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Inflation to average at 5 % in FY'18: Crisil

CPI inflation is likely to average higher at 5 percent in the current fiscal on expectations of increasing pressure on food prices as well as uptick in global oil and commodity rates, says a Crisil report.

 

Set up index to monitor services inflation: Parliamentary panel to govt

Set up index to monitor services inflation: Parliamentary panel to govt

The inflation data currently fails to capture the ground reality, a Parliamentary panel has said, asking the government to come up with a separate price index for the services sector so as to reflect the rising costs in areas such as healthcare and education.

Retail inflation rises to 3.65% in February

Retail inflation rises to 3.65% in February

Retail inflation rose to 3.65 percent in February mainly on account of surge in price of food items like fruits, sugar and confectionery.

 

US inflation hits fastest pace in 4 years

US consumer prices in January rose at their fastest pace in nearly four years, a fresh sign that a pickup in inflation may be approaching, Labor Department figures showed Wednesday.

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

India Inc on Tuesday pitched for lower lending rates and nudged policymakers to take measures to improve the credit flow to manufacturing and infrastructure sectors as wholesale inflation rose at the fastest pace of 5.25 percent in two-and-a-half years in January.

Consumer price inflation set to see upside pressure: Crisil

Consumer price inflation set to see upside pressure: Crisil

Even as consumer price inflation (CPI) has come down due to a dip in food inflation and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) also seen a slip as a fallout of demonetisation, the former could see upside pressure hereon, Crisil said today.

Inflation eases to 5-year low of 3.17% in January

Inflation eases to 5-year low of 3.17% in January

Retail inflation eased to 3.17 percent in January, its lowest level in at least five years.

 

 

Reports on the relief in the retail inflation rate

Reports on the relief in the retail inflation rate. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Demonetisation pushes retail inflation to a 3-year low of 3.41% in December

Demonetisation pushes retail inflation to a 3-year low of 3.41% in December

Falling prices of vegetables and pulses in the wake of cash crunch following the demonetisation move pushed the retail inflation to a 3-year low of 3.41 percent in December.

Economy grew 7.2% in first half of current fiscal, inflation in comfort zone: FinMin

Economy grew 7.2% in first half of current fiscal, inflation in comfort zone: FinMin

Finance Ministry on Friday said that the Indian economy grew 7.2 percent in the first half of the current fiscal, retaining its position as one of the fastest growing major economies in the world.

Retail inflation cools to 13-month low; creates room for more rate cut

Retail inflation cools to 13-month low; creates room for more rate cut

Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent, mainly on account of easing vegetables prices, creating headroom for further rate cut by Reserve Bank in coming months.

June CPI inflation to marginally ease to 5.6%, says DBS

June CPI inflation to marginally ease to 5.6%, says DBS

May factory output and June inflation numbers are likely to reinforce the status that India's industrial activity remains weak while headline inflation hovers at recent highs, says a DBS report.

Macro data, Q1 show to take spotlight for markets this week

Macro data, Q1 show to take spotlight for markets this week

IIP and inflation data, quarterly earnings from blue-chips TCS and Infosys and progress of monsoon rains will be key determinants for the stock market this week, say experts.

Inflation, Fed meet to take centre-stage for market this week

Inflation, Fed meet to take centre-stage for market this week

Inflation numbers, progress of monsoon rains and key global developments, including the US Fed meeting, will lay the pitch for the stock market movement this week, say analysts.

RBI retains retail inflation target at 5% with upward bias

RBI retains retail inflation target at 5% with upward bias

Mumbai: RBI on Tuesday retained January 2017 retail inflation target at 5 percent, though with an upward bias, amid a sharper-than-anticipated upsurge in inflationary pressures due to food items and firming oil prices.

Retail inflation falls to a 3-month low of 5.18% in February

Retail inflation falls to a 3-month low of 5.18% in February

After rising for five months in a row, retail inflation in February fell to 3-month low of 5.18 percent as food prices including vegetables, pulses and fruits became less costly.

Retail inflation likely to be 4.5-5% in 2016-17: Survey

Retail inflation likely to be 4.5-5% in 2016-17: Survey

The government expects retail inflation to ease to 4.5-5 percent in 2016-17 fiscal mainly due to continued downward pressure on global commodity prices and prospects of a normal monsoon.

Saudi inflation soars to five-year high on subsidy cut

Saudi inflation soared to a five-year high in January after the kingdom made unprecedented cuts to public subsidies and raised fuel prices, a research report said Wednesday.

CPI inflation likely at 5.6-5.8% over next 2 months: Deutsche

CPI inflation likely at 5.6-5.8% over next 2 months: Deutsche

Inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is likely to remain in the 5.6-5.8 percent range over the next two months, Deutsche Bank said in a research note, predicting that RBI would cut the policy rate "one more time".

Retail inflation rises to 5.61% in December; up 5th month in row

Retail inflation rises to 5.61% in December; up 5th month in row

In the rural areas, retail inflation rose to 6.32 percent and for urban sector it was at 4.73 percent during the month.