Consumer Price Index

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

The data revealed the overall food inflation moderated to 1.25 per cent in September from 1.67 per cent in the previous month.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.36% on costlier veggies

Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.36% on costlier veggies

The August inflation number is the highest since March 2017, when it was recorded at 3.89 percent.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Macro-data, global cues to drive stock markets

Macro-data, global cues to drive stock markets

Macro-economic data points and the direction of foreign funds` flow are expected to influence sentiments of investors and set the tone for the Indian equity markets in the upcoming week, feel senior analysts.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
CPI inflation likely to be at 3.2% in August: Morgan Stanley

CPI inflation likely to be at 3.2% in August: Morgan Stanley

CPI inflation stood at 2.4 percent in July.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
US consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again

US consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again

Policymakers are confronted with benign inflation and a tight a labor market as they weigh a third rate hike and announcing plans to start reducing the central bank`s $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. 

Jul 14, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

Wholesale inflation fell to 0.90 per cent in June -- the lowest in at least eight months -- as prices in food articles, including vegetables, declined.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
India's industrial growth falls to 1.7% in May; inflation at record low of 1.54%

India's industrial growth falls to 1.7% in May; inflation at record low of 1.54%

Industrial output growth dropped to 1.7 percent in May from 8 percent in the same month last year. On the other hand, retail inflation hit new low of 1.54 percent in June, down from 2.18 per cent in May.

Jul 12, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Veggies, pulses drag inflation to record low of 2.18% in May

Veggies, pulses drag inflation to record low of 2.18% in May

Retail inflation fell to a record low of 2.18 percent in May as prices of kitchen staples like vegetables and pulses declined sharply although there was a marginal spike in fruit rates.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Sensex drops 166 points, Nifty cracks below 9,600-mark

Sensex drops 166 points, Nifty cracks below 9,600-mark

The 50-issue NSE Nifty ended 51.85 points, or 0.54 percent, at 9,616.40 after cracking below 9,600-mark to touch a low of 9,598.50.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

GST to have minimal impact on CPI Index: Morgan Stanley

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to have minimal direct impact on the consumer price index (CPI) basket, a report said.

May 22, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

WPI, IIP new series more reflective of market trend: India Inc

The index of industrial production (IIP) growth was 5.5 percent in March 2016.

May 12, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
Retail inflation hits a low of 2.99% in April

Retail inflation hits a low of 2.99% in April

Retail inflation fell sharply to 2.99 percent in April, from 3.89 percent in March, due to lower cost of food items, including pulses and vegetables that showed a deflationary trend.

 

May 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Market Outlook: Macro data, global cues to chart equity markets' course

Key macro-economic data points coupled with ongoing fourth quarter results and global cues are expected to affect the course of Indian equity markets during the upcoming trade week, analysts said.

May 08, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

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.

 

Apr 05, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
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.

Mar 19, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
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.

 

Mar 14, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
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.

Feb 14, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
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.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
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.

 

 

Feb 13, 2017, 17:44 PM IST