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IIP rebounds to 13-month high of 3.4%

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:32

In March this year, the growth in output contracted by 0.5 percent after revision of the provisional estimates.

Retail inflation falls to 3-month low of 8.28% in May

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:11

The retail inflation, measured on consumer price index (CPI), was 8.59 percent in April.

April inflation eases to 5.2%; gives RBI space for rate cut

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 14:03

Inflation eased to 5.2 percent in April due to drop in prices of food items, providing some space to RBI for cut in key rate at its bi-monthly monetary policy on June 3.

April retail inflation rises to 3-month high of 8.59%

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:11

Costlier vegetables, fruits and milk pushed up retail inflation to three-month high of 8.59 percent in April, squeezing the space for the Reserve Bank to ease interest rates in the monetary policy review in June.

Retail inflation rises to 3-month high of 8.59% in April

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 17:59

Driven by higher food prices, the annual consumer price index inflation in April grew to 8.59 percent compared to the 8.31 in March.

China deflation fears rise as inflation slows to 18-month low

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 11:08

The consumer price index -- a main gauge of inflation -- went up by 1.8 percent year-on-year last month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement, down from a rise of 2.4 percent in March.

RBI may eventually tighten rates to tame inflation: HSBC

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:26

The Reserve Bank of India is likely to remain in wait-and-watch mode now, but will eventually need to tighten policy rates to contain upside risks to inflation, an HSBC report said.

Retail inflation rises to 8.31% in March

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 18:35

Retail inflation in March inched up to 8.31 percent from 8.03 in February, mainly on account of a rise in fruit and vegetable prices.

Retail inflation rises to 8.31% in March on higher food prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:42

Costlier vegetable prices pushed up the retail inflation to 9.1 percent in March compared to the 8.57 percent in February inching closer towards the double digit mark.

Costlier food items push inflation higher at 5.7% in March

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:27

The inflation in the food items, based on the wholesale price index (WPI), shot up by 9.9 percent in March as against 8.12 percent in the previous month.

RBI shifts to CPI-based Real Effective Exchange Rate

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 21:40

Shifting focus to retail inflation, the Reserve Bank on Friday said it will compute and release Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) only on the basis of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the price index for India from this financial year.

CPI for factory workers eases to 2-year low of 6.73% in Feb

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:25

Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to a two year low of 6.73 percent in February due to softening of prices of food items.