CPI inflation

Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

The higher inflation rate is unlikely to push the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to change its key rate any time soon.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
Looming inflation to dash rate cut prospects: Assocham

Looming inflation to dash rate cut prospects: Assocham

The chamber observed that as uncertainty and apprehension loom over crude oil prices and vegetables, mainly on the back of rising retail prices of onion and tomatoes, it is disrupting household budgets.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
New GST rates may lower CPI inflation by 0.20%: Report

New GST rates may lower CPI inflation by 0.20%: Report

Retail or CPI inflation rose to 7-month high of 3.58 percent in October, driven up by costlier food items, particularly vegetables.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

The rupee was trading higher by 13 paise to 65.29 against the American currency at the forex market on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Retail inflation hits 7-month high of 3.58% in October

Retail inflation hits 7-month high of 3.58% in October

Retail inflation has been steadily rising since June, when it eased to 1.46 percent - its slowest pace since India started releasing such figures in January 2012, based on combined data for rural and urban consumers.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
RBI likely to cut rates in Dec 6 policy review: Report

RBI likely to cut rates in Dec 6 policy review: Report

The core Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation, adjusted for house rent allowance is moderating, and the HRA impact (post 7th Pay Commission), is largely "statistical", it said.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
FPIs invest $1.5 billion in debt markets in Oct so far

FPIs invest $1.5 billion in debt markets in Oct so far

However, in view of higher stock valuations, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) pulled out Rs 1,775 crore (USD 272 million) from equities during this period.

Oct 15, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
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
Double boost for economy: Industrial output growth rebounds; inflation cools

Double boost for economy: Industrial output growth rebounds; inflation cools

The previous high in IIP growth was recorded at 5.7 percent in November 2016.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Equities ride bulls on easing geo-political risks, industry data: Market review

Equities ride bulls on easing geo-political risks, industry data: Market review

However, the outflow was offset by continous injection of funds by the domestic institutional investors, who bought scrips worth Rs 3,835.21 crore.

Sep 16, 2017, 18:07 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
India's industrial output growth crawls at 1.2%; inflation rises to 3.36%

India's industrial output growth crawls at 1.2%; inflation rises to 3.36%

The factory output growth, measured on the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), for April-May period decelerated to 2.3 percent from 7.3 percent in the same period last fiscal, as per the data released by the Central Statistics Office.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:52 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
Retail inflation to be well within RBI's 2-6% target: BofAML

Retail inflation to be well within RBI's 2-6% target: BofAML

Retail inflation is likely to stay well within the RBI's 2-6 per cent mandate in the coming months and accordingly, the central bank is expected to cut policy rates by 25 bps on December 6, says a report.

Aug 21, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
RBI to maintain "prolonged pause" before next rate cut: HSBC

RBI to maintain "prolonged pause" before next rate cut: HSBC

The note comes two days after data showed that headline consumer price inflation (CPI) almost doubled to 2.36 percent for July from 1.54 percent in the previous month, and a day after the wholesale price inflation also shot up to 1.54 percent from being negative in the previous month.

Aug 16, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Inflation to stay below RBI's target of 4%: Economy Survey

Inflation to stay below RBI's target of 4%: Economy Survey

The Survey said the fact that current inflation is running well below the 4 percent target suggests that inflation by March 2018 is likely to come in below the RBI?s medium term goal of 4 percent.

Aug 11, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

DBS expects RBI to cut its policy rates by 0.25%

At home, Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation has undershot official projections consistently for the past six- seven months, with the June print slipping below the targeted 2-6 per cent range, it noted.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
MPC minutes strengthen case for a rate cut: Analysts

MPC minutes strengthen case for a rate cut: Analysts

Minutes of the RBI meeting in June reveal more flexibility among MPC members and the central bank might deliver a 25 bps rate cut in its August review, said analysts.

Jun 22, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
RBI to keep rates unaltered in near term: D&B

RBI to keep rates unaltered in near term: D&B

The Reserve Bank is likely to keep key policy rates "unaltered" in the near term as prices of goods and services are expected to be volatile post GST and favourable inflation base effect wanes out, says a report.

Jun 20, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17 percent in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST