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India will clock over 7.5% growth in 2017-18: Finance Secy Ashok Lavasa

India can clock a GDP growth of over 7.5 percent in the fiscal 2017-18 and the country's macro-economic fundamentals, including fiscal deficit and inflation, are all "very sound", according to Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa.

CPI inflation seen at 4.8% in FY18, fears exaggerated: Report

CPI inflation seen at 4.8% in FY18, fears exaggerated: Report

Since December 2016, WPI inflation is more than CPI inflation, the report said, adding this trend is expected to continue till the fourth quarter of this fiscal.

February wholesale price inflation rises sharply to 39-month high of 6.55%

February wholesale price inflation rises sharply to 39-month high of 6.55%

February wholesale price inflation rose sharply to 6.55 percent, from 5.25 percent in the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday.

January WPI inflation shoots up to 5.25% versus 3.39% for December

January WPI inflation shoots up to 5.25% versus 3.39% for December

The provisional headline inflation rate based on WPI for January, 2017 is 5.25% as against 3.39% for December, 2016., as per government data.

WPI inflation inches up to 3.39% in December

WPI inflation inches up to 3.39% in December

Wholsale Price Index (WPI) inflation for December 2016 inches up to 3.39 percent, from 3.15 percent in the previous month, government data showed on Monday.

Inflation may further rise in coming months: India Inc

As wholesale prices inched up to a two-year high of 3.74 percent in August, industry experts anticipate a further rise in coming months, leaving little room for interest rate cut.

CPI has fallen down to 5.05%

CPI has fallen down to 5.05%. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

WPI inflation hits 2-year high of 3.74% in August

WPI inflation hits 2-year high of 3.74% in August

Wholesale inflation soared to a two-year high of 3.74 percent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as vegetable prices witnessed some moderation.

WPI Inflation rises to 3.74% in August

WPI Inflation rises to 3.74% in August

Wholesale inflation soared to 3.74 percent in August as vegetables, pulses and sugar turned costlier.

Hope India will continue to prioritise low inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Hope India will continue to prioritise low inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose tenure at the central bank ended this month, hopes the process of cleaning up banks in the country will be finished and government will continue to prioritise "low inflation", even as he warned against low interest rates globally.

Patel to instituionalise policy changes at RBI: Fitch

Patel to instituionalise policy changes at RBI: Fitch

Under new Governor Urjit Patel, RBI is expected to institutionalise policy changes initiated to curb inflation and clean up the balance sheets of banks, Fitch said.

Food prices pushes WPI Inflation to 0.79% in May; reduces hopes of rate cut

Food prices pushes WPI Inflation to 0.79% in May; reduces hopes of rate cut

Wholesale inflation rose to 0.79 percent in May compared with 0.34 percent in April

Strong recovery in FY17 on consumption boost: Morgan Stanley

Strong recovery in FY17 on consumption boost: Morgan Stanley

With both real interest rate in the positive arena and inflation under check, private consumption is set to pick up strongly, leading to a better overall growth, which will be better than the 1998-2002 recovery cycle, says leading Wall Street brokerage Morgan Stanley.

Moody's pegs India's GDP growth at 7.5% in 2016-17

Moody's pegs India's GDP growth at 7.5% in 2016-17

The recent measures that now allow 100 percent foreign ownership in a number of sectors will foster further increases in FDI.

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".

India's WPI inflation remains negative for 14th straight month in December

India's WPI inflation remains negative for 14th straight month in December

Food prices last month, however, gained 8.17 percent year-on-year, compared with a provisional 5.20 percent gain in November.

Cane arrears come down to Rs 6,681 crore till November 15

Cane arrears come down to Rs 6,681 crore till November 15

The arrears to be paid by mills to sugarcane farmers have come down to Rs 6,681 crore from a peak of Rs 17,301 crore in July this year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Nomura sees India's GDP growth at 7.8 % and 8% 2016-2017

Nomura sees India's GDP growth at 7.8 % and 8% 2016-2017

India is in the initial stages of a business cycle recovery with Gross Domestic Growth expected at 7.8 percent in 2016 and 8 percent in 2017, up from 7.3 percent expectation for this year, Japanese financial group Nomura forecast today.

Reserve Bank cautious despite pressure for rate cuts

Reserve Bank cautious despite pressure for rate cuts

Though the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to cut interest rates next week by a quarter percent to a four-year low, officials say concerns over prices make it likely to resist political pressure for significant easing in the coming months.

Rates should come down, but RBI final authority: Jaitley

Making a strong case for rate cut by RBI later this month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said monetary policy plays an important role in stimulating growth and is hopeful that it will appropriately act with a sense of responsibility on this front.