India Inflation

Exclusive: CII chief on what Fitch, S&P and Moody's ratings mean for India

In an interview with Zee Media, CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee shares his views on India's growth prospects, expectations for an upward trajectory and more.

Dec 12, 2017, 07:30 AM IST
Inflation data shows steady decline in general prices: FM Jaitley

Inflation data shows steady decline in general prices: FM Jaitley

Arun Jaitley has countered the Congress's allegations of "price rise" with a couple of tweets.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Growth, inflation to trend higher in next 6-12 months: Nomura

Growth, inflation to trend higher in next 6-12 months: Nomura

Most MPC members voted for a rate cut in August owing to low inflation momentum and signs of weaker growth.

Aug 17, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
India retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months in July

India retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months in July

India`s retail inflation is expected to have picked up slightly in July after cooling in the previous three months, a Reuters poll showed, but likely remained well below the central bank`s 4 percent medium-term target.

Aug 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

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.

May 12, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
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.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
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.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
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.

Feb 14, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
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.

Jan 16, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

CPI has fallen down to 5.05%

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

Sep 14, 2016, 15:45 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2016, 13:28 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2016, 12:30 PM IST
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.

Sep 06, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
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.

Sep 02, 2016, 15:39 PM IST
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

Jun 14, 2016, 12:15 PM IST
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.

Mar 25, 2016, 15:29 PM IST
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.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
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".

Feb 17, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
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.

Jan 14, 2016, 12:35 PM IST