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IIP rebounds, retail inflation slides to 6-month low

IIP rebounds, retail inflation slides to 6-month low

Industrial production grew at 2 percent in February after remaining negative for three months and retail inflation dropped to a 6-month low of 4.83 percent in March, reflecting some improvement in the economy and offering further scope to RBI to stay accommodative.

Wholesale inflation slips to -2.33% in March

Wholesale inflation fell to -2.33 per cent in March, slipping further from -2.06 per cent in February, according to the data released on Wednesday.

Softer inflation gives RBI room to cut rate: Industry

The fall in retail inflation in March to a 3-month low of 5.17 percent provides leeway to the Reserve Bank (RBI) to resume its rate-cutting cycle, India Inc said on Monday.

March logs 3-month low inflation; renews demand for rate cut

March logs 3-month low inflation; renews demand for rate cut

Easing of food prices, mainly milk and vegetables, pulled down the March retail inflation to 3-month low of 5.17 percent.

March retail inflation at three-month low of 5.17%

India`s annual consumer price inflation unexpectedly slowed down to a three-month low of 5.17 percent in March as food prices moderated, government data showed on Monday.

Inflation could ease further in coming months, says Montek

With inflation declining to below 6 percent in March after over three years, Planning Commission Monday exuded confidence that the price situation would improve further in the coming months.

Inflation eases to 3-yr low of 5.96% on cheaper veggies

Providing some relief to common man, softening vegetable prices pulled down inflation to over 3-year low of 5.96 percent in March, raising hopes of rate cut next month by the Reserve Bank to boost economic growth.

Retail inflation rises to 8.65% in March

The retail inflation for industrial workers stood at 8.65 percent in March, higher than 7.57 percent in February due to a spurt in food prices.

Inflation declines marginally; essential items remain costly

Overall inflation fell marginally to 6.89 percent in March but prices of essential items like pulses, potato and milk remained "disturbingly" high, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to state that the government would have to address the problem.