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Retail, WPI inflation cools; raises hope of RBI rate cut

Retail, WPI inflation cools; raises hope of RBI rate cut

Softening food prices helped ease retail as well as wholesale inflation in October, raising hopes that RBI may go in for another rate cut in its monetary policy review next month.

Retail inflation at 14-month low of 4.2% in October on easing food prices

Easing food and fuel prices helped pull down retail inflation to 14-month low of 4.20 percent in October this year, strengthening the case for RBI rate cut next month.

Retail inflation to soften further, October CPI seen at 4.1%: Citigroup

Retail inflation to soften further, October CPI seen at 4.1%: Citigroup

Retail inflation is expected to soften to 4.1 percent in October and ease further to sub-4 percent level by November-December, largely helped by favourable base effect, says a Citigroup report.

'Easing of inflation offers scope for another rate cut this year'

 With both retail and wholesale inflation easing, the Reserve Bank may cut policy rates by another 25 basis points this fiscal, India Ratings said.

 WPI inflation in September eases to 3.57%

WPI inflation in September eases to 3.57%

Keeping in trend with retail inflation, wholesale price inflation (WPI) in September eased to 3.57 percent in month of September from a two-year high of 3.74 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday. 

WPI inflation slows to 3.57% in September; pulses inflation continue to rule high

WPI inflation slows to 3.57% in September; pulses inflation continue to rule high

Wholesale inflation eased to 3.57 percent in September as food articles, led by vegetables, witnessed softening of prices.

Retail inflation cools to 13-month low; creates room for more rate cut

Retail inflation cools to 13-month low; creates room for more rate cut

Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent, mainly on account of easing vegetables prices, creating headroom for further rate cut by Reserve Bank in coming months.

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September

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Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

New Delhi: Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent mainly on account of easing vegetables prices.

Moderating retail inflation raises rate cut hopes: Ind-Ra

Moderating retail inflation raises rate cut hopes: Ind-Ra

The sharp fall in retail inflation in August has increased the chances of monetary easing by the central bank, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said .

India's Industrial growth contracts by 2.4%, inflation falls to 5.05%

India's Industrial growth contracts by 2.4%, inflation falls to 5.05%

India's annual retail inflation eased by 100 basis points to 5.05 percent in August, but factory output again dipped to a negative growth of (-)2.4 percent in July from an expansion of 1.95 percent in the moth before, official data showed on Monday.

Retail inflation at 2-year high, hits 6.07% in July

 Retail inflation shot up to nearly 2 year high of 6.07 per cent in July, well above the RBI's comfortable level, on surge in prices of food items as demand for sugar, oil & fats and spices rose ahead of the festival season.

India's industrial output growth accelerates to 2.1%  in June

India's industrial output growth accelerates to 2.1% in June

Encouraged by good show by manufacturing and capital goods sectors, the India's Industrial Production made a recovery in June.

Retail inflation hits 2-year high; rises to 6.07% in July, as against 5.77% in June

Retail inflation hits 2-year high; rises to 6.07% in July, as against 5.77% in June

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New Delhi: India's retail inflation in the month of July spurted to 6 percent mark, the highest in 22 month as against 5.77 percent in June on the back of rising food prices.

July CPI pulses inflation stood at 27.53% versus 26.86% in June.

CPI inflation rises to 22-month high of 5.8% in June

CPI inflation rises to 22-month high of 5.8% in June

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Retail inflation hits 22-month high of 5.77% in June, IIP growth subdued

Retail inflation hits 22-month high of 5.77% in June, IIP growth subdued

Showing feeble signs of recovery, industrial production grew by 1.2 percent in May, but retail inflation touched a 22-month high of 5.77 percent in June, squeezing headroom for a rate cut by Reserve Bank.

High retail inflation diminishes rate cut hopes

High retail inflation diminishes rate cut hopes

Soaring food prices drove India`s headline inflation to its highest level in nearly two years in June, increasing the odds of the central bank keeping interest rates on hold next month.

 

India's industrial growth recovers to 1.2% in May; June inflation at 5.77%

India's industrial growth recovers to 1.2% in May; June inflation at 5.77%

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 5.77 percent in June as against 5.76 percent in May.

'Most names doing rounds to replace Rajan are inflation doves'

'Most names doing rounds to replace Rajan are inflation doves'

In what is likely to appease the pro-growth lobby, Japanese brokerage Nomura has opined that most names being considered to fill the post of RBI Governor have a neutral-to-dovish stance on fighting inflation, unlike the incumbent Raghuram Rajan whose hawkishness is well known.

Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

New Delhi: Retail inflation, aggravated by food prices and a sharp recovery in global commodities, will keep RBI guarded on rate cut as it strives to contain the rise in prices to 5 percent by March 2017, Ind-Ra said on Monday.