Retail inflation hits 6-month low of 4.83% in March

Retail inflation hits 6-month low of 4.83% in March

The retail inflation, measured on Consumer Price Index (CPI), in February was revised upwards to 5.26 percent from 5.18.

March retail inflation drops to 4.83

March retail inflation drops to 4.83

Showing some signs of relief, retail inflation felt to 4.83 percent in March as compared to 5.18 percent in February.

As inflation eases, industry raises pitch for rate cut

ndia's annual retail inflation eased to 5.18 percent in February from 5.69 percent in the month before even as the 12-month wholesale inflation was in the negative for the 16th straight month, official data showed on Monday.

Inflation down in February; raises hope for interest rate cut

Inflation down in February; raises hope for interest rate cut

Retail inflation eased in February as food prices rose at a slower pace, while Wholesale Price Index stayed in negative territory for the 16th month, raising expectations of interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank next month.

Retail inflation falls to a 3-month low of 5.18% in February

Retail inflation falls to a 3-month low of 5.18% in February

After rising for five months in a row, retail inflation in February fell to 3-month low of 5.18 percent as food prices including vegetables, pulses and fruits became less costly.

Retail inflation likely to be 4.5-5% in 2016-17: Survey

Retail inflation likely to be 4.5-5% in 2016-17: Survey

The government expects retail inflation to ease to 4.5-5 percent in 2016-17 fiscal mainly due to continued downward pressure on global commodity prices and prospects of a normal monsoon.

Inflation hits 16-month high of 5.69% in January

Inflation hits 16-month high of 5.69% in January

Rising for the the sixth straight month, retail inflation touched a 16-month high of 5.69 percent in January, mainly due to costlier food prices.

Households' inflation expectation at over 10%: RBI

Households' inflation expectation at over 10%: RBI

Indian households expect inflation at over 10 percent in the year ahead, twice as much as RBI's retail inflation target of 5 percent by March 2017, according to a survey conducted by the Reserve Bank of India.

Double blow to economy: IIP plunges to over 4-year low; inflation accelerates

Double blow to economy: IIP plunges to over 4-year low; inflation accelerates

Dragged by poor manufacturing output, industrial production plunged to an over four-year low, contracting 3.2 percent in November, while retail inflation inched up in December, a set of data which RBI will consider in its monetary policy review next month.

December retail inflation inches up for 5th month to 5.61%

December retail inflation inches up for 5th month to 5.61%

Rising for the fifth straight month, retail inflation or CPI quickened to 5.61 percent in December, mainly on costlier vegetables and cereals, limiting the headroom for the Reserve Bank to lower rate next month.

India's IIP growth suffers sharpest fall in more than 4 years

India's IIP growth suffers sharpest fall in more than 4 years

India's annual industrial output contracted in November, its worst performance in more than four years, while retail inflation picked up, complicating the central bank`s task of steering monetary policy at a time of international deflation.

Lower inflation result of reforms, global oil prices: FinMin

Lower inflation result of reforms, global oil prices: FinMin

WPI-based inflation has come down from 6.0 percent in 2013-14 to 2.0 percent in 2014-15. The wholesale inflation has been in the negative zone since November 2014 and stood at -3.8 percent in October 2015.

Retail inflation at 14-month high of 5.41%; food prices spike

Retail inflation at 14-month high of 5.41%; food prices spike

Retail inflation rose for the 4th-month in a row in November, accelerating to 14-month high of 5.41 percent on sharp pickup in food prices, posing a challenge to further easing of monetary policy by the Reserve Bank.

Retail inflation may rise to 5.5% in Q4: Survey

Retail inflation may rise to 5.5% in Q4: Survey

The retail inflation is likely to rise to 5.5 percent in the last quarter of this fiscal and thereafter may moderate to 5.2 percent by September 2016, says an RBI-sponsored survey of professional forecasters.

Uptick in retail inflation warrants vigilance: RBI

Uptick in retail inflation warrants vigilance: RBI

Uptick in retail inflation in the last two months, especially in non-food items, warrants vigilance, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said today.

Inflation completely under control in India: CEA

Inflation completely under control in India: CEA

Inflation is completely under control and it is well within the target of the Reserve Bank, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said Wednesday.

Retail inflation rises to 5% in October on dearer food items

Retail inflation rises to 5% in October on dearer food items

Overall consumer food inflation during the month rose to 5.25 percent in October, government data showed Thursday.

IIP rises to 3-year high of 6.4% in August; retail inflation in comfort zone

IIP rises to 3-year high of 6.4% in August; retail inflation in comfort zone

Showing signs of recovery, industrial output rose to nearly 3-year high of 6.4 percent in August on improvement in manufacturing and capital goods while retail inflation remained with in comfort zone.

Retail inflation rises to 4.41% in September on dearer food items

Retail inflation rises to 4.41% in September on dearer food items

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation in August stood at 3.74 percent on cheaper vegetables, fruits and protein rich items, government data showed Monday.

Retail inflation up at 4.41% in September from 3.66% in August

Retail inflation up at 4.41% in September from 3.66% in August

After touching a new low of 3.66 percent in August, retail inflation rose to 4.41 percent in the month of September on the back of higher prices of vegetables and fruits especially onion and pulses.