Wholesale Price Index

Wholesale inflation to moderate further; to average 2.8% in 2018: Nomura

Wholesale inflation to moderate further; to average 2.8% in 2018: Nomura

According to the Japanese financial services major, a moderation in WPI inflation in the coming months is likely owing to falling vegetable prices and favourable base effects.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Wholesale inflation falls to 2.6% in Sept as food items soften

Wholesale inflation falls to 2.6% in Sept as food items soften

The government data released on Monday showed that inflation in food articles tapered to 2.04 percent in September, as against 5.75 percent in August on an yearly basis.

Oct 16, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
CPI inflation likely to be at 3.2% in August: Morgan Stanley

CPI inflation likely to be at 3.2% in August: Morgan Stanley

CPI inflation stood at 2.4 percent in July.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
WPI inflation rises sharply to 1.88% in July vs 0.90% in June

WPI inflation rises sharply to 1.88% in July vs 0.90% in June

The government data released on Monday showed that prices of food articles rose by 2.15 percent in July on a yearly basis.

Aug 14, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

Wholesale inflation fell to 0.90 per cent in June -- the lowest in at least eight months -- as prices in food articles, including vegetables, declined.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
WPI inflation eases to 0.9 percent in June

WPI inflation eases to 0.9 percent in June

India`s wholesale prices further eased to 0.9 percent year-on-year in June, government data showed on Friday, in line with the decline in retail inflation.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17 percent in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Revision in WPI, IIP base year will raise 2016-17 GDP by 0.50%

Revision in WPI, IIP base year will raise 2016-17 GDP by 0.50%

CSO had predicted a growth rate of 7.1 percent for 2016-17, in which the October-December quarter was predominantly marked by the demonetisation.

May 30, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Changes made in the base year of IIP and WPI

Changes made in the base year of IIP and WPI. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

May 13, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

WPI, IIP new series more reflective of market trend: India Inc

The index of industrial production (IIP) growth was 5.5 percent in March 2016.

May 12, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

Tissue paper, cucumber, gas among 199 new items in WPI basket

The government on Friday released the new series of the WPI with change in base year to 2011-12 from 2004-05 and after rejigging the items in the basket for making the index more reflective.

May 12, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

April WPI inflation slips to 3.85% as food prices cool

The index basket of the new series has a total of 697 items, including 117 for primary articles, 16 for fuel and power and 564 for manufactured products.

May 12, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Q4 results, macro-data to guide equity markets' movements

Q4 results, macro-data to guide equity markets' movements

Upcoming fourth quarter earning results, along with macro-economic data points and global geo-political tensions are expected to determine the trajectory of Indian equities markets during the week starting April 10.

Apr 09, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Set up index to monitor services inflation: Parliamentary panel to govt

Set up index to monitor services inflation: Parliamentary panel to govt

The inflation data currently fails to capture the ground reality, a Parliamentary panel has said, asking the government to come up with a separate price index for the services sector so as to reflect the rising costs in areas such as healthcare and education.

Mar 19, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Wholesale inflation spikes to 5.25% in January, fuel prices rise

Wholesale inflation spikes to 5.25% in January, fuel prices rise. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
WPI inflation hits 23-month high of 3.55%, food items costlier

WPI inflation hits 23-month high of 3.55%, food items costlier

Driven by costlier food items, WPI-based inflation soared to 23-month high of 3.55 percent in July, prompting demands for strong government action to address supply issues.

Aug 16, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
Inflation negative for 16th month, falls to (-)0.91% in February

Inflation negative for 16th month, falls to (-)0.91% in February

Subdued prices of certain food items and petroleum products kept the WPI (Wholesale Price Index) inflation at (-)0.91 percent in February as against (-)2.17 percent a year ago. It was (-)0.9 percent in January.

 

Mar 14, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
WPI inflation at (-)0.73% in December, food prices harden

WPI inflation at (-)0.73% in December, food prices harden

For the 14th month in a row, wholesale prices fell in December but the rate of decline at 0.73 percent was the slowest in last one year as food prices shot up, indicating return of inflationary pressures ahead of RBI's monetary policy review.

Jan 14, 2016, 14:10 PM IST
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.

Dec 14, 2015, 21:34 PM IST
RBI likely to slash repo rate by 0.50%  in H1 2016: Barclays

RBI likely to slash repo rate by 0.50% in H1 2016: Barclays

India is likely to clock a growth rate of 7.5 percent for the July-September quarter, while the Reserve Bank is expected to go for 0.50 percent cut in interest rate in the first half of next year amid softer inflation, says a Barclays report.

Nov 22, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

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