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WPI inflation plunges to 5.70% in March vs 6.55% in February

WPI inflation plunges to 5.70% in March vs 6.55% in February

Wholesale inflation eased to 5.70 percent in March on softening prices of pulses, potato and onion, making the case for a rate cut in August even stronger.

Market post 4th weekly gain, up by 135 points

Market post 4th weekly gain, up by 135 points

Market posted fourth straight weekly rise, lifted by buying in select counters, as the benchmark Sensex closed near five month highs by gaining 134.50 points to close at 28,468.75, while the broader Nifty held above the key 8,800-level.

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.

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.

WPI inflation to average 1.5% this year: Nomura

WPI inflation to average 1.5% this year: Nomura

Inflation based on wholesale prices is expected to moderate further in the months ahead and is expected to average 1.5 percent this year, says a Nomura report.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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.

Wholesale inflation soars to 23-month high of 3.55% in July

Wholesale inflation soars to 23-month high of 3.55% in July

Wholesale price index-based inflation accelerated for the fourth straight month in July hitting 3.55 percent on costlier food and manufactured items.

WPI inflation to average 0.6% in 2016: Nomura

WPI inflation to average 0.6% in 2016: Nomura

 WPI inflation is expected to rise and average around 0.6 percent this year, while the pace of increase will remain slow amid weak demand conditions, says a Nomura report.

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier vegetables, pulses and sugar pushed WPI inflation for the third straight month in June to 1.62 percent, queering the pitch for the Reserve Bank to reduce rates in its August policy meet.

Ensure proper supplies to contain food inflation: India Inc

Ensure proper supplies to contain food inflation: India Inc

As WPI inflation inched up to 0.79 percent in May, India Inc called for better supply-side management to rein in the higher vegetable prices, with experts anticipating a surge in food inflation going ahead.

Oil price of up to $60 will not hurt fiscal maths: Jayant Sinha

Oil price of up to $60 will not hurt fiscal maths: Jayant Sinha

As crude oil price hit an 11-month high of USD 50 per barrel, the government today said its fiscal maths and inflation calculations will not be impacted if the commodity stays below the USD 60 mark.

Inflation to moderate in second half of FY17: StanChart

Inflation to moderate in second half of FY17: StanChart

The headline inflation rose to 5.4 percent in April, dashing hopes of a rate cut by the RBI. The RBI is targeting to get it down to 5 percent by early 2017.

WPI inflation turns positive after 17 months; 0.34% in April

WPI inflation turns positive after 17 months; 0.34% in April

The April Wholesale Price Index-based inflation stood at 0.34 percent higher than minus 0.85 percent in March.

 

Food inflation up even as WPI remains in negative zone for 17th month in a row

Food inflation up even as WPI remains in negative zone for 17th month in a row

Food inflation stood at 3.73 percent in March compared with 3.35 percent in February, showed official data released today.