WPI inflation

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
Industry sees room for more rate cuts as inflation rises

Industry sees room for more rate cuts as inflation rises

Wholesale inflation increased to 1.88 per cent in July as prices of some commodities increased in the first month of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout.

Aug 14, 2017, 23:32 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 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
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.

Apr 17, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
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.

Feb 18, 2017, 15:41 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
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.

Nov 15, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2016, 19:27 PM IST
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.

Oct 17, 2016, 15:25 PM IST
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.

Oct 14, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2016, 13:28 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2016, 12:30 PM IST
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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Aug 16, 2016, 23:44 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
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.

Aug 16, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
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.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:03 PM IST
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.

Jul 14, 2016, 19:21 PM IST