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Higher weight of food items causing high retail inflation: Govt

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:25

India's CPI inflation in June 2014 dipped to a 30-month low of 7.31 percent mainly on fall in prices of food items, including cereals, meat and vegetables.

Deficient monsoon may 'cast a cloud' on inflation outlook: D&B

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 16:24

Inflation numbers have showed some improvement in the month of June and but deficient monsoon may "cast a cloud" on the price front going forward, says a Dun & Bradstreet report.

Sensex snaps five-day losing streak, rallies 200 points

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:23

The NSE 50-share Nifty also firmed up by 64.60 points, or 0.87 percent, to 7,518.75.

Inflation eases in June, weak monsoon cause of concern

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 23:51

While retail inflation in June touched its lowest mark at 7.31 percent since January 2012, the wholesale price based index slid to four-month low of 5.43 percent mainly because of easing prices of vegetables.

'Inflation dip is a mere blip as drought fears linger'

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 22:14

The ease in wholesale price index based inflation in June is "temporary" and is likely to accelerate going ahead due to poor rainfall and higher vegetable prices, India Ratings and Research said Monday.

India Inc cheers dip in June inflation

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:44

Moderation in inflation for the month of June is an outcome of recent measures like crackdown on hoarders taken by the Narendra Modi-led government, and could be an indication of economic recovery being round the corner, India Inc said Monday.

WPI inflation eases to 4-month low of 5.43% in June

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 13:17

The Wholesale Price Index based inflation declined in June after touching 5-month high of 6.01 percent in May. It was 5.16 percent in June 2013.

June inflation at 4-month low of 5.43%; food inflation eases at 8.14%

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:22

The growing risk that drought will shrivel summer crops could encourage the Reserve Bank of India to keep interest rates on hold.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Inflation expected to moderate by end 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:55

As the new government battles stubbornly high food inflation, the pre-budget economic survey on Wednesday predicted that the headline inflation would ease by year end, providing room to the RBI to cut interest rates.

Economic Survey 2013-14: WPI Inflation shows sign of receding fell to 5.98%

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:15

The Economic Survey 2013-14 states that in comparison to previous years, inflation is showing signs of receding, with the average wholesale price index (WPI) inflation falling to a three-year low of 5.98 percent during 2013-14, compared to seven and nine percent over the previous two years.

Union Cabinet meeting on Inflation begins

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 08:51

A jump in prices of potatoes and onions last month drove inflation to 6.01 percent from 5.20 percent in April.

Sensex, Nifty gain most in nearly 2 weeks; rupee up, oil slips

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 17:05

The 50-share Nifty of National Stock Exchange reclaimed the 7,600 point mark by spurting 98.15 points, or 1.30 percent, to close the day at 7,631.70. It moved between 7,509.25 and 7,637.60 during the session.