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Consumer Price Index

Retail inflation drops to one-and-half year low of 2.33% in November

Retail inflation stood at 4.88 percent in November 2017.

Dec 12, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Retail inflation cools to 11-month low of 3.69% in August

CPI inflation was at 3.58 percent in October 2017 and has remained above RBI's targeted rate of 4 percent since then.

Sep 12, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

India bonds gain sharply on surprise cut in government borrowing

The 10-year bond yield dropped to as much as 7.3565 percent from 7.62 percent, its lowest since Jan. 29, andmarking its biggest intraday fall since December 9, 2013.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Dearness Allowance hiked to 7% from 5% for Central government employees and pensioners

The increase in DA will benefit about 48.41 lakh Central government employees and 61.17 lakh pensioners.

Mar 07, 2018, 20:16 PM IST

Retail inflation hits 7-month high of 3.58% in October

Retail inflation has been steadily rising since June, when it eased to 1.46 percent - its slowest pace since India started releasing such figures in January 2012, based on combined data for rural and urban consumers.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Retail inflation for industrial workers hits 2.89% in Sept

The maximum downward pressure in the current index came from the food segment contributing (-)1.26 percentage points.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

The data revealed the overall food inflation moderated to 1.25 per cent in September from 1.67 per cent in the previous month.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.36% on costlier veggies

The August inflation number is the highest since March 2017, when it was recorded at 3.89 percent.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Macro-data, global cues to drive stock markets

Macro-economic data points and the direction of foreign funds` flow are expected to influence sentiments of investors and set the tone for the Indian equity markets in the upcoming week, feel senior analysts.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

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

US consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again

Policymakers are confronted with benign inflation and a tight a labor market as they weigh a third rate hike and announcing plans to start reducing the central bank`s $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. 

Jul 14, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

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

India's industrial growth falls to 1.7% in May; inflation at record low of 1.54%

Industrial output growth dropped to 1.7 percent in May from 8 percent in the same month last year. On the other hand, retail inflation hit new low of 1.54 percent in June, down from 2.18 per cent in May.

Jul 12, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Veggies, pulses drag inflation to record low of 2.18% in May

Retail inflation fell to a record low of 2.18 percent in May as prices of kitchen staples like vegetables and pulses declined sharply although there was a marginal spike in fruit rates.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Sensex drops 166 points, Nifty cracks below 9,600-mark

The 50-issue NSE Nifty ended 51.85 points, or 0.54 percent, at 9,616.40 after cracking below 9,600-mark to touch a low of 9,598.50.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

GST to have minimal impact on CPI Index: Morgan Stanley

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to have minimal direct impact on the consumer price index (CPI) basket, a report said.

May 22, 2017, 16:00 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

Retail inflation hits a low of 2.99% in April

Retail inflation fell sharply to 2.99 percent in April, from 3.89 percent in March, due to lower cost of food items, including pulses and vegetables that showed a deflationary trend.


May 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Market Outlook: Macro data, global cues to chart equity markets' course

Key macro-economic data points coupled with ongoing fourth quarter results and global cues are expected to affect the course of Indian equity markets during the upcoming trade week, analysts said.

May 08, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Inflation to average at 5 % in FY'18: Crisil

CPI inflation is likely to average higher at 5 percent in the current fiscal on expectations of increasing pressure on food prices as well as uptick in global oil and commodity rates, says a Crisil report.


Apr 05, 2017, 18:35 PM IST