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CPI Inflation marginally eases to 3.15% in July

Retail inflation is a crucial data point, keenly watched by the Reserve Bank while deciding its monetary policy.

Aug 13, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

India's January retail inflation eases to 2.05%, December IIP at 2.4%

Manufacturing sector growth was at 2.7%.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

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

Retail inflation slows to 9-month low of 4.17% in July

India`s retail inflation rate slowed to 4.17 percent in July on smaller increases in food prices.

Aug 13, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Retail inflation accelerates to 4.58% in April

April was the sixth straight month in which inflation was higher than the Reserve Bank of India`s medium-term target of 4 percent.

May 14, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

March CPI inflation eases to 4.28%, February IIP slows to 7.1%

The CPI-based retail inflation cooled down to 4.28 percent in March on annual basis, as compared to 5.07 percent in the preceding month.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

India's retail inflation eases to 4.4% in February

On a year-on-year basis, the CPI inflation was 3.65% in February 2017.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Higher MSP: Govt needs to balance farmer, consumer interest

In the Budget 2018, the govt promised to fix the minimum support price at 50% higher than the cost of production.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

The higher inflation rate is unlikely to push the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to change its key rate any time soon.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Looming inflation to dash rate cut prospects: Assocham

The chamber observed that as uncertainty and apprehension loom over crude oil prices and vegetables, mainly on the back of rising retail prices of onion and tomatoes, it is disrupting household budgets.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

New GST rates may lower CPI inflation by 0.20%: Report

Retail or CPI inflation rose to 7-month high of 3.58 percent in October, driven up by costlier food items, particularly vegetables.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

The rupee was trading higher by 13 paise to 65.29 against the American currency at the forex market on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:06 AM 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

RBI likely to cut rates in Dec 6 policy review: Report

The core Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation, adjusted for house rent allowance is moderating, and the HRA impact (post 7th Pay Commission), is largely "statistical", it said.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

FPIs invest $1.5 billion in debt markets in Oct so far

However, in view of higher stock valuations, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) pulled out Rs 1,775 crore (USD 272 million) from equities during this period.

Oct 15, 2017, 10:50 AM 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

Double boost for economy: Industrial output growth rebounds; inflation cools

The previous high in IIP growth was recorded at 5.7 percent in November 2016.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

Equities ride bulls on easing geo-political risks, industry data: Market review

However, the outflow was offset by continous injection of funds by the domestic institutional investors, who bought scrips worth Rs 3,835.21 crore.

Sep 16, 2017, 18:07 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