food prices

WPI inflation rises to 2.93 percent in February

The WPI-based inflation was at 2.74 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

WPI inflation falls to 8-month low of 3.80% in December

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation 3.58 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

WPI inflation falls to 4.64% in November on softening food prices

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood was 5.28 percent in October and 4.02 percent in November last year.

Dec 14, 2018, 15:33 PM IST

Wholesale price inflation rises to 8-month high of 3.93% in November

Onion, a kitchen staple, witnessed a whopping 178.19 percent rise in inflation last month on annual basis.

Dec 14, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Inflation may ease by December: Rangarajan

Rangarajan said he thinks this is the end of the season when prices rise as far as food articles are concerned.

Nov 16, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Wholesale inflation rises to four-month high of 3.24% in August

Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) was 1.88 percent in July 2017 and 1.09 percent in August 2016.

Sep 14, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

CPI, WPI inflation to rise further in coming months: Morgan

Retail and wholesale inflation accelerated in July and the uptrend is likely to continue in the coming months, limiting the space for further monetary easing, says a Morgan Stanley report.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

RBI to leave rates unchanged in FY18: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is expected to leave key interest rates unchanged in the current financial year despite low inflationary pressures and might go for a cumulative 50 bps rate hike next April, says a Nomura report.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:18 PM 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

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

India Inc on Tuesday pitched for lower lending rates and nudged policymakers to take measures to improve the credit flow to manufacturing and infrastructure sectors as wholesale inflation rose at the fastest pace of 5.25 percent in two-and-a-half years in January.

Feb 14, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Consumer price inflation set to see upside pressure: Crisil

Even as consumer price inflation (CPI) has come down due to a dip in food inflation and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) also seen a slip as a fallout of demonetisation, the former could see upside pressure hereon, Crisil said today.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Inflation eases to 5-year low of 3.17% in January

Retail inflation eased to 3.17 percent in January, its lowest level in at least five years.



Feb 13, 2017, 17:44 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 eases to 3.39% in October as food prices soften

In the second consecutive month of decline, wholesale inflation eased to 3.39 percent in October as food articles, led by vegetables, witnessed softening of prices. The wholesale price-based inflation, reflecting the annual rate of price rise, in September stood at 3.57 percent. In October 2015, WPI inflation was (-)3.70 percent.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

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

'Food prices may cool on kharif sowing; rate cut unlikely'

Experts and industry said kharif sowing trends indicate cooling of food inflation in the coming months, even as chances of a rate cut in the near-term are low, given the rise in WPI and retail inflation.

Aug 16, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

''Vegetatable rates may soar as production season ends''

Prices of vegetables in India`s retail markets are likely to go up further in the coming months with the peak production season coming to an end, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday on the basis of a study it has conducted.

Aug 14, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Retail inflation at 2-year high, hits 6.07% in July

 Retail inflation shot up to nearly 2 year high of 6.07 per cent in July, well above the RBI's comfortable level, on surge in prices of food items as demand for sugar, oil & fats and spices rose ahead of the festival season.

Aug 12, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over the issue of Inflation in Lok Sabha

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over the issue of Inflation in Lok Sabha. Watch complete news story of Fast 50 for getting detailed updates!

Jul 29, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over price rise, says people are now chanting 'Arhar Modi' not 'Har Har Modi'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took on the Narendra Modi government on Thursday in the Lok Sabha on the issue of rising prices of essential commodities.

Jul 28, 2016, 15:26 PM IST