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India Inflation

August WPI inflation remains unchanged at 1.08%

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI (Wholesale Price Index ) for August 2019, remained unchanged at 1.08% compared to July 2019 and 4.62% during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday.

Sep 16, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

July WPI inflation eases to 1.08% from 2.02% in June

The government has also revised the May WPI inflation to 2.79 percent from 2.45 percent.

Aug 14, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

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

WPI inflation falls to nearly 2-month low of 2.02% in June

The index for food articles group rose by 1.1 percent to 151.7 from 150.1 for the previous month while that of the non-food articles group rose by 0.7 percent to 128.7 from 127.8 for the previous month.

Jul 15, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

India's WPI Inflation at nearly 2-year low of 2.45% in May

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 2.45 percent for the month of May as compared to 3.07 percent for the previous month and 4.78 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Jun 14, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Retail inflation spikes to 7-month high of 3.05% in May

The previous high was in October 2018, when the retail inflation print came in at 3.38 percent.

Jun 12, 2019, 18:05 PM IST

WPI inflation slips to 3.07% in April, food prices still high

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 3.18 percent in March. It was 3.62 percent in April 2018.

May 14, 2019, 14:39 PM IST

Retail inflation inches up to 2.92% in April

The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2.86 percent in the previous month and 4.58 percent in April 2018, said the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

May 13, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

RBI projects 7.4% GDP growth for FY20

The CSO has estimated GDP growth at 7.2 percent for 2018-19.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

RBI cuts inflation forecast to 2.8% for Q419; 3.2-3.4% for H1FY20

For the third quarter of 2019-20, the inflation target is set at 3.9 percent.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Retail inflation slows to 18-month low of 2.19% in December

The rate of price rise in vegetables, fruits and protein-rich eggs continued to decline.

Jan 14, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Finance Ministry says RBI's assessment of economy in line with govt's reading

The government, he said, welcomes the assessment made by the MPC.

Dec 06, 2018, 12:58 PM IST

WPI inflation rises to 4-month high of 5.28% in October

On the basis of Wholesale Price Index (WPI), inflation was 5.13 percent in September and 3.68 percent in October last year.

Nov 14, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

RBI likely to stay on hold for rest of FY'19 : Report

In the policy review meet earlier this month, majority of RBI's six-member MPC favoured to keep the key repo rate unchanged.

Oct 22, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

September WPI inflation at 1-year high of 5.13%

The index for fuel and power group rose by 2.2 percent to 107.2 from 104.9 for the previous month.

Oct 15, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

August WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53%

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 5.09 percent in July and 3.24 percent in August last year.

Sep 14, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

RBI may go for status quo on policy rates in August: HDFC Bank

The HDFC Bank report acknowledged that the risks on inflation still persist, but added that the rise in food prices (in June and July) has been lower than the historical trend.

Jul 27, 2018, 19:54 PM IST

Eating out and salon treatments - A policy dilemma for RBI

While markets have already priced in one rate hike in the months ahead, further hikes could put a damper on growth as Asia`s third-largest economy goes into an election year.

Jun 21, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

WPI inflation rises to 14-month high of 4.43% in May on costlier fuel, veggies

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 3.18 percent in April and 2.26 percent in May last year.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

Inflation to edge higher; May CPI likely around 4.6-4.7%: Report

According to Dun & Bradstreet, rising fuel prices in India, which touched an all-time high, is likely to feed in to other segments and keep the rate of inflation higher.

May 18, 2018, 18:14 PM IST