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India Price Rise

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

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

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

Inflation to average around 5.1% this fiscal: Report

On RBI's policy stance, the report said, the RBI has enough reasons to raise rates by 50 bps in this cycle.

May 15, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

India retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months in July

India`s retail inflation is expected to have picked up slightly in July after cooling in the previous three months, a Reuters poll showed, but likely remained well below the central bank`s 4 percent medium-term target.

Aug 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Inflation may further rise in coming months: India Inc

As wholesale prices inched up to a two-year high of 3.74 percent in August, industry experts anticipate a further rise in coming months, leaving little room for interest rate cut.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

WPI inflation hits 2-year high of 3.74% in August

Wholesale inflation soared to a two-year high of 3.74 percent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as vegetable prices witnessed some moderation.

Sep 14, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

WPI Inflation rises to 3.74% in August

Wholesale inflation soared to 3.74 percent in August as vegetables, pulses and sugar turned costlier.

Sep 14, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

IIP growth dips 2.1%; retail inflation shoots up to 6.07%

Raising concerns about cost of credit and pick up in economic activity, retail inflation soared to 23-month high of 6.07 percent in July on higher food prices, while factory output grew at a subdued rate of 2.1 percent in June.

Aug 12, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Retail inflation hits 6-month low of 4.83% in March

The retail inflation, measured on Consumer Price Index (CPI), in February was revised upwards to 5.26 percent from 5.18.

Apr 12, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

March retail inflation drops to 4.83

Showing some signs of relief, retail inflation felt to 4.83 percent in March as compared to 5.18 percent in February.

Apr 12, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Inflation under control in 2015; Kitchen staples beg to differ

When it comes to inflation, the year 2015 has shown that the macroeconomic datapoints may not always show the real picture.

Dec 29, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Efforts to bring down inflation further to continue: Modi

Despite inflation falling to record lows, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to continue the war on prices to bring rates further down as a measure to boost economy and provide relief to the common man.

Aug 15, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

India's data may add to doubts about economic health

Indian data on Friday is expected to paint a grim picture of the economy and could reinforce doubts about the health of the world`s fastest growing major economy.

Jun 12, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Softening global commodity prices moderated domestic prices

Decline in global prices of commodities has helped in checking rise in domestic prices even as the government took several steps to provide relief to consumers from high food inflation, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Mar 20, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Inflation dips into negative at -0.39% in January

Inflation data based on wholesale price index (WPI) in January stood at -0.39 percent as against 0.11 percent last month, government data showed on Monday.

Feb 16, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

January CPI inflation at 5.11%

January CPI inflation rose to 5.11 percent as against 4.28 percent month on month, government data said on Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Inflation cools to zero, but not good enough for rate cut

It so happened in 2014 that inflation hit a perfect-zero for wholesale prices and the retail one also more than halved to 4.4 percent, still it was not good enough for the much-awaited cut in interest rates.

Dec 31, 2014, 12:02 PM IST