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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

RBI raises retail inflation forecast for Apr-Sept FY20 to 3-3.1%

In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 percent for six months till September.

Jun 06, 2019, 13:28 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

5W1H: Home and Auto loans may get cheaper after RBI cuts key lending rates

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday cut benchmark lending rate by 0.25% to 6.25% on expectation of inflation staying within its target range, a move that may make home and other loans cheaper.

Feb 07, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Budget 2019: We have broken the back of back-breaking inflation, says Piyush Goyal

Inflation is a hidden and unfair tax; from 10.1% during 2009-14, we have broken the back of back-breaking inflation, said Goyal. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 01, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Monetary policy review: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

Five out of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted in favour of keeping the repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent and the reverse repo rate at 6.25 percent.

Dec 05, 2018, 14:32 PM IST

Issues of jobs, women safety, inflation would haunt BJP in LS polls: P Chidambaram

The minister said these concerns would be incorporated in the Congress manifesto.

Oct 27, 2018, 23:32 PM IST

India's September retail inflation rises to 3.77%; August IIP eases to 4.3%

Iindustrial output eased in August with a slower rise of 4.3 percent as compared to 6.52 percent in July

Oct 12, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

Five out of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted in favour of keeping the repo rate unchanged.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:38 PM IST

RBI monetary policy today; rate hike expected as rupee slide accelerates

Anticipation of a rate hike has increased in the past month as oil prices climbed, the rupee`s slide accelerated and concerns on liquidity emerged.

Oct 05, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

UK inflation unexpectedly leaps to six-month high in August

Consumer price inflation rose at an annual rate of 2.7 percent in August, compared with 2.5 percent in July.

Sep 19, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

India's Wholesale inflation eases to 5.09% in July

The index for ‘Food Articles’ group rose by 2.1 percent.

Aug 14, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

Wholesale inflation shoots up to 5.77% in June from 4.43% in May

According to the Commerce Ministry data, the WPI inflation in June 2017 was at 0.90 per cent.

Jul 16, 2018, 12:42 PM IST

Industrial output grows 3.2 per cent in May, retail inflation moves up to 5 per cent in June

Manufacturing, which contributes 78 percent of industrial output, grew 2.8 percent in May, slower than a 5.2 percent rise in April, as domestic demand slowed.

Jul 12, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly 2 years: Poll

A high reading for June should cement expectations for the central bank to raise rates as early as August after its 25 basis points hike last month to try and control potential risks caused by higher inflation.

Jul 10, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

Youth Congress organises bike rally to protest against inflation and other issues

The police prohibited the rally from taking off from Nyokumniya hall at Nirjuli along the NH-415 on the ground that the district magistrate had refused it permission.

Jun 16, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Caution ahead of Karnataka poll results, inflation keep equities flat

Karnataka Assembly election results will be declared on May 15. 

 

May 14, 2018, 19:25 PM IST