Inflation

Govt releases truncated April WPI inflation data; reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket

As per the data released by the Commerce and Industry Ministry, wholesale price index (WPI) deflation in primary articles was 0.79 per cent in April, as against an inflation of 3.72 per cent in March.

May 14, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

WPI inflation down at four-month low of 1% in March on lower food prices

"The rate of inflation based on WPI Food Index consisting of food articles from primary articles group and food product from manufactured products group decreased from 7.31 per cent in February 2020 to 5.49 per cent in March 2020," said the statement.

Apr 15, 2020, 18:51 PM IST

RBI pegs GDP growth for 2020-21 at 6 per cent, keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.15% maintaining an accommodative stance as it announced its Monetary Policy Statement on Thursday. The announcement was made the six-member monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The RBI committee also released its sixth bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2019-20 on its website.

Feb 06, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

RBI to announce its monetary policy today; rate cuts unlikely

It will release its sixth bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2019-20. The resolution of the MPC will be placed on the website at 11.45 AM on February 6, 2020.

Feb 06, 2020, 08:42 AM IST

Retail inflation jumps to 7.35% in December 2019 from 5.54% in November: Government data

The retail inflation in December jumped to 7.35% as against 5.54% in November, according to government data released on Monday (January 12).

Jan 13, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

India's retail inflation accelerates to 5.54% in November from 4.62% in Oct

Vegetable inflation for November stood at 36 percent against 26 percent in October. Pulses and products recorded inflation of 13.94 percent in November against 11.72 percent in October.

Dec 12, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Inflation, not Kashmir is the biggest issue in Pakistan: Gallup-Gilani Survey

Pakistan`s state of the economy and not Kashmir is the biggest cause of worry for a vast majority of Pakistanis, a new survey has revealed.

Oct 31, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

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

Inflation under control, no rise since 2014: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

India`s retail inflation rate eased slightly in July, staying below the central bank`s 4% medium-term target for a 12th straight month, strengthening views that there will be a policy rate cut in October.

Sep 06, 2019, 23:26 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

Pakistan: Imran Khan orders cut down roti prices

Concerned over inflation in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered to cut down the prices of "Roti" and "Naan" throughout the country. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 01, 2019, 10:44 AM 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

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Jul 06, 2019, 10:48 AM 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

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