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Retail inflation

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

Retail inflation inches up to 2.86% in March

The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.57 percent in February this year. On yearly basis, it was 4.28 percent in March 2018.

Apr 12, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Retail inflation for industrial workers up 6.6% in January

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Housing group.

Mar 01, 2019, 15:21 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

Retail inflation drops to one-and-half year low of 2.33% in November

Retail inflation stood at 4.88 percent in November 2017.

Dec 12, 2018, 18:14 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

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

Retail inflation cools to 11-month low of 3.69% in August

CPI inflation was at 3.58 percent in October 2017 and has remained above RBI's targeted rate of 4 percent since then.

Sep 12, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Inflation peaking off; August CPI likely at 3.8%: Report

Retail inflation fell to 9-month low of 4.17 percent in July on declining vegetable prices.

Aug 14, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

March CPI inflation eases to 4.28%, February IIP slows to 7.1%

The CPI-based retail inflation cooled down to 4.28 percent in March on annual basis, as compared to 5.07 percent in the preceding month.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

India’s inflation in January at 5.07%, IIP for December at 7.1%

Industrial production grew 3.7% in April-December 2017, down from 5.1% in the corresponding period a year ago.

Feb 12, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

Higher MSP: Govt needs to balance farmer, consumer interest

In the Budget 2018, the govt promised to fix the minimum support price at 50% higher than the cost of production.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

The higher inflation rate is unlikely to push the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to change its key rate any time soon.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

New GST rates may lower CPI inflation by 20 bps: Nomura

Retail or CPI inflation rose to 7-month high of 3.58 percent in October, driven up by costlier food items, particularly vegetables.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Retail inflation hits 7-month high of 3.58% in October

Retail inflation has been steadily rising since June, when it eased to 1.46 percent - its slowest pace since India started releasing such figures in January 2012, based on combined data for rural and urban consumers.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Retail inflation for industrial workers hits 2.89% in Sept

The maximum downward pressure in the current index came from the food segment contributing (-)1.26 percentage points.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

Retail inflation to be well within RBI's 2-6% target: BofAML

Retail inflation is likely to stay well within the RBI's 2-6 per cent mandate in the coming months and accordingly, the central bank is expected to cut policy rates by 25 bps on December 6, says a report.

Aug 21, 2017, 12:32 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

Retail inflation accelerates to 2.36% in July on higher food prices

Retail Inflation accelerated to 2.36 percent in the month of July in comparison to 1.46 percent in June. 

Aug 14, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Review today: Here's what analysts expect

Analysts expect the apex bank to cut interest rates in view of the latest macro data.

Aug 02, 2017, 08:56 AM IST