Wholesale inflation

Wholesale inflation eases to 0.16% in October from 0.33% in September: Report

The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 5.54 per cent in October 2018.

Nov 14, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Wholesale inflation dips to 0.33 percent in September

The Wholesale Price Index inflation stood at 5.22 percent during the last year.

Oct 14, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

WPI inflation spikes to 3.18% in March on costlier food, fuel

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation was at 2.93 percent in February. It was 2.74 percent in March 2018.

Apr 15, 2019, 14:14 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

Inflation may ease by December: Rangarajan

Rangarajan said he thinks this is the end of the season when prices rise as far as food articles are concerned.

Nov 16, 2017, 19:48 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

WPI inflation rises sharply to 1.88% in July

The government data released on Monday showed that prices of food articles went up by 2.15 percent in July on a yearly basis. In June, the prices had contracted by 3.47 percent.

Aug 14, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

CPI inflation seen at 4.8% in FY18, fears exaggerated: Report

Since December 2016, WPI inflation is more than CPI inflation, the report said, adding this trend is expected to continue till the fourth quarter of this fiscal.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

'Easing of inflation offers scope for another rate cut this year'

 With both retail and wholesale inflation easing, the Reserve Bank may cut policy rates by another 25 basis points this fiscal, India Ratings said.

Oct 16, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

WPI inflation in September eases to 3.57%

Keeping in trend with retail inflation, wholesale price inflation (WPI) in September eased to 3.57 percent in month of September from a two-year high of 3.74 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday. 

Oct 14, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

New Delhi: Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent mainly on account of easing vegetables prices.

Oct 13, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Inflation hits 23-month high of 3.55%, food items costlier

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Aug 16, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Wholesale inflation soars to 23-month high of 3.55% in July

Wholesale price index-based inflation accelerated for the fourth straight month in July hitting 3.55 percent on costlier food and manufactured items.

Aug 16, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Food prices pushes WPI Inflation to 0.79% in May; reduces hopes of rate cut

Wholesale inflation rose to 0.79 percent in May compared with 0.34 percent in April

Jun 14, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

India Inc reiterates rate cut demand as inflation remains -ve

With inflation remaining in the negative zone in January, India Inc has again pressed for a rate cut by the Reserve Bank, highlighting the need to revive demand and boost investments.

Feb 15, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

WPI inflation at (-)0.73% in December, food prices harden

For the 14th month in a row, wholesale prices fell in December but the rate of decline at 0.73 percent was the slowest in last one year as food prices shot up, indicating return of inflationary pressures ahead of RBI's monetary policy review.

Jan 14, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

Wholesale inflation to be in range of -1.10% to -0.90% in Dec: Report

Inflationary pressures are likely to see an uptrend largely due to the deficit monsoon and weakening of rupee, while WPI is expected to be in the range of (-)1.10 percent to (-) 0.90 percent in December, a Dun and Bradstreet report says.

Dec 20, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Inflation remains in negative territory for 13th month in a row at (-)1.99%

The Wholesale Price Index-based inflation has been rising for three months in a row and was (-)3.81 percent in October.

Dec 14, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Inflation edges up at (-)3.81% in October; pulses, onion expensive

This is 12 month in a row when the inflation at wholesale level remained in the negative territory.

Nov 16, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

WPI inflation dips to historic (-)4.05%; industry demands rate cut

Describing the softening of prices as a "positive sign", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said inflation is under control and all macroeconomic indicators are extremely encouraging.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:15 PM IST