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Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand stronger

Jul 14, 2015

Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand stronger

The recent data showing weakness in manufacturing and services sectors have also added to the clamour for a rate cut by RBI to propel investments and boost the economy. #Economy #Inflation #RBI #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #WPI #Consumer price index #Fuel price
Retail inflation at 8-month high of 5.4% in June

Jul 13, 2015

Retail inflation at 8-month high of 5.4% in June

The overall food inflation also increased to 5.48 percent during the month under review, from 4.8 percent in May. #Economy #Inflation #RBI #NewsTracker #Consumer price index #Central Statistics Office
Economy picking up, need more reforms for strong growth, says Rajan

Jul 02, 2015

Economy picking up, need more reforms for strong growth, says Rajan

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said yesterday that India is not satisfied with 6-8 percent growth and "wants to transcend to another level and aim for 8-10 per cent growth". #Economy #RBI #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Raghuram Rajan #IMD #Consumer price index
May inflation at 2.36%; in negative zone for seventh month

Jun 15, 2015

May inflation at 2.36%; in negative zone for seventh month

As per the government data released today, vegetable inflation was (-)5.5 percent, with potato recording a dip of about 52 percent. #Economy #food #Inflation #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #Fuel #Consumer price index #CPI
Weak monsoon to be credit negative for India, says Moody's

Jun 08, 2015

Weak monsoon to be credit negative for India, says Moody's

The magnitude of the negative effect will depend on the actual spatial and temporal distribution of rainfall as well as policy measures the government adopts in preparation and in response, it added. #Economy #Inflation #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #Moody's #Monsoon #IMD
Retail inflation eases to 4-month low at 4.87% in April

May 12, 2015

Retail inflation eases to 4-month low at 4.87% in April

Prices of fruits and vegetables increased at a slower pace in April with inflation standing at 5.08 percent and 6.63 percent, respectively. #Economy #NewsTracker #Consumer price index #retail inflation #Food price
Housing price inflation declines to four-year low: RBI

May 08, 2015

Housing price inflation declines to four-year low: RBI

The annual growth in housing price index and CPI-Housing Rent Index has been fairly similar in the last seven quarters, the central bank said. #Inflation #RBI #NewsTracker #Housing #Residential Property Price Index
Cheaper food brings down retail inflation to 3-month low at 5.17% in March

Apr 13, 2015

Cheaper food brings down retail inflation to 3-month low at 5.17% in March

The rate of price rise in the food and beverages segment as a whole was 6.2 percent in March, lower than 6.76 percent in the previous month. #Economy #Inflation #NewsTracker #food prices #Consumer price index
Sensex gains 41 points in fifth day of rise, eyes glued on Greece

Feb 16, 2015

Sensex gains 41 points in fifth day of rise, eyes glued on Greece

The 30-share Sensex hit a session high of 29,325.35 in the first half but succumbed to profit-booking at fag-end and slipped into the negative zone as it hit a low of 29,083.40. #Investing #Sensex #Inflation #Tata Steel #Tata Motors #Greece #NTPC #Capital goods #ONGC #Wholesale price index #Eurozone #BSE #realty #MarketClose #Yanis Varoufakis
Govt to release new series of retail inflation next month

Jan 22, 2015

Govt to release new series of retail inflation next month

From January 2016 onwards, inflation rates would be compiled using the actual CPI of the revised series, according to an official release. #Economy #Inflation #BPL #PolicyWatch #Consumer price index #APL #CSO #Antyodaya Anna Yojanna