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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
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
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
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
Rising inflation ensures Rajan can't do much on repo rate

Oct 15, 2013

Rising inflation ensures Rajan can't do much on repo rate

With prices refusing to be tamed and global headwinds likely, brace for another 25 bps repo rate hike. #Economy #HowThisWorks #Inflation #RBI #oil #Rupee #Wholesale price index #CRISIL #Raghuram Rajan #Consumer price index
Food is killing growth in India and China

Oct 14, 2013

Food is killing growth in India and China

IMF has pegged India's fiscal 2013-14 GDP growth at 3.8 percent levels while the government and the RBI are placing growth at 5 percent and above levels. #Economy #HowThisWorks #Inflation #India #China #RBI #Rupee #IIP #Wholesale price index #Consumer price index
New CPI narrow for monetary policy decisions: Subbarao

Aug 30, 2013

New CPI narrow for monetary policy decisions: Subbarao

Subbarao said RBI has traditionally focused more on WPI because of the deeper analytical insights it offers. #Economy #RBI #D. Subbarao #TheySaidIt #Consumer price index