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Oct 13, 2017
Inflation in Sept at 3.28%, IIP in Aug at 4.3%: Do not expect RBI to cut rate in near term; experts decodeRising energy prices and implementation of farm loan waivers aggravates the inflationary pressure.
Oct 04, 2017
RBI raises inflation target to 4.2-4.6% as global oil firms up, kharif crops remains uncertainIndia's retail inflation had swelled to 5-month high of 3.36 percent in August on the back of costlier vegetables and fruits.
Sep 12, 2017
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.36% in August on costlier veggies, fruitsOverall food inflation in August moved up, reversing the deflationary trend, to 1.52 percent
Aug 14, 2017
July retail inflation hardens to 2.36%, food prices coolRetail inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) was revised downwards to 1.46 percent for June.
Jul 13, 2017
June inflation slowest in more than five years, builds pressure on RBI to cut ratesFalling food prices present a worry for the government because of the hit on millions of farm households.
Jul 12, 2017
June retail inflation at new low of 1.54%, food items dip"The number of 1.54 percent is historically low and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro economic stability," Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian told reporters.
Jun 13, 2017
IIP slows to 3.1%, CPI inflation falls to 2.2%: India Inc's clamour for rate cut growsRetail, or consumer price indexed (CPI), inflation during May also fell to 2.18 percent, as compared with 5.76 percent in the same month of last year, pulled down by sharp fall in food prices.
May 22, 2017
Bring petroleum products under GST; why destroy an architecture after creating it, asks Haseeb DrabuWhile products like kerosene, naphtha and LPG will be under the ambit of GST, five items — crude oil, natural gas, aviation fuel, diesel and petrol — have been excluded from the basket for the initial years.
May 12, 2017
April retail inflation seen easing to three-month lowConsumer prices, the RBI's main policy target, likely rose 3.49 percent in April, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with an increase of 3.81 percent in March.
Apr 12, 2017
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March; IIP dips 1.2% in FebruaryThe decline in the IIP in February is mainly on account of 2 percent contraction in manufacturing sector