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Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit

Dec 15, 2015

Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit

One thing is for sure, the current rate spiral is inflicting more pain on the rural India than it does on people in urban centres #food prices #WPI #CPI #retail inflation #Vegetable prices #pulse prices #whole sale inflation
Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles

Dec 14, 2015

Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles

Deflationary trend eased in November with WPI inflation moving up to (-)1.99 per cent as food articles, led by pulses and onion, turned costlier. This is the 13th month in a row when the wholesale inflation remained in the negative territory. It has been in the negative zone since November last year. #Inflation #RBI #food prices #WPI #Onion #vegetables #Pulses
November inflation seen above RBI's comfort level of 5%, dims rate cut hopes

Dec 10, 2015

November inflation seen above RBI's comfort level of 5%, dims rate cut hopes

Consumer prices rose 5.4 percent last month, according to the survey of 21 economists #RBI #Rate hike #food prices #Care Ratings #Reuters Poll #CPI Inflation
Retail inflation hits multi-year low of 3.78% in July owing to cheaper food prices

Aug 12, 2015

Retail inflation hits multi-year low of 3.78% in July owing to cheaper food prices

Inflation for rural segment was 4.44 percent in July (from 6.07 percent in June) and that for urban sector was at 2.94 percent (as against 4.55 per cent in June), the data showed. #NewsTracker #Consumer price index #retail inflation #Consumer Food Price Index #Economy
RBI policy today: Pressure builds up on Raghuram Rajan to cut rates but he may not budge

Aug 04, 2015

RBI policy today: Pressure builds up on Raghuram Rajan to cut rates but he may not budge

The question is will Rajan stick to his cautious approach or bow to the pressure of the rate cut lobby? The first one looks more likely #Inflation #food prices #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #retail inflation #RBI policy #RBI rate cut #IMD monsoon
June WPI inflation is indeed in negative but here are the signs of worry

Jul 15, 2015

June WPI inflation is indeed in negative but here are the signs of worry

After frontloading the rate cut, the RBI is likely to sit tight for some time though growth is not picking up #food prices #WPI inflation #RBI rate cut #CPI Inflation
WPI inflation dips to record (-)2.65% in April, low fuel price guides fall

May 14, 2015

WPI inflation dips to record (-)2.65% in April, low fuel price guides fall

Inflation was (-)2.33 percent in March, (-)2.17 percent in February, (-)0.95 percent in January, (-)0.50 percent in December and (-) 0.17 percent in November. #Inflation #NewsTracker #WPI #Food price #Fuel price #Economy
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. #NewsTracker #Consumer price index #retail inflation #Food price #Economy
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. #Inflation #NewsTracker #food prices #Consumer price index #Economy