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Jul 14, 2017
WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices easeThe WPI figure is at the lowest level in at least eight months -- since the availability of data for the new 2011-12 base year series
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 13, 2017
New WPI series: Tissue paper, cucumber, papad among new 199 items in basketIn all, 199 new items have been added and 146 old items have been dropped, the Commerce Ministry statement said.
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 18, 2017
WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the keyThe Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had cautioned in its recent policy readings that monsoons this year will be crucial to decide the course of policy rates, while changing its policy stance from ‘accommodative’ to ‘neutral’ early this year.
Apr 17, 2017
March WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the key“We believe that there is an upside risk to the inflation with the increasing global commodity prices and expectation of possible below-normal monsoons. A clearer picture will emerge in July-August,” rating agency Care said.
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