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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
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
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
WPI inflation may be negative between March-September 2015. Here's why

Jan 15, 2015

WPI inflation may be negative between March-September 2015. Here's why

WPI inflation continues to be benign and could even turn negative some time between March and September, as long as oil prices behave. #Economy #HowThisWorks #Inflation #Wholesale price index #foodgrain #CPI
Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

Jul 15, 2014

Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

This delay in rainfall has led to a 51% annual decline in the sowing of kharif crops. This means there will be an impact on their production which is likely to lead to inflation. #Economy #Inflation #India #GDP #Finance minister #ConnectTheDots #Wholesale price index #Arun Jaitley #WPI #Growth #CPI #Narendra Modi government #hoarding #food price rise
Jaitley asks states to act against hoarding to curb inflation

Jun 17, 2014

Jaitley asks states to act against hoarding to curb inflation

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday asked states to take effective steps against "speculative hoarding." #Economy #Inflation #India #GDP #Finance minister #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #Arun Jaitley #WPI #Growth #hoarding #food price rise
Rising prices of food, beverages push WPI in May to 6.01%

Jun 17, 2014

Rising prices of food, beverages push WPI in May to 6.01%

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was 5.20 percent in April and 4.58 percent a year ago in May. #India #food inflation #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #Food security #WPI #Food Production
Inflation eases to 9-month low of 4.68% in February

Mar 14, 2014

Inflation eases to 9-month low of 4.68% in February

Inflation fell to nine-month low of 4.68 percent in February due to easing prices of kitchen staples like onion and potato, creating some headroom for RBI to cut interest rate in its forthcoming monetary policy. #Economy #Inflation #India #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #WPI
War on price rise far from over, Rajan likely to hike rates again

Dec 18, 2013

War on price rise far from over, Rajan likely to hike rates again

The latest wholesale price index (WPI) number which followed the retail inflation print shows that inflation levels are way beyond RBI's comfort level, and policy intervention by the central bank to battle inflation will have to be a continuous effort. #Inflation #RBI #Wholesale price index #repo rate hike