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Sep 14, 2017
WPI inflation accelerates to hit 4-month high of 3.24% in August, onion prices up 88.5%The last such high level of inflation was witnessed in April when the rate of price rise was 3.85 percent
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
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 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.
Feb 14, 2017
Wholesale price inflation spikes to 30-month high of 5.25% as fuel prices soarInflation in the 'fuel and power' basket more than doubled to 18.14 percent in January, up from 8.65 percent in the previous month. Inflation in diesel and petrol shot up to 31.10 percent and 15.66 percent during the month.
Dec 30, 2015
From climate change to illiteracy: Five things that India should worry about in 2016As we bid goodbye to 2015, India still has five big problems to worry about: poor agriculture output, climate change, malnourished children, illiteracy and inflation
Nov 18, 2015
Govt fixes maximum marketing margin for natural gasThe new rate would be "fixed on non-discretionary basis," it said, adding the decision is likely to enhance transparency and provide an element of certainty for future investments in gas infrastructure sector.
Oct 19, 2015
Rajan seeks more transparent, investor-friendly taxation regimeRBI has set a 7.6 percent GDP target this fiscal while the government is eyeing over 8 percent.
Sep 01, 2015
Even an 8% GDP may not bring about a quick revival in India Inc’s earnings. Here's whyCorporates may have to patiently wait for the inflation to come under control before a very significant revival in corporate performance occurs.
Jul 14, 2015
Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand strongerThe 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.