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Govt releases truncated April WPI inflation data; reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket
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Govt releases truncated April WPI inflation data; reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket

The government on Thursday released truncated data for April wholesale price-based inflation saying there was limited transaction of products in the market due to the outbreak of COVID-19

Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March from 2.26% in Feburary on sharp fall in food prices
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Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March from 2.26% in Feburary on sharp fall in food prices

The inflation based on wholesale price index (WPI) eased to 1 percent in March from 2.26 percent in February on a sharp fall in food prices in the country

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers

Agriculture is the backbone of our survival and most of our agriculture today depends on quality seeds and the organised seed sector.

RBI may cut key interest rates by 175 bps in FY21 to combat economic shock from coronavirus outbreak: Fitch Solutions
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RBI may cut key interest rates by 175 bps in FY21 to combat economic shock from coronavirus outbreak: Fitch Solutions

This easing of inflation towards the lower band of the RBI's 2-6 percent target range over FY2020/21 would provide room for the central bank to ease monetary policy significantly.

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables
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Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables

Wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 percent in February on the back of cheaper foods and vegetables, government data showed on Monday

Retail inflation cools first time after six months to 6.58% in February on easing of vegetable prices
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Retail inflation cools first time after six months to 6.58% in February on easing of vegetable prices

Retail inflation dropped for the first time after six months in February, easing to 6.58 percent as prices of vegetables and other kitchen items cooled, government data showed on Thursday

Wholesale inflation spikes to nine-month high of 3.1%; impact of rise in fuel cost, manufactured food products
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Wholesale inflation spikes to nine-month high of 3.1%; impact of rise in fuel cost, manufactured food products

Wholesale inflation has spiked to 3.1 percent in January from 2.59 percent in the previous month on higher fuel cost and price rise in manufactured products, as per government data released on Friday

Retail inflation accelerates to 7.59% in January; economists, bankers say RBI to be in hold mode in April
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Retail inflation accelerates to 7.59% in January; economists, bankers say RBI to be in hold mode in April

The sharp spike in food inflation has led January CPI to breach a six-year high of 7.59 percent compared to 7.35 percent seen in December

Industrial production shrinks 0.3% in December as manufacturing sector dips; retail inflation rises to 7.59% in January on high food prices
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Industrial production shrinks 0.3% in December as manufacturing sector dips; retail inflation rises to 7.59% in January on high food prices

The food inflation last month was 13.63 percent, compared with (-)2.24 percent in January 2019. However, it is down from 14.19 percent in December.

Retail inflation likely hit near six-year high at 7.40% in January, says poll; official data to be out on 12 February
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Retail inflation likely hit near six-year high at 7.40% in January, says poll; official data to be out on 12 February

Indian retail inflation likely rose to a near six-year peak in January as food prices stayed high, according to a small majority of economists in a <em>Reuters</em> poll, which may persuade the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep interest rates on hold in the coming months

RBI monetary policy: Central bank raises CPI inflation projection to 6.5% for January-March; overall outlook 'highly uncertain'
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank raises CPI inflation projection to 6.5% for January-March; overall outlook 'highly uncertain'

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday revised upwards its retail inflation projection for the last quarter of the current fiscal to 6.5 percent owing to likely increase in input costs for milk and pulses amid volatile crude oil prices

CPI inflation at over 5-year high: RBI likely to be cautious before next rate cut; has a tough task ahead to balance growth, rising prices
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CPI inflation at over 5-year high: RBI likely to be cautious before next rate cut; has a tough task ahead to balance growth, rising prices

With retail inflation for December at 7.35 percent, the central bank will be in a cautious mode before considering further rate cuts in policy despite a slowing economy

High inflation an 'unwanted complication' in slowing economy, say analysts; warn of stagflation
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High inflation an 'unwanted complication' in slowing economy, say analysts; warn of stagflation

India’s retail inflation accelerated to 7.35 percent in December due to high food prices, government data showed on Monday

Decline in rural sales hits FMCG in 2019; revival likely by second half of 2020 but sector unlikely to achieve double-digit growth
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Decline in rural sales hits FMCG in 2019; revival likely by second half of 2020 but sector unlikely to achieve double-digit growth

To overcome, FMCG makers have introduced low unit price packs in multiple categories to make their products affordable and have also introduced multiple promotions and offers.

Retail inflation rises sharply to 3.99% in September, but analysts predict a sixth consecutive interest rate cut in December
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Retail inflation rises sharply to 3.99% in September, but analysts predict a sixth consecutive interest rate cut in December

India’s retail inflation rose close to the central bank’s medium-term target of 4 percent in September for the first time in 14 months

WPI inflation at 39-month low of 0.33% in September: Near zero wholesale prices offer more bad news to a slowdown-hit economy
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WPI inflation at 39-month low of 0.33% in September: Near zero wholesale prices offer more bad news to a slowdown-hit economy

Wholesale price inflation (WPI) nearing zero means companies are beginning to lose pricing power and deflationary fears are looming over the economy

MPC will definitely go for a rate cut, but will it turn around slowing investment cycle and spur demand?
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MPC will definitely go for a rate cut, but will it turn around slowing investment cycle and spur demand?

The MPC is officially supposed to target CPI inflation which remains in the comfort zone of 3-3.2 percent which is less than the 4 percent benchmark

India August inflation likely rose driven by higher food prices, but rate cuts still on the cards: Poll
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India August inflation likely rose driven by higher food prices, but rate cuts still on the cards: Poll

The expected rise in inflation comes despite the price of oil, India’s biggest import, falling by more than 7%.

WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02% in June, prices of vegetables, fuel and power decline
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WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02% in June, prices of vegetables, fuel and power decline

Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 percent in June, helped by a decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items, according to official data released on Monday