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Mar 14, 2019
Wholesale price index inflation rises to 2.93% in February on hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and powerInflation based on wholesale prices rose to 2.93 percent in February over the previous month due to hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and power, according to government data released on Thursday
Mar 12, 2019
Retail inflation rises to 4-month high of 2.57% in February; industrial growth slows to 1.7% in JanuaryRetail inflation rose to four-month high of 2.57 percent in February, mainly driven by higher food prices
Feb 21, 2019
Weakening growth momentum, softening prices led to rate cut; loans to MSMEs shrink: RBIAt the 7 February bi-monthly monetary policy review, the MPC in a 4:2 vote, surprised markets with a 25 bps repo rate cut to 6.25 percent and also revised downwards its inflation outlook for next fiscal year.
Feb 12, 2019
Retail inflation cools to 19-month low of 2.05% in January as food prices continue to ease, fuel remains benignRetail inflation declined to a 19-month low of 2.05 percent in January over the previous month on continued decline in food prices, including vegetables and eggs, said government data on Tuesday
Jan 16, 2019
RBI may take dovish stance in February policy with softer inflation; volatile crude oil prices may warrant some cautionRBI will announce it's sixth bi-monthly monetary policy on 7 February. The report expects CPI at around 3.3 percent in March 2019.
Jan 10, 2019
Farmers are like entrepreneurs, need access to markets and credit to offset external risksAmbitious agricultural credit targets set by the government have been consistently exceeded;
Dec 31, 2018
Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit due to low prices for agri produceThe latest data puts retail inflation for November at the year's lowest level of 2.33%, mainly due to low prices of food articles, coupled with deflation in some agricultural products—which is a good news for consumers as well as the government and the RBI.
Dec 12, 2018
November retail inflation drops to one-and-half year low of 2.33%; October IIP growth at 11-month high of 8.1%The previous low than the latest print of 2.33 percent was back in June 2017, when retail inflation stood at 1.46 percent.
Dec 10, 2018
Inflation eased in November to 16-month low on decline in food, fuel prices: Reuters pollWith energy and food prices, which account for a major chunk of India’s consumer price index basket, falling sharply, the trend of relatively stable inflation over the past two years is expected to continue.
Nov 15, 2018
Falling price of food isn't always good news; it signals deep trouble for India's rural economyIt is quite possible that non-food WPI and manufacturing will also fall in coming months for two reasons