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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
Nov 14, 2018
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yetThe situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
Nov 13, 2018
October CPI at 3.31% and September IIP at 4.5%: Inflation numbers come as breath of fresh air, show economy is on right track for nowTwo things stand out in the CPI inflation number. The first is that the food items basket is responsible for this low number. The other concern which will definitely be the focus for the RBI is core inflation which is now above 6 percent.
Oct 31, 2018
Inflation to remain below 4% in coming months irrespective of hike in onion prices, says reportWholesale prices of onion has increased by 9 percent over the previous month, prompting market expectations of a reverse in the trend of food inflation in coming months.
Aug 13, 2018
July retail inflation cools to 9-month low of 4.17% on smaller increases in prices of vegetables, fruitsThe CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 percent last month, compared to 7.8 percent in June.
Jul 26, 2018
Inflation to average 4.7% this fiscal; RBI likely to tighten key interest rate in coming months: DBS reportAccording to DBS, good rains will support agricultural growth but a material respite to inflation will hinge on factors like oil prices, and rupee value against the US dollar
Jul 06, 2018
MSP hike: Centre's bonanza means little to farmers as govt lacks storage and funds needed to buy most of the produceThe government announces MSP for most crops to set a benchmark, but state agencies mainly buy limited quantities of staples such as rice and wheat at those prices
Jun 14, 2018
WPI inflation rises to 14-month high of 4.43% in May on costlier fuel, vegetablesInflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43 percent in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as vegetables
May 15, 2018
Retail inflation up at 4.58% in April: Rising prices will force RBI to hold rates, turn hawkish, says economistsCore inflation, mainly reflecting firming up manufacturing prices touched 5.9 percent, at a 44-month high, economists estimated.