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Jan 15, 2019
Industry calls for rate cut by RBI as retail inflation drops to 18-month low of 2.19% in December 2018"The continuing deceleration in the growth of WPI and softening of global fuel prices provide ample opportunity to MPC (monetary policy committee) to cut down policy rate at earliest which will kick start investment and revival in overall industrial growth," Assocham said.
Dec 14, 2018
WPI inflation falls to three-month low of 4.64% in November on softening of food pricesThe Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood was 5.28 percent in October and 4.02 percent in November last year.
Dec 05, 2018
RBI monetary policy: Central bank lowers inflation projection to 2.7-3.2% for second half of current financial yearThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday lowered retail inflation projection in the range of 2.7-3.2 percent for the second half of the current fiscal, citing normal monsoon and moderate food prices
Nov 30, 2018
Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Q2 GDP growth falls to 7.4%, economy likely to slow down in second half of current fiscal: ReportThe annual economic growth probably moderated to 7.4 percent in the July-September quarter, according to a Reuters poll
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
WPI inflation rises to four month-high of 5.28% in October on spike in petrol, diesel rates; food prices softenThe Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at 5.13 percent in September and 3.68 percent in October last year.
Nov 12, 2018
Retail inflation eases to one-year low of 3.3% in October on fall in food prices; IIP growth rises 4.5% in SeptemberThe retail inflation number is the lowest since September 2017 when it touched 3.28 percent
Oct 15, 2018
WPI inflation rises to two-month high of 5.13% in September on hardening of food prices, increase in fuel costInflation based on wholesale prices rose to a two-month high of 5.13 percent in September, mainly due to hardening of food prices and rise in cost of petrol and diesel.
Oct 12, 2018
Retail inflation up marginally to 3.77% in September on higher fuel and food pricesThe inflation based on consumer price index (CPI) had declined to a 10-month low of 3.69 percent in the previous month.
Oct 10, 2018
Retail inflation likely rose to RBI's 4% target in September on higher food and fuel costs, reveals pollThe median of 45 economists in the poll taken 3-9 October showed inflation was expected to have accelerated to the central bank’s medium-term target of 4.00 percent last month from a year ago, higher than August’s 10-month low of 3.69 percent.