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Jun 12, 2018
Retail inflation inches up to 4.87% in May on costlier food; industrial output grows 4.9% in AprilRetail inflation inched up to 4.87% in May on increase in prices of certain items in the food basket; IIP expanded by 4.9% in April, spurred by higher growth in manufacturing and mining sectors
Jun 07, 2018
RBI ups repo to 6.25%: MPC takes aggressive stance on inflation; expect two more rate hikes this yearIncreasing the rates based solely on expectations of higher inflation is a strong signal that the central bank will continue to do so in case inflation increases further notwithstanding the targets being less than 5 percent for the year.
May 18, 2018
Inflation might edge higher as uneven distribution of monsoon could spike food prices; May CPI likely around 4.6-4.7%: ReportEven as monsoon is predicted to be normal this year, its uneven distribution could spike food prices, and inflation is likely to edge further, says a report
Apr 16, 2018
Why the monsoon is so crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inflation and RBI policyThe monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall and determines the yield of key crops such as rice, wheat, sugarcane and oilseeds such as soybeans.
Mar 15, 2018
India's growth to touch 7.3% next fiscal, 7.5% in 2019-20, says Fitch in global economic outlook reportIn its Global Economic Outlook report, Fitch forecast Indian economy to clock a growth rate of 6.5 percent this fiscal, a tad lower than official estimates by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of 6.6 percent.
Mar 13, 2018
Retail inflation eases to 4.44% for second straight month in February, industrial output grows 7.5%January saw annual consumer inflation of 5.1 percent, off the December figure of 5.2 percent, which was the highest rate in 17 months.
Feb 07, 2018
Monetary policy: RBI sees inflation firming up at 5.1% in March quarterThe Reserve Bank is expecting retail inflation to rise to 5.1 percent in the last quarter of the ongoing fiscal due to rising crude oil prices and hike in salary components of government employees
Dec 14, 2017
Wholesale price inflation in November at 8-month high of 3.93% on rising food and fuel pricesRise in whole price inflation in November compares with a 3.78 percent increase forecast by economists in a Reuters poll
Dec 12, 2017
Retail inflation jumps to 4.88% in November; October IIP growth slows to 2.2%A sharp spurt in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual retail inflation in November over the RBI's median level of 4 percent mark
Dec 06, 2017
RBI expects retail inflation to range 4.3-4.7% in second half of FY'18RBI has aimed to achieve a medium-term target of 4 percent for retail inflation (based on consumer price index) with band of plus/minus 2 percent while supporting growth