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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: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown

Economists on Monday termed the ease in March CPI inflation to a four-month low of 5.1 percent as a misplaced sense of improvement because the impact of lockdown on food prices will be felt in April

Retail inflation likely fell to a four-month low of 5.93% in March on softer food, fuel prices, reveals poll
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Retail inflation likely fell to a four-month low of 5.93% in March on softer food, fuel prices, reveals poll

India’s retail inflation is expected to have dropped to a four-month low in March on softer food and fuel prices and as already slowing demand likely plummeted due to a nationwide lockdown towards the end of the month, a Reuters poll found

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

Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January
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Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January

Retail inflation slowed to 6.58 percent in February over the previous month mainly due to easing food prices, government data showed on Thursday

RBI rate committee torn between growth concerns, inflation fears; says timing of any cuts would be critical
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RBI rate committee torn between growth concerns, inflation fears; says timing of any cuts would be critical

The MPC kept rates on hold as expected on 6 February while also retaining its accommodative monetary policy stance as long as it was necessary to revive growth

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

Retail inflation surges to over 5-year high of 7.35% in December, surpasses RBI's comfort level
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Retail inflation surges to over 5-year high of 7.35% in December, surpasses RBI's comfort level

Retail inflation rose to about five-and-half year high of 7.35 percent in December 2019, surpassing the RBI's comfort level, mainly due to spiralling prices of vegetables as onions were selling costlier

RBI sees room for rate cuts to arrest further weakening in growth; awaits clarity on inflation, minutes show
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RBI sees room for rate cuts to arrest further weakening in growth; awaits clarity on inflation, minutes show

The RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC) unanimously voted to keep the rate at 5.15 percent

WPI inflation rises to 0.58% in November on increase in prices of food articles
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WPI inflation rises to 0.58% in November on increase in prices of food articles

Wholesale prices based inflation rose to 0.58 percent in November, as against 0.16 percent in October due to increase in prices of food articles

Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November on costlier food prices
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Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November on costlier food prices

Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 percent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices

Retail inflation may average at 4% in FY20; food and vegetable prices to remain high: SBI report
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Retail inflation may average at 4% in FY20; food and vegetable prices to remain high: SBI report

Surplus rainfall in August and September is likely to keep food and vegetable prices elevated going forward, and retail inflation may average at around 4 percent in FY20, an SBI research report said

WPI inflation eases to 40-month low of 0.16% in October on subdued prices of non-food and manufactured products
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WPI inflation eases to 40-month low of 0.16% in October on subdued prices of non-food and manufactured products

Wholesale prices based inflation eased further to 40-month low of 0.16 percent in October, as against 0.33 percent in September due to subdued prices of non-food articles and fall in prices of manufactured items, government data showed on Thursday

Retail inflation jumps to 16-month high of 4.62% in October on higher food prices; reduces RBI's headroom for rate cut
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Retail inflation jumps to 16-month high of 4.62% in October on higher food prices; reduces RBI's headroom for rate cut

Retail inflation probably exceeded the RBI's medium-term target of 4% in October for the first time in 15 months, mainly because of rising vegetable prices, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

Retail inflation probably breached RBI target in October, reveals poll; official data will be released next week
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Retail inflation probably breached RBI target in October, reveals poll; official data will be released next week

Indian retail inflation probably exceeded the Reserve Bank of India’s ( RBI) medium-term target of 4 percent in October for the first time in 15 months, mainly because of rising vegetable prices, a Reuters poll of economists showed

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 unchanged at 1.08% in August, reinforces rate cut expectation by RBI
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WPI inflation unchanged at 1.08% in August, reinforces rate cut expectation by RBI

Wholesale price-based inflation was unchanged at 1.08 percent in August even as prices of food items rose, government data showed on Monday

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%.

Retail inflation eases marginally to 3.15% in July despite costlier food items
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Retail inflation eases marginally to 3.15% in July despite costlier food items

Retail inflation eased marginally in July to 3.15 percent over the previous month despite costlier food items, said a government data released on Tuesday evening