Retail inflation likely edged up to nine-month high in July on rise in food prices: Economists' poll
India’s retail inflation rose for the sixth straight month in July - the longest stretch of monthly increases since January 2016 - to a nine-month high, largely due to a continued rise in food prices, a Reuters poll predicted
India's consumer goods growth slows as rural demand cools; higher raw material costs hurt small manufacturers: Nielsen
Growth in the consumer goods sector in rural India, where over two-thirds of Indians live, was slowing at twice the rate of urban areas in the previous few quarters.
WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02% in June, prices of vegetables, fuel and power decline
Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 percent in June, helped by a decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items, according to official data released on Monday
Retail inflation rises eight-month high to 3.18% in June on higher food prices; IIP growth slows to 3.1% in May
Retail inflation rate hit an eight-month high in June on higher food prices, the government said on Friday, but stayed below the RBI’s medium-term target of 4 percent for an eleventh straight month
Food prices which account for nearly half of the inflation basket have been rising since early this year, a dramatic shift from their deflationary path in late 2018.
Wholesale price-based inflation slipped to 22-month low at 2.45 percent in May helped by falling prices of food articles, fuel and power items, according to an official data released on Friday
Retail inflation likely hit seven-month high in May on rising food prices; still below RBI target: Poll
India’s retail inflation likely accelerated to a seven-month high in May on rising food prices, but it is expected to remain well below the Reserve Bank of India’s target, giving it room to ease policy further, a Reuters poll found
RBI monetary policy: Central bank raises retail inflation forecast for April-September 2019 to 3-3.1%
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday raised the retail inflation forecast marginally to 3-3.1 percent for the first half of the current fiscal, tracking uptick in food prices - mainly vegetables, albeit expectations of a normal monsoon this year
Falling growth versus persisting inflation risks: What will win the heart of rate-setting panel this June?
The April retail inflation data, coupled with not-so-encouraging growth figures released so far, are compelling reasons for the Monetary Policy committee (MPC) to press the rate cut button on 6 June
April retail inflation hits six-month high of 2.92% on increase in food prices; keeps RBI rate cut hopes alive
India’s retail inflation rate hit a six-month high in April, due to bigger increases in food prices, but remained below the central bank’s target for a ninth month, keeping hopes alive for a June cut in the key interest rate
While inflation is tame now, economists say that rising oil prices will eventually push inflation up and could pose a challenge for whatever government is formed after India’s national election is completed later this month.
Retail inflation inches up to 2.86% in March on rise in food, fuel prices; industrial output growth at 0.1% in February
The inflation based on Consumer Price Index was 2.57 percent in February this year. On yearly basis, it was 4.28 percent in March 2018.
Inflation likely picked up in February, but well below RBI target due to modest rise in food, fuel prices, finds survey
An overwhelming majority of economists polled predicted inflation would average below 3 percent, with forecasts ranging from 2.15 percent to 3.20 percent.
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.
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood was 5.28 percent in October and 4.02 percent in November last year.
RBI monetary policy: Central bank lowers inflation projection to 2.7-3.2% for second half of current financial year
The 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
Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Q2 GDP growth falls to 7.4%, economy likely to slow down in second half of current fiscal: Report
The annual economic growth probably moderated to 7.4 percent in the July-September quarter, according to a Reuters poll
It is quite possible that non-food WPI and manufacturing will also fall in coming months for two reasons
WPI inflation rises to four month-high of 5.28% in October on spike in petrol, diesel rates; food prices soften
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at 5.13 percent in September and 3.68 percent in October last year.
Retail inflation eases to one-year low of 3.3% in October on fall in food prices; IIP growth rises 4.5% in September
The retail inflation number is the lowest since September 2017 when it touched 3.28 percent