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As WPI inches ahead, toll-based road projects to see higher revenues in FY18: ICRA
Business

As WPI inches ahead, toll-based road projects to see higher revenues in FY18: ICRA

ICRA estimates the average increase in WPI for 2017 to be around 3 percent

Costly food prices drives WPI inflation higher to 1.62% in June
Economy

Costly food prices drives WPI inflation higher to 1.62% in June

The hardening of the WPI index follows an uptick in retail inflation, announced on Tuesday, which hit a 22-month high of 5.77 percent in June

Surging food prices: Finance minister Arun Jaitley to meet top ministers later today
Business

Surging food prices: Finance minister Arun Jaitley to meet top ministers later today

Both WPI and consumer price inflation witnessed an upward bias in two straight months

WPI inflation at 0.79% in May, vegetable prices soar
Business

WPI inflation at 0.79% in May, vegetable prices soar

Rising for the second straight month, wholesale price-based inflation jumped to 0.79 per cent in May with vegetable prices witnessing a double-digit growth.

Rajan a bahana, Jaitley the nishana: In Swamy charge Cong sees a Modi ploy
Business

Rajan a bahana, Jaitley the nishana: In Swamy charge Cong sees a Modi ploy

The Congress alleged Swamy's attacks were sanctioned by the prime minister because he was scared that his 'crony' friends will face severe action from the RBI

RBI expected to cut rates next week as inflation dips: Reuters poll
Business

RBI expected to cut rates next week as inflation dips: Reuters poll

Falling inflation will give the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) room to cut interest rates at a policy review on Tuesday, and cut them again by September, before holding steady to assess the impact of the upcoming monsoon season on food prices, a Reuters poll found.

Wholesale inflation stays negative for 16th month, falls (-) 0.91% in February
Business

Wholesale inflation stays negative for 16th month, falls (-) 0.91% in February

WPI inflation remained in the negative zone for a 16th straight month at (-)0.91 per cent in February as food articles, mainly vegetables and pulses turned cheaper.

RBI may have met its inflation target but the poor wouldn’t join Rajan’s party as yet
Business

RBI may have met its inflation target but the poor wouldn’t join Rajan’s party as yet

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has met its first target of retail inflation in the month January. As against the originally targeted 6 per cent, the consumer price index inflation (CPI) was registered at 5.7 per cent.

The birthday letter Narendra Modi didn’t write to Raghuram Rajan
Business

The birthday letter Narendra Modi didn’t write to Raghuram Rajan

In the letter he didnt write, PM Modi hopes Rajan would some day join his government

Urjit Patel — Raghuram Rajan’s lieutenant in inflation battle
Business

Urjit Patel — Raghuram Rajan’s lieutenant in inflation battle

Urjit Patel was instrumental in reshaping India’s monetary policy targeting inflation control

Ten factors that mattered most for Indian economy in 2015
Business

Ten factors that mattered most for Indian economy in 2015

Stock market experts keep promising higher numbers because someone has to buy relentlessly to take it there. They now tell you that 35,000 will happen in 2016

Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit
Business

Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit

One thing is for sure, the current rate spiral is inflicting more pain on the rural India than it does on people in urban centres

For 13th month in row WPI is in negative but food inflation rears its head
Politics

For 13th month in row WPI is in negative but food inflation rears its head

This would also mean that monetary policy has no big role to play in dealing with this problem

Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles
Business

Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles

Deflationary trend eased in November with WPI inflation moving up to (-)1.99 per cent as food articles, led by pulses and onion, turned costlier. This is the 13th month in a row when the wholesale inflation remained in the negative territory. It has been in the negative zone since November last year.

Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of RBI's monetary policy announcement
Business

Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of RBI's monetary policy announcement

The benchmark repurchase (repo) rate has subsequently come down from 7.25 percent to 6.75 percent, the lowest in four-and-a-half years.

Face to face: CEA prods RBI to look at WPI and cut rate further; Rajan iterates CPI is key
Business

Face to face: CEA prods RBI to look at WPI and cut rate further; Rajan iterates CPI is key

Both men had worked together at the International Monetary Fund where Rajan was chief economist.

WPI inflation marginally up at (-)4.54% in Sept
Business

WPI inflation marginally up at (-)4.54% in Sept

The CPI or retail inflation for September rose to 4.41 percent, from 3.74 percent in the previous month.

Why WPI inflation will continue to play dead till at least early 2016
Business

Why WPI inflation will continue to play dead till at least early 2016

Going forward, the signals are still negative on several fronts. It means WPI inflation is as good as dead till early 2016, if not later.

Corporate India steps up rate cut call as inflation cools
Business

Corporate India steps up rate cut call as inflation cools

The wholesale price index-based inflation was (-)4.05 percent in July. It has been in the negative zone since November 2014.

Sensex surges 246 pts on WPI boost; banking stocks end firm on rate cut hopes
Business

Sensex surges 246 pts on WPI boost; banking stocks end firm on rate cut hopes

Market breadth ended on a strong note, with 1,687 stocks advancing against 951 declines on BSE.