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CPI INFLATION NEWS

Low base effect pushes up IIP; cheaper food cools inflation

May 13, 2021 4:00 am

Manufacturing sector output surged 25.8 per cent in March 2021, while mining output rose 6.1 per cent and power generation increased by 22.5 per cent in March.

If inflation remains strong, RBI will have to choose — debt or inflation management

April 20, 2021 9:11 am

If the RBI is too slow to tighten policy and rein in the liquidity it has created, the country could end up facing the kind of inflation crisis that was witnessed in the post-2008 period.

Despite not being a policy tool, WPI surge a cause of worry

April 17, 2021 6:25 am

Wholesale-level inflation — measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) — shot up to 7.39 per cent in March on a year-on-year basis.

India's retail inflation dips to 6.93% in November

December 14, 2020 6:25 pm

India CPI Inflation Rate November 2020: The retail inflation which is measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.93 per cent in November, government data revealed.

Retail inflation grows 7.61% in Oct; IIP rises 0.2% in Sep: Govt data

November 12, 2020 10:30 pm

CPI Inflation Date October 2020, India IIP Data September 2020: The retail inflation, which is measured through the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 7.61 per cent in October. Separately, the factory output, which is measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), expanded by 0.2 per cent in September.

New retail inflation series for industrial workers: Base year shifted to 2016, no change in dearness allowance

October 23, 2020 9:39 am

The CPI-IW is mainly used for determining dearness allowance (DA) paid to central/state government employees and workers in the industrial sectors besides fixation and revision of minimum wages in scheduled employments.

Reduced crop, lockdown dip in demand make aloo the new pyaaz, tomato prices go up too

July 20, 2020 11:38 am

On Friday, all-India retail prices of potato and tomato, according to the Department of Consumer Affairs’ data, averaged Rs 30 and Rs 50 per kg respectively, up from Rs 20 each three months ago.

India's food inflation rose 9.28% on year in May: Government data

June 12, 2020 6:47 pm

India's Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for the month of May stood at 9.28 per cent, according to a release by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on Friday.

Retail inflation growth eases to 5.91% in March: Government data

April 13, 2020 6:29 pm

The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.58 per cent in the month of February and 2.86 per cent in March last year.

Bond yields spike as CPI inflation jumps

January 15, 2020 4:42 am

The 10-year benchmark yield had ended at 6.60 per cent on Monday, compared to the previous close of 6.59 per cent on Friday. When bond yield rises, prices decline.