March 13, 2020 1:09 am
Retail inflation eased to a three-month low of 6.58 per cent in February with the food inflation moderating to 10.81 per cent from 13.63 per cent a month ago, data released by National Statistical Office (NSO) on Thursday showed.
July 12, 2019 7:26 pm
The increase in retail inflation is mainly due to the rise in food prices, according to official data.
June 12, 2019 6:27 pm
As per the data, inflation in the food basket rose to 1.83 per cent in May, higher than 1.1 per cent in April.
December 14, 2018 3:00 am
Economists also expressed concern over lower prices realised by farmers for their produce than the minimum support prices, which are at least 50 per cent more than the production cost under new policy.
December 13, 2018 3:11 am
Retail inflation in November continued the downward trend, slipping to a 17-month low of 2.33 per cent with food prices staying in the negative zone along with lower fuel prices and waning impact of the HRA revision for Central government employees.
November 13, 2018 1:13 am
The subdued numbers are despite the onset of festival season, which was expected to push up factory output growth, especially of consumer durables.
October 12, 2018 6:26 pm
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast September's annual increase in the consumer price index at 4.0 percent, compared with August's 3.69 percent.
July 13, 2018 1:37 am
At 5 per cent, the inflation rate based on consumer price index (combined) has breached the Reserve Bank of India's inflation rate projection of 4.8-4.9 per cent for April-September.
June 13, 2018 1:40 am
Data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Tuesday showed that the industrial output growth rose to 4.9 per cent in April due to growth in manufacturing, mining sectors along with a favourable base effect for consumer durables and capital goods.
April 12, 2018 7:21 pm
The retail inflation eased to 4.28 per cent, a five-month low in March, but remained above RBI's medium-term target, supporting views that monetary policy is likely to remain unchanged at the next review in early June.