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Retail inflation rises for sixth straight month, industrial growth slips to 3.1% in May

The increase in retail inflation is mainly due to the rise in food prices, according to official data.

Retail inflation spikes to 7-month high of 3.05% in May on costlier food articles

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. 


Niti Aayog meet: Economists call for rate cut, steps to boost liquidity

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.

Retail inflation drops to 17-month low in November; October IIP rises to 8.1 per cent

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.

September industrial growth slips to 4.5 per cent; retail inflation at 13-month low in October

The subdued numbers are despite the onset of festival season, which was expected to push up factory output growth, especially of consumer durables.

India's September retail inflation picks up to 3.77 per cent year on year

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.


June retail inflation at 5-month high, May IIP hits 7-month low

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.

Retail inflation hits four-month high in May; IIP up to 4.9 per cent in April

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.

Industrial output grows at 7.1 per cent in February, March retail inflation eases

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.


CPI inflation for December, 2014 was also revised to 4.28 per cent on the new base year as against the earlier reading of 5 per cent with 2010 as base year.