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Thursday, January 23, 2020



Vegetable prices push wholesale inflation to 7-month high in December

January 15, 2020 4:33 am

Vegetable inflation jumping to an over six-year high and pulses inflation rising to a more than 3-year high were the key reasons driving retail inflation.

Inflation probably breached RBI's target in December: Survey

January 09, 2020 2:01 pm

Over 60 per cent of respondents expected retail inflation, due for release on Jan. 13, to breach the upper band of the RBI's buffer range of 2 per cent to 6 per cent, with the highest forecast for 7.01 per cent.

Explained: Is India facing stagflation?

December 19, 2019 7:25 am

Stagflation is said to happen when an economy faces stagnant growth as well as persistently high inflation. In other words, the worst of both worlds.

IIP growth rises to 4.3% in July on stronger manufacturing; Retail inflation at 10-mth high

September 13, 2019 2:28 am

Manufacturing output, which carries weight of 77.63 per cent in IIP, picked up pace to 4.2 per cent growth rate in July as against a growth of 0.2 per cent in the previous month, though it was lower than 7.0 per cent in the year-ago period.

WPI inflation slows to two-year low on price fall in fuel and power, manufactured items

July 16, 2019 1:26 am

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 2.02 per cent in June compared to 2.45 per cent in May, as per provisional data released by Commerce Ministry Monday.

WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02 pc in June

July 15, 2019 1:22 pm

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 2.45 per cent in May. It was 5.68 per cent in June 2018.

The retail paradox: Wholesale food inflation is up, but consumers aren’t feeling the pinch yet

June 20, 2019 5:13 am

According to official data, annual inflation in the wholesale price index (WPI) for food articles has gone up from minus 0.21% to 6.98% between September 2018 and May 2019.

At 3.18%, March wholesale inflation hits 3-month high on costlier food, fuel

April 16, 2019 4:02 am

Food articles’ inflation has been rising steadily for the last five months. Inflation in the fuel and power category also rose to 5.41 per cent, from 2.23 per cent in February.

Wholesale inflation rises to 2.93% in February

March 15, 2019 12:29 am

According to the Ministry’s latest release, the price of betel leaves, maize, arhar, bajra, barley, jowar, poultry chicken, moong, masur, wheat, paddy, urad, pork, ragi, egg and marine and inland fish rose.

Retail inflation rises to 4-month high of 2.57 per cent in February

March 12, 2019 6:27 pm

Food inflation based on CPI, however was in negative at 0.66 per cent. The latest print is higher than (-) 2.24 per cent in January. The earlier lowest inflation was 2.33 per cent in November 2018.