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Spike in food prices pushes retail inflation to 16-month high

November 14, 2019 4:06 am

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) inflation rose to 7.89 per cent in October as against 5.11 per cent in September.

Costlier food items push retail inflation to 3.99% in September

October 15, 2019 6:23 am

Inflation rate for meat & fish, vegetables and pulses jumped to 10.3 per cent, 15.4 per cent and 8.4 per cent, respectively, in September from 8.5 per cent, 6.9 per cent and 6.9 per cent in the previous month.

Retail inflation rises to 3.99 per cent in September on costlier food items

October 14, 2019 7:21 pm

The consumer price index (CPI) based inflation was registered at 3.28 per cent in August. On year-on-year basis, the inflation was 3.70 per cent in the September 2018.

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.

July retail inflation eases to 3.15 pc; leaves room for another rate cut

August 13, 2019 10:32 pm

While lowering the key interest rate for the fourth time in a row earlier this month, the RBI had maintained its "accommodative" stance that meant an increase is off the table.

June retail inflation inches up, factory output slumps in May

July 13, 2019 5:47 am

As per data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output growth based on Index of Industrial Production (IIP) fell to 3.1 per cent in May as against 4.3 per cent in April, mainly due to subdued performance of mining and manufacturing sectors.

April IIP rises to 3.4%; May retail inflation spikes to 7-month high

June 13, 2019 3:51 am

Retail inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (Combined) climbed higher to a seven-month high of 3.05 in May on the back of rise in food inflation, separate set of data released by MoSPI showed.

Explained: Why CPI inflation is rising, its impact on interest rates

May 14, 2019 12:07 pm

Despite rising CPI inflation, analysts expect the Reserve Bank of India to cut repo rate – the rate at which it lends short-term funds to banks – as inflation remains within the RBI's target of 4 per cent even as growth of the Indian economy has been slowing down.

February IIP slips to 20-month low, retail inflation for March inches up

April 13, 2019 5:39 am

Manufacturing output in Index of Industrial Production (IIP) slipped again into negative territory after a gap of two months, contracting 0.3 per cent in February as against a growth of 8.4 per cent in the year-ago period and 1.0 per cent growth in previous month.

Retail inflation inches up to 2.86 per cent in March

April 12, 2019 6:16 pm

The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.57 per cent in February this year. On yearly basis, it was 4.28 per cent in March 2018.