July 16, 2020 4:45 pm
SBI's study said the pandemic accelerated the recent global trend of disinflation.
April 14, 2020 12:47 am
Going ahead, economists expect inflation to be weighed down by low energy prices and subdued economic activity, even as some rise may be seen on the food side due to supply-side disruptions.
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.
February 13, 2020 4:15 am
The spike in retail inflation was stoked by higher price levels of food items such as vegetables, eggs, meat and fish and fuels.
February 12, 2020 7:08 pm
The factory output, which is measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had expanded by 2.5 per cent in December 2018. Separately, the retail inflation, which is measured through Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped by 7.59 per cent in January, highest since May 2014.
January 14, 2020 9:00 am
The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation’s Food Price Index (base year: 2002-04 = 100) averaged 181.7 points in December 2019, the highest since the 185.8 level of December 2014.
January 14, 2020 2:39 am
According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) Monday, vegetable items recorded the highest inflation rate at 60.5 per cent in December 2019, followed by pulses and products at 15.44 per cent, meat and fish at 9.57 per cent and egg at 8.79 per cent, among others.
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.
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.
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.