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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Industrial growth slows down to 1.7%, retail inflation rises to four-month high

During April-January 2018-19, industrial output grew at 4.4 per cent as against 4.1 per cent in the same period previous fiscal.

Retail inflation slips to 18-month low in December

Data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation showed that inflation based on wholesale prices fell to an eight-month low of 3.80 per cent in December.

Retail inflation hits one-and-half year low, industrial output soars to 8%

This comes after the RBI, in its monetary policy committee meeting last week, cut its inflation projection to 2.7-3.2 per cent for October-March 2018-19 from its earlier view of 3.9-4.5 per cent.