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June WPI inflation rises to four-year high of 5.77 per cent

The increase in the wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation in June can be primarily attributed to the rise in prices of vegetables and fuel items, raising chances of rate hike by the RBI in its monetary policy review next month.

Rate cut chorus grows as wholesale, retail inflation touch record lows

Retail inflation measured by the consumer price index (CPI) eased to 3.66 per cent in August due to a slower rate of price rise in vegetables, fruits and protein items, except pulses.


Diverging CPI, WPI: The inflation conundrum

In the last eight months, while CPI (retail inflation) has consistently moved upwards, the WPI (headline inflation) has dramatically contracted.

More dal, less bhaat

Government should devise a crop-neutral incentive structure to attract farmers to pulses over paddy.

Inflation falls to 5-yr low but RBI may hold rates

From 5.19% in July, inflation down to 3.74% in Aug; lowest since Oct 2009.

Inflation eases to nearly 5-year low of 3.74 pct in August

Declining prices of vegetable and other food articles pulled down wholesale inflation sharply...


Industrial output data begins countdown to RBI monetary policy review

Factory data will be followed by more important December inflation data on January 13.

Wholesale,consumer inflation seen remaining elevated: poll

The elevated price levels likely to add more pressure on the Reserve Bank of India

Costlier onion,veggies push inflation to 5-mth high of 5.79 pct

Inflation based on WPI had stood at 4.86 per cent in June.

Inflation rises to 4.86%

Wholesale inflation,as measured by the WPI,rose to 4.86 per cent in June from 4.70 per cent in May