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WPI inflation eases to 0.33% in September, as against 1.08% in August

The inflation rate eased as a result of a fall in prices of non-food articles.

WPI inflation at nearly two-year low at 2.45% in May

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 3.07 per cent in April. It was 4.78 per cent in May 2018.


WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in Dec on softening fuel, food prices

According to the government data released Monday, deflation in food articles stood at 0.07 per cent in December, against 3.31 per cent in November.

WPI inflation drops to four-month low of 4.53%

Inflation in the ‘fuel and power’ basket was 17.73 per cent in August as prices of domestic fuel increased, in line with high global crude oil rates and a depreciating rupee.

Wholesale inflation softens marginally to 2.47% as food items turn cheaper

As per the official government data released Monday, food articles showed deflation at 0.29 per cent in March as against a 0.88 per cent inflation in the preceding month. 

November WPI inflation jumps to 3.93 per cent on high onion, veggie prices

It was 3.59 per cent in October this year, and 1.82 per cent in November last year.


WPI to moderate further; to average 2.8% in 2018, indicates Nomura report

Inflation, based on the wholesale price index (WPI), had soared to a four-month high of 3.24 per cent in August 2017. It was 1.36 per cent in September 2016.

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WPI inflation to average at 3.7% in FY’16: D&B

WPI-based inflation has been in the negative zone since November 2014 mainly on account of cheaper food and fuel products.

Inflation declines for fourth straight month in a row

WPI inflation for December was revised lower from 0.11 per cent to -0.5 per cent.