Consumer Price Index (CPI): News

06 May 2022


Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

Indian consumers are likely to bear face an extra burden on their pockets as the country's FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) raised product prices by up to 15% across categories, CNBC-TV18 reported on Friday.

14 Sep 2020


India's retail inflation dips marginally to 6.69% in August

India's retail inflation stood at 6.69% in August, according to data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on Monday.

13 Jan 2020


Retail inflation recorded at 7.35% in December, highest in 5-years

India's retail inflation stood at 7.35% in December last year mainly due to the rise in vegetable prices, data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) revealed on Monday.

Retail inflation cools to 11-month low of 3.69% in August

Retail inflation cooled to an 11-month low of 3.69% in August mainly due to fall in prices of kitchen items, including fruits and vegetables, official data showed.

10 Feb 2018

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These Indian stocks are going strong despite global market turmoil

Stock markets around the world plunged earlier this week, suffering losses following a 4.6% drop in US Dow Jones.

12 Jan 2018


Before budget, inflation at 5.2% and Industrial growth at 8.4%

Before FM Arun Jaitley presents his government's last full-fledged budget, two macroeconomic data indicators gave mixed signals for the economy.

12 Dec 2017


Retail inflation hit 4.88% in November; highest in 15 months

Breaching RBI's estimate of 4%, India's retail inflation, or Consumer Price Index (CPI), has reached 4.88% in November 2017- the highest in 15 months.

14 May 2017


CSO modifies base year for IIP, adds relevant items

The new base year for all-India Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has been revised from 2004-05 to 2011-12.

11 May 2017


India's foodgrain output forecast to hit a record in 2016-17

With robust production of wheat, rice, and pulses, India's foodgrain output would increase by 8.7% to a record-high 273.38 million ton in the 2016-17 crop year, according to the government's third advanced estimate.

Inflation at a five year low

First time in five years, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) eased to the lowest point of 3.17 % in January 2017.

31 Jan 2017


Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 prepared by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.