14 Mar 2019
Inflation based on wholesale prices rises to 2.93% in February
Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 2.93% in February over the previous month, due to hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and power, according to government data released today.
14 Dec 2018
WPI-based inflation falls to 4.64% in November, a three-month low
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a three-month low of 4.64% in November, as prices of food articles, especially vegetables, softened.
02 Dec 2018
RBI likely to keep interest rate unchanged on December 5
The Reserve Bank is likely to maintain status quo on interest rate in the upcoming monetary policy review on December 5 despite moderation in economic growth and easing inflation, suggested experts.
12 Nov 2018
Consumer inflation falls to 3.31% in October, within RBI's target
In a good news for the economy, government data released on Monday revealed that consumer inflation for the month of October stood at 3.31%, below the expectations of both economists and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
14 Sep 2018
WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August
Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a four-month low of 4.53% in August on softening of prices of food articles, especially vegetables.
12 Sep 2018
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.
26 Jun 2018
No spike in inflation due to rising crude-prices: PM Modi
Addressing the third annual meeting of the Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the rising crude prices have not resulted in a spike in inflation.
14 Jun 2018
WPI inflation hits 14-month-high of 4.43% on costlier fuel, vegetables
Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43% in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as vegetables.
13 Jun 2018
RBI likely to hike rates again due to inflation: Analysts
Headline inflation surging to a four-month high of 4.87% in May is likely to force the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike rates once again in its August monetary policy review, analysts said.
14 Mar 2018
Wholesale price inflation eases to 7-month low of 2.48%
Lower inflation in food and fuel took India's wholesale inflation in February to 2.48%, a seven-month low.
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.
14 Dec 2017
WPI inflation touches 8-month high of 3.93%
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation rose to an eight-month high of 3.93% this November on the back of rising food and fuel prices.
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 Sep 2017
Wholesale price inflation touches four-month high at 3.24%
Wholesale price inflation in India rose to 3.24% in August, double that of 1.88% in July. It was the fastest rise in four months. Last August, it was 1.09%.
15 Aug 2017
RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%
The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.