Earlier, the central bank had projected retail inflation at 5.2 per cent for the 2021 March quarter
07 Apr 2021 12:28 PM
The government suspended the release of CPI inflation headline numbers for April and May due to insufficient data during the lockdown period
14 Jul 2020 9:14 AM
Annual retail inflation eased to 5.91% in March, down from 6.58% the previous month
14 Apr 2020 9:08 AM
40 economists showed India’s annual consumer price inflation is expected to have risen to 7.40 per cent in January.
10 Feb 2020 11:21 AM
Surge in food/vegetable prices triggers fresh growth concerns.
14 Jan 2020 3:05 AM
For most part of 2019, the government was successful in price control but the party seemed to have lost the sheen lately.
27 Dec 2019 1:14 PM
In October, inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) spiked to a 16-month high of 4.62 per cent on costlier food items.
14 Nov 2019 3:19 PM
Retail inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) touched a 16-month high as it rose to 4.62 per cent in October.
14 Nov 2019 2:59 PM
Vegetable prices, particularly that of onions and tomatoes, will contribute significantly to the rise in inflation.
08 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
The price rise in the food basket was recorded at 5.11 per cent in September, as against 2.99 per cent in the preceding month.
14 Oct 2019 9:46 PM
If the consensus is right, inflation will come in below the RBI’s medium-term target for 14 months in a row.
10 Oct 2019 3:31 PM
However, retail inflation is still within the Reserve Bank's target range, thus keeping hopes of another rate cut alive.
12 Sep 2019 7:18 PM
The expected rise in inflation comes despite the price of oil, India’s biggest import, falling by more than 7 per cent.
10 Sep 2019 9:27 AM
Inflation based on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was at 2.02 per cent in June this year and 5.27 per cent in July 2018.
14 Aug 2019 12:36 PM
Retail inflation was 3.18 per cent in June 2019, while it stood at 4.17 per cent in year-ago period (July 2018).
13 Aug 2019 8:48 PM
CPI (Consumer Price Index) retail inflation is projected at 3.1 per cent for the second quarter this fiscal.
07 Aug 2019 12:21 PM
Food prices have risen due to lower-than-expected monsoon rains over the past two months.
07 Aug 2019 9:59 AM
WPI inflation in June is the lowest in 23 months, since July 2017, when it was at 1.88 per cent.
15 Jul 2019 12:38 PM
Core consumer inflation, which strips out food and fuel prices, was estimated at an annual 4.09-4.11 per cent in June.
13 Jul 2019 10:14 AM
The fiscal deficit target for this financial year was reduced to 3.3 per cent from 3.4 per cent.
09 Jul 2019 11:59 AM