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Wholesale Inflation News
July wholesale inflation rises to 1.88%
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Analysts expected WPI inflation to rise in July 2017 as prices picked up in the month. However, WPI continues to be well below the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) target. The central bank expects retail inflation could accelerate to 3.5% to 4.5% in October-December.
WPI inflation eases to 0.9 percent in June
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
India`s wholesale prices further eased to 0.9 percent year-on-year in June, government data showed on Friday, in line with the decline in retail inflation.
Business Top 10: Nifty closes above 9600, wholesale inflation rate falls to 2.17%
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------- Nifty ended up 11.25 points at 9618.15 while the Sensex closed up 52.42 points at 31155.91. Wholesale inflation rate falls to 2.17% from 3.85%. Watch full video to know more.
April wholesale inflation rises 3.85%
Fri, May 12, 2017
India's wholesale inflation or Wholesale Price Index (WPPI) for the month of April 2017 rose 3.85% as against the same month of last year.
Rupee continues to rise, many hope its only for a short term
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
Vinod Nair, Head Of Research at Geojit Financial Services said, "Risk will emerge if we continue to outperform other EMs in the long-term, whereas this is an intermediary phenomenon led by strong FIIs inflow post the overwhelming state election result which will stabilize in the near-term."
RBI Monetary Policy: Status-quo likely but outlook will be key
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
A poll was carried out by Zee Business revealed that 80% of the analysts believed RBI to not cut interest rates while the rest saw 0.25% reduction.
Set up index to monitor services inflation: Par panel to government
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
As per government data, retail inflation rose 3.65% in February, year-on-year, as food inflation quickened.
Sensex, Nifty open flat as investors remain cautious ahead of US Fed announcements
Wed, Mar 15, 2017
On global front, Asian equities opened slightly lower, as investors stayed cautious awaiting the outcome of several central bank meetings later on Wednesday, as reported by Reuters.
Wholesale inflation set to rise for February?
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
In January, the WPI inflation rose to a 30-month high of 5.2%.
Wholesale inflation spikes to 5.25% in January, fuel prices rise
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Wholesale inflation spikes to 5.25% in January, fuel prices rise. Watch the full segment for more details.
Wholesale inflation rises to 3.39% in December
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Wholesale Price index (WPI) or Wholesale inflation rose to 3.39% (provisional) for the month of December, 2016 (over December, 2015) as compared to 3.15% (provisional) for the previous month and -1.06% during the corresponding month of the previous year, said Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Wholesale inflation grows 3.15% in November
Wed, Dec 14, 2016
The wholesale price index (WPI) or wholesale inflation stood at 3.15% for the month of November as compared to 3.39% in October and -2.04% during the same period last year, said Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday.
India inflation likely cooled further in November after cash clampdown: Reuters poll
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Despite the turmoil following the cash clampdown, India`s central bank surprised markets by eschewing a rate cut and leaving its key policy rate unchanged at 6.25 % this week, choosing to wait for more information before judging the full effects of the demonetization.
WPI Inflation rises lower than estimates, at 3.57% in September
Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) Inflation rose by 3.57% in September 2016 as against an estimate of 3.90%. Government data show that wholesale inflation in primary articles fell 1.9% from August 2016 whereas food inflation fell 1.6% from August 2016 data.
Wholesale inflation inches up to 3.74% in August, beats estimates
Wed, Sep 14, 2016
Rate of inflation in food articles (14.34% weightage on the index) dropped to 8.23%, lowest in past three months. Rate of inflation in food articles stood at 11.82%, 8.57% and 8.24% in July, June and May, respectively. Rate of inflation in pulses, too, came down slightly, at 34.55% in August 2016 from 35.76% in July 2016.
Wholesale and retail inflation are drawing close to each other again?
Wed, Aug 17, 2016
Definitional differences are due to composition of the commodities and also due to types of prices used in compilation.
Indian inflation seen picking up in July on higher food prices
Wed, Aug 10, 2016
"The current episode of high food inflation is different ... as it is driven by a surge in a few commodities - pulses, sugar and vegetables. During the financial year 2013-14, India had witnessed double-digit inflation in nearly all food items - including cereals," wrote Jay Shankar, chief India economist at Religare Capital Markets.
Improvement in monsoon positive for markets, inflation: India Ratings
Mon, Jul 11, 2016
An overall improvement in monsoon this year will augur well for inflation and markets going forward, India Ratings and Research said in its latest report.
Wholesale inflation, or WPI, rose to 0.79% in May
Tue, Jun 14, 2016
Inflation in potato stood at 60.01%, pulses saw 35.56% and vegetables were 12.94%. Sugar category rose by 22.30% from 16.07% of the previous month.
WATCH: How soaring temperatures impact inflation
Sat, May 21, 2016
Inflation and Summer months are corelated. According to a report done by Zee Business, agriculture experts say that inflation typically increases during the Summer.