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CPI September print a positive surprise, says ICICI Bank honcho; IIP August data as expected
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
The CSO presented data on India’s Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of August 2018, while the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation numbers were for the month of September 2018.
CPI cools down further in January to 3.17%
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Consumer Price Index (CPI), or retail inflation, for the month of January stood at 3.17% said Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on Monday.
Monetary Policy: RBI expects GVA growth at 7.4%, CPI Inflation at 5% by FY18
Wed, Feb 08, 2017
While maintaining a status quo on its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) pointed out on economic factors like Gross Value Added (GVA) growth and Consumer Price Index (CPI) or Retail Inflation growth for the coming fiscal year (FY18).
Priority to keep food inflation in check during 2017: Paswan
Tue, Jan 03, 2017
"During 2016, we were able to control the prices of pulses as well as sugar. This year, our focus will be to keep food inflation under check and protect consumers interest," Paswan told.
Demand side contraction to weigh heavy on India's inflation
Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Care Ratings said, "The recent and unanticipated move of demonetization and the resultant cash crunch has created distortions in the market for agricultural and farm produce."
Sensex gains 97 points in early trade ahead of inflation data
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Brokers said that the building up of positions by participants ahead of key economic data - consumer price index (CPI) for November - to be released later in the day, influenced the market sentiment.
Not only inflation and growth, now demonetisation may top RBI's monetary policy agenda
Thu, Nov 17, 2016
India Ratings, in a note said that the impact of demonetisation, which has led to a surge in the bank deposits, will be one of the factor kept in mind while deciding the rate cut.
CPI inflation may fall below 4 pc in Nov-Dec period: Citigroup
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
"We maintain our rate cut view in December policy for now, but we also acknowledge that the December policy could be a close call," Citigroup said in a research note.
RBI to cut rates in early 2017, aided by tame inflation
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
"The significant run-up in CPI inflation between April and July was mainly driven by food prices. But thanks to normal rains, it could reverse quickly, taking inflation to well below (the) RBI`s early-2017 target of 5 percent," wrote Pranjul Bhandari, chief economist for India at HSBC.
Will CPI inflation for September be inline with RBI's estimates?
Thu, Oct 13, 2016
While consumer food price index (CFPI) - which stood at 5.91% in August 2016, from 8.35% in July 2016.
Inflation seen cooling to one-year low in Sept
Wed, Oct 12, 2016
"The favorable impact of the monsoon is now coming through the system. We saw quite a strong deflation in terms of food prices in August. We expect that to continue in September as well," said Tushar Arora, senior economist at HDFC Bank.
Urjit Patel meets Arun Jaitley in Delhi before RBI Monetary Policy meet
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
According to a newspaper report, in a separate pre-policy meeting with economists, Patel had downplayed inflationary risks and instead focused on India's growth prospects.
Consumer Price Inflation rate eases at 5.05% in August
Mon, Sep 12, 2016
While consumer food price index (CFPI) - which stood at 5.91% in August 2016, from 8.35% in July 2016. Under CFPI- the rural inflation was at 6.32% from 8.18% in July 2016 and Urban inflation at 5.10% against 8.80% in July, 2016.
Govt has set inflation target at 4% for five years but is it achievable?
Mon, Aug 08, 2016
Suvodeep Rakshit, Madhavi Arora and Upasna Bhardwaj of Kotak Securities said,"Sustaining 4% inflation will be difficult even without factoring in statistical impact on housing due to 7th Pay Commission."
RBI policy, Q1 earnings, macroeconomic data to drive markets this week: Experts
Sun, Aug 07, 2016
RBI policy meeting, the last leg of quarterly earnings and macroeconomic data would set the stock market trend in an eventful week ahead, say experts.
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan likely to hold interest rates on Aug 9
Sun, Aug 07, 2016
Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan is widely expected to hold the key interest rate in his last monetary policy review on Tuesday as retail inflation continues to be above the comfort zone.
GST regime likely to have minimum impact on CPI inflation: SBI
Fri, Aug 05, 2016
The implementation of the GST Bill in the country is likely to have a minimal impact on the Consumer Price Index-based (CPI) inflation, the State Bank of India (SBI) said in its latest research report.
RBI unlikely to cut interest rates on Aug 9: Edelweiss
Mon, Aug 01, 2016
RBI in its upcoming monetary policy meet on August 9 is likely to keep interest rates unchanged as the CPI-based inflation has stayed above the central bank's target, according to a latest research report.
June CPI Inflation to marginally ease, says DBS
Mon, Jul 11, 2016
May factory output and June inflation numbers are likely to reinforce the status that India's industrial activity remains weak while headline inflation hovers at recent highs, says a DBS report.