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Wholesale inflation falls to lowest in two years - Check details
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), stood at 2.02 percent (provisional) for the month of June, 2019 over June, 2018.
Falling inflation? Numbers from states don't say so: HDFC Bank
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
It can be noted that at the national level, the headline CPI printed at 2.6 percent.
Fitch Ratings cuts India GDP growth forecast for FY20 to 6.8 per cent
Fri, Mar 22, 2019
Fitch Ratings cut India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.2 per cent from 7.8 per cent on December 6. The rating agency has also cut growth forecasts for FY20 and FY21 to 7 per cent from 7.3 per cent and 7.1 per cent from 7.3 per cent, respectively.
IIP alert! Factory output tumbles, now at 1.7% in January 2019 - What you should know
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Cumulatively for April - January 2019 period, IIP growth rate stands at 4.4% compared to the corresponding period of previous year.
Inflation at 19-month low, RBI set to give big relief in EMIs: Know what will happen to your home loan
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
At 19-month low, this where the country’s inflation is at, as CPI has come at 2.05% in January 2019 month. This was undoubtedly due to food inflation which further widened its deflation trend.
Tax rates on under-construction flats, houses to be slashed this week? How GST council meet may bring cheer for you; check market expectations
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
Interestingly, there is lot of action awaiting during this week’s trading, which will decide the course of Sensex and Nifty.
WPI inflation falls to 4.64 pc in November on softening food prices
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a three-month low of 4.64 per cent in November, as prices of food articles, especially vegetables, softened.
November retail inflation rate hits 17-month low in boost to new RBI chief
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
The October inflation rate was revised to 3.38 percent from 3.31 percent, and a Reuters poll showed analysts expected 2.8 percent in November, with projections ranging from 2.26 to 2.82 percent.
CPI, IIP numbers today; Is a scare in the offing or will RBI status quo call generate good news?
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Investors are keeping a close eye on inflation numbers after RBI’s October 2018 policy, where the central bank opted for the status quo, keeping repo rate unchanged at 6.50%.
How petrol, diesel price hikes have hit Mumbaites; check full list of veggies, fruits rates
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
Not only potatoes, other vegetables' prices have shot up by up to 15-25 per cent.
IIP, inflation data to drive market in holiday-shortened week ahead
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
Upcoming macroeconomic data announcements, including industrial production and inflation figures, are expected to chart the course of the equity markets in a holiday-shortened week ahead, say experts.
On eve of 72nd Independence Day, Rupee breaches 70 mark against dollar; should you worry?
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
The Indian rupee's fall continued for the second consecutive day as it touched a fresh all-time low of 70.9 against the US dollar.
Trade worries slow euro zone economic growth in second-quarter, inflation up on energy
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
Euro zone economic growth slowed further in the second quarter, preliminary data showed, on what economists said were concerns over a possible trade war with the United States.
Market Outlook: With Q1 earnings, WPI data scheduled equity indices await eventful week ahead
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
"The markets next week would look forward to the earnings season as larger companies such as HUL (Hindustan Unilever), Bajaj group of companies will come out with their results," said Devendra Nevgi, founder and Principal Partner at Delta Global Partners.
Retail inflation for June accelerates to 5 pct; oil and rupee to blame
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast June`s annual increase in the consumer price index at 5.30 per cent, compared with Mays 4.87 percent. Last month, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2014, by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent, citing rising inflation.
Inflation likely to edge higher in May, uneven monsoon, petrol prices blamed
Fri, May 18, 2018
It said that CPI inflation is set to be in the range of 4.6-4.7 per cent and WPI inflation around 3.6-3.8 per cent in May. Arun Singh, Lead Economist D&B India said, "The assumption of a normal monsoon has been one of the primary factors considered for improvement in demand in the current year. However, spatial distribution of rainfall needs to be monitored carefully before setting in firm expectations as uneven distribution of rainfall could flare up food inflation".
April inflation seen climbing on higher oil prices; data to be announced later today
Fri, May 11, 2018
Minutes from RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee April 4-5 meeting showed members flagged multiple concerns, including an increase in minimum support prices for farmers and crude oil prices.
Inflation fears overdone; RBI rate cut likely in August: Report
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), inflation risks are overdone and March inflation is likely at 4.2 per cent , down from December's 5.2 per cent and well within RBI's 2-6 per cent mandate. The CPI inflation fell to a 4 month low of 4.44 per cent in February. RBI takes into account retail inflation while formulating monetary policy
Venezuela to eliminate three zeros from currency; current exchange rate 43,980 bolivars for $1
Fri, Mar 23, 2018
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has decided to eliminate three zeros off the country`s inflation-ridden currency, the bolivar, taking effect from June 4, as an economic measure to "guarantee commercial activities". "I have decided to reduce three zeros of the currency and take out of circulat
Asian markets rally on US jobs report, inflation relief
Mon, Mar 12, 2018
A relief rally swept across Asian share markets on Monday after the latest U.S. jobs report managed to impress with its strength while also easing fears of inflation and faster rate hikes, a neat feat that whetted risk appetites globally.