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Wholesale Price Index (WPI) News
Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
5 reasons why CPI and WPI data are showing contradictory trends: Explained
Thu, Feb 16, 2023
According to economists, CPI gives higher weight to food (at nearly 50 per cent), while WPI gives lower weight to food at 24.4 per cent, which led primarily to the growing difference.
WPI inflation rises to 11.39% in August due to costlier manufactured goods - Details here
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
The wholesale price-based inflation rose marginally to 11.39 percent in August, mainly due to higher prices of manufactured goods, even as prices of food articles softened.
WPI Inflation hits near 2-year low at 2.45% in May, 2019 - All details here
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
A year ago for the same month, WPI came in at 4.78%.
Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit By Kalpana Mandal
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation is now at a 3-month low of 4.64 per cent, having oscillated in a range of 2.74-5.68 per cent during the year.
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.
High fuel, commodity cost lift India's October WPI inflation to 5.28%
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
Even, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) data furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry was higher than 3.68 per cent reported for the corresponding period of 2017.
India's wholesale inflation in February eases to 2.48%
Wed, Mar 14, 2018
Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 2.30% compared to build up rate of 4.92% in the corresponding period of the previous year, Ministry of Commerce & Industry said in a statement. The index for ‘Food Articles’ group declined by 2.0 percent to 137.8 (provisional) from 140.6 (provisional) for the previous month
Possible El Nino unlikely to impact food prices in India
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
A poor monsoon may adversely impact food inflation. However, if one looks at the data from past ten years, food inflation has not spiked following poor monsoon.
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.
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.
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.
Demonetisation may not harm wholesale inflation
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Anushka Sawarkar – Associate Economist at Care Ratings said, “In terms of effect of the recent demonetisation, certain sectors could face fall in demand owing to the cash crunch. Demand for food would have limited impact.”
WPI Inflation falls marginally to 3.39% in October
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ for the month of October, 2016 rose by 0.1% to 182.9 from 182.8 for the previous month.
India's Keqiang Index decelerates further in Q2FY17; marks 11-quarter low
Mon, Oct 10, 2016
While, five out of nine macro indicators lost pace in Q2FY17.
WATCH: Top 5 stories of this afternoon; From July WPI inflation rises to 3.55% to NSE to delist 14 companies from Aug 31
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
Zee Business brings you the most important stories of the day that will help you shape your market strategies and keep you informed with the latest developments. Top five stories of this afternoon: 1. WPI inflation rises to 2-year high at 3.55%
WPI inflation shoots up to 2-year high, at 3.55% in July
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
The Wholesale Price Index-based (WPI) inflation for the July month of fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17) rose up 3.55% as compared to minus 4.00% in the same month of the previous fiscal. This is the most rise in two-years.
'WPI inflation data, progress of monsoon rains to drive markets'
Mon, Aug 15, 2016
Indian markets would take cues from wholesale inflation data, progress of monsoon rains and investment trend by overseas investors for further movement in a holiday-shortened week ahead, say experts.
Cereals prices need to be monitored: India Ratings
Thu, Jul 14, 2016
India's wholesale price index-based (WPI) inflation for the June month rose up 1.62% on the back of expensive food and manufactured items with a rating agency stating that prices of cereals have to be monitored going forward.
Govt may not cut excise duty on petrol, diesel in near-term
Sun, Jul 03, 2016
Government may not cut excise duty on petrol and diesel in the near-term if it accepts the suggestions made in the approach paper submitted by Chief Economic Adviser for maintaining status quo when oil prices can climb by another $15 a barrel.
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.