Feb 15, 2017 at 12:44 | Source: PTI
India's WPI inflation rose to a 30-month high of 5.2 percent in January from 3.4 percent in December. WPI inflation, which reflects the annual rate of price rise, has risen for the second straight month, notwithstanding the cash crunch following demonetisation.
Feb 14, 2017 at 12:26 | Source: PTI
In January 2016, the print was (-)1.07 percent. The last comparable high level of WPI was witnessed in July 2014 at 5.41 percent. As per Commerce Ministry data, inflation in the 'fuel and power' basket more than doubled to 18.14 percent in January, up from 8.65 percent in the previous month.
Feb 14, 2017 at 12:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
WPI inflation in January spiked to 5.25 percent against 3.39 percent in previous month and also ahead of expectations of 4.16 percent. Yesterday, however, retail inflation declined to 3.17 percent against 3.41 percent due to low demand after demonetisation.
Jan 17, 2017 at 17:10 | Source: PTI
According to the global financial services major, the WPI readings are likely to head towards 4 percent in the first quarter of this year from 3.4 percent in October-December quarter of 2016.
Jan 16, 2017 at 12:43 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Wholesale inflation for December came in at 3.39 percent, marginally higher than 3.15 percent in November. Numbers for October have been revised to 3.79 percent from 3.39 percent.
Jan 16, 2017 at 12:15 | Source: PTI
The data compared with a 3.50 percent annual rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In November, prices rose a provisional 3.15 percent.
Dec 14, 2016 at 13:02 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
While on annualized basis, wholesale inflation rose from (-) 2.05 percent in November last year, food inflation recorded a sharp year-on-year fall1.25 percent in November 2016 from 5.55 percent in the same month of 2015.
Dec 14, 2016 at 12:00 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The whole sale inflation eased to 3.15 percent in the month of November, down from 3.39 percent in October, as food articles and vegetables prices softened.
Nov 16, 2016 at 18:24 | Source: PTI
Retail or CPI inflation dipped to 14-month low of 4.20 percent in October, while the one based on wholesale prices or WPI fell for the second consecutive month to 3.39 percent in October.
Nov 15, 2016 at 13:19 | Source: CNBC-TV18
In conversation with CNBC-TV18, Tushar Arora of HDFC Bank, says the WPI numbers are lower than expectation. It has gone below last month's reading as well.