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  • WPI inflation rises to 1.32% in September mainly on costlier food articles Oct 14, 2020 03:46 PM IST

    WPI inflation rises to 1.32% in September mainly on costlier food articles

    Inflation in food articles during the month was at 8.17 percent, as against 3.84 percent in August, showed the data from the commerce and industry ministry.

  • Govt releases truncated April WPI inflation data; reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket May 14, 2020 01:29 PM IST

    Govt releases truncated April WPI inflation data; reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket

    As per the data released by the Commerce and Industry Ministry, wholesale price index (WPI) deflation in primary articles was 0.79 per cent in April, as against inflation of 3.72 per cent in March.

  • Wholesale inflation at 10-month low, eases to 2.76% in January Feb 14, 2019 12:06 PM IST

    Wholesale inflation at 10-month low, eases to 2.76% in January

    Wholesale inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), grew 2.84 percent in January 2017

  • Change in base year for GDP a regular global practice: Govt Apr 05, 2017 04:39 PM IST

    Change in base year for GDP a regular global practice: Govt

    Change of base year to calculate GDP is done in line with the global exercise to capture economic information accurately, the government said today.

  • Govt increases stent prices by around 2% Mar 31, 2017 08:23 PM IST

    Govt increases stent prices by around 2%

    Drug price regulator NPPA has increased price of stents by around 2 percent effective tomorrow after taking into account wholesale price index.

  • WPI inflation rises to 3.74% in Aug, food inflation dn to 8.23% Sep 14, 2016 12:46 PM IST

    WPI inflation rises to 3.74% in Aug, food inflation dn to 8.23%

    Food inflation fell to 8.23 percent against 11.82 percent in July. Vegetable inflation saw a sharp fall from 28.05 percent in July to 0.17 percent in August.

  • Indian economy to grow at 7.8% in 2016-17: Survey Aug 30, 2016 07:24 PM IST

    Indian economy to grow at 7.8% in 2016-17: Survey

    Releasing the latest survey, Ficci said there has been a "marginal improvement" in growth estimate for 2016-17 as against the previous round and "this comes at the back of better performance of the agriculture and industry sector".

  • ICRA forecasts healthy revenue growth for road toll rates Jul 19, 2016 09:16 AM IST

    ICRA forecasts healthy revenue growth for road toll rates

    "ICRA expects the toll rates to increase in the range of 3-3.7 per cent during 2017-18 - the highest growth after 2014-15, following significant de-growth in toll rates for two consecutive years," ICRA said in a statement.

  • High WPI to boost toll road revenues for FY18: ICRA Jul 18, 2016 06:36 PM IST

    High WPI to boost toll road revenues for FY18: ICRA

    The toll fees are revised annually to adjust for inflation, as determined by the movement in the WPI, which links the revenues of toll road special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to movements in the WPI.

  • Wholesale price index will see positive growth in FY17: CMIE Jun 28, 2016 12:37 PM IST

    Wholesale price index will see positive growth in FY17: CMIE

    The WPI will get into the "moderately positive" zone in the next fiscal, says Vyas. But this growth should reflect in the topline of corporates in the current fiscal.

  • After 17 months of falling, WPI now in positive zone at 0.34% May 16, 2016 12:38 PM IST

    After 17 months of falling, WPI now in positive zone at 0.34%

    The primary articles index rose by 2.1 percent to 249.3 from 244.1 for the previous month. Prices of egg, fish and wheat were the only falling metrics in this group.

  • Whole price index seen trending down for April May 16, 2016 08:46 AM IST

    Whole price index seen trending down for April

    Contraction in prices is estimated to be lesser on the back of hardening food inflation, reports CNBC-TV18. The WPI numbers will come at noon.

  • Ind-Ra pegs March factory output growth at 1.9% May 10, 2016 02:18 PM IST

    Ind-Ra pegs March factory output growth at 1.9%

    Industrial production in March is likely to grow at 1.9 percent while deflationary pressure in the wholesale price index will moderate in April data, India Ratings and Research said today.

  • Ind-Ra revises FY17 GDP growth forecast downwards to 7.7% Apr 28, 2016 03:14 PM IST

    Ind-Ra revises FY17 GDP growth forecast downwards to 7.7%

    "Despite favourable prospects for agriculture due to an above normal monsoon, industrial recovery is proving to be a drag on the FY17 growth prospect," India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report here.

  • How SEBI is trying to curb speculation in agri commodities Apr 21, 2016 04:47 PM IST

    How SEBI is trying to curb speculation in agri commodities

    Recently, Sebi announced an increase in margins for farm sector derivatives.

  • Feb WPI reported at -0.91%; food articles index down 3.2% MoM Mar 14, 2016 12:12 PM IST

    Feb WPI reported at -0.91%; food articles index down 3.2% MoM

    Meanwhile, the ministry of commerce and industry has revised December WPI inflation to -1.06 percent from -0.73 percent reported earlier

  • Feb CPI, WPI seen easing off a bit aided by food Mar 14, 2016 09:37 AM IST

    Feb CPI, WPI seen easing off a bit aided by food

    The CPI has risen for the past 6 months from 3.7 percent to a 17-month high of 5.7 percent in January 2016. However, it is likely to decline in February led by food inflation mainly on easing seen in vegetable prices such as onions.

  • Jan WPI at -0.9%, contracts for 15th straight month Feb 15, 2016 12:15 PM IST

    Jan WPI at -0.9%, contracts for 15th straight month

    Aditi Nayar, senior economist of ICRA expects WPI as well as core inflation to remain subdued for next couple of months unless there is sharp rebound in crude prices.

  • Industry urges RBI to cut rates as deflationary trend persists Jan 14, 2016 06:39 PM IST

    Industry urges RBI to cut rates as deflationary trend persists

    Deflationary trend eased in December with WPI inflation moving up to (-)0.73 percent as food articles, mainly vegetables, turned costlier.

  • WPI contraction eases in Dec at -0.73% YoY; food prices up Jan 14, 2016 12:14 PM IST

    WPI contraction eases in Dec at -0.73% YoY; food prices up

    Wholesale inflation, as measured by the wholesale price index (WPI), remained in the negative territory for the 14th straight month but the intensity of the contraction eased, with December WPI coming in at -0.73 percent YoY, versus -1.99 percent.

  • 2015 inflation under check; kitchen staples beg to differ Dec 29, 2015 01:07 PM IST

    2015 inflation under check; kitchen staples beg to differ

    RBI has however cautioned that while oil prices, barring geopolitical shocks, are expected to remain benign for a few more quarters, the uptick of CPI inflation excluding food and fuel for two months in succession warrants vigilance.

  • Global worries loom; FIIs to be net sellers in 2016 too: CS Dec 22, 2015 10:40 AM IST

    Global worries loom; FIIs to be net sellers in 2016 too: CS

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Mishra says global linkages are the biggest concerns for listed companies. Around 53 percent of the aggregate revenues of the top BSE 100 companies come from outside India, he says

  • RBI to pause on Tuesday; cut 25 bps in Feb: BofA-ML Nov 27, 2015 03:25 PM IST

    RBI to pause on Tuesday; cut 25 bps in Feb: BofA-ML

    According to the global financial services major, after the 25 basis points cut likely in February there is little headroom to cut rates, but the Central Bank will continue with its "accommodative" stance.

  • Real rates too high; earnings so far not too bad: JPMorgan Oct 28, 2015 10:20 AM IST

    Real rates too high; earnings so far not too bad: JPMorgan

    Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan's chief Asian and emerging market equity strategist, says in the near-term, China, Taiwan and Korea are likely to perform better than India

  • Concerned over high food prices, especially of dal: Sinha Oct 27, 2015 01:17 PM IST

    Concerned over high food prices, especially of dal: Sinha

    The government has been making all-round efforts to contain skyrocketing price of pulses, which has soared to up to Rs 210 per kg in some parts of the country.

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