Nov 15, 2021 12:52 PM IST
The rise in WPI was due to a rise in fuel inflation, which rose to 37.2 percent, up from 24.8 percent in September.
- Nov 10, 2021 02:05 PM IST
The finance ministry says the economic recovery would have been higher but for heavy rain impacting construction, mining and electricity demand.
- Oct 14, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Wholesale price rise had begun to cool over the past 2 months in tandem with slowing inflation in fuel prices, which stood at 24.8 percent during the month. This was lower than August's 26 percent.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:45 PM IST
However, WPI inflation remained in double digit for the third consecutive month in July, mainly due to a low base of last year. WPI inflation was (-) 0.25 percent, in July 2020.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:42 PM IST
The main driver behind wholesale prices in recent months, fuel inflation rose by a smaller margin of 26 percent in July, down from 32 percent in June. While this has cooled wholesale inflation slightly, price rise continues to be historically high.
- Jul 14, 2021 12:53 PM IST
Wholesale prices have shot up as a result of fuel inflation which remained at a high 32 percent in June. Till May, fuel inflation has nearly doubled for three straight months hitting 37 percent up from just 0.6 percent in February.
- Jun 15, 2021 09:33 PM IST
At a time when the economy is reeling from the effects of a deadly wave of COVID-19, income levels have dropped and regional lockdowns have contributed to unemployment, a rise in inflation is the last thing the government wants to deal with.
- Jun 15, 2021 01:42 PM IST
With wholesale inflation hitting a record 12.9 percent in May, and fuel prices continuing to soar, the Centre is now shifting the blame to states, high global commodity prices and a low base effect.
- Jun 14, 2021 05:36 PM IST
CPI uptick showed that the impact of local COVID-19 lockdowns in May was more severe than expected, said economists. However, given the Monetary Policy Committee's inclination to support growth, a status quo on monetary policy is expected
- Jun 14, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Fuel inflation has nearly doubled for three straight months now, hitting 37 percent in May, up from just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 10.8 percent rise in manufacturing prices, wholesale inflation reached record level highs for the second consecutive month in May.
- Jun 07, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Wholesale inflation, measured as WPI, had in April 2021 touched an 11-year high of 10.49 percent due to a higher prices of fuel and manufactured products.
- Jun 02, 2021 09:07 AM IST
The south-west monsoon hits Kerala on June 3, the first normal rainfall in three years after two above-average monsoon rains in the last two years. It is welcome news for an economy dented by a second 'wave' of COVID-19 cases
- May 18, 2021 07:21 PM IST
“WPI will remain elevated in the months to come for two reasons: rising global commodity prices and low base effect. This may sound good for corporates who could be regaining some purchasing power,” said Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist with Care Ratings.
- May 18, 2021 10:48 AM IST
With higher food and fuel prices, wholesale price inflation may rise even more in May.
- May 17, 2021 12:50 PM IST
Fuel inflation has doubled for two straight months now, hitting 21 percent in April, up from 10.2 percent in March, and just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 9 percent rise in manufacturing prices and a continuing uptick in food prices, wholesale inflation reached near-record levels in April.
- Apr 15, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Fuel inflation jumped by 10.2 percent jump in March, after rising just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 7.3 percent rise in manufacturing prices and a continuing uptick in food prices, wholesale inflation reached near-record levels in March.
- Mar 17, 2021 01:49 PM IST
Wholesale price index (WPI) for February 2021 from a year ago—its fastest climb in 27 months. What does this mean for businesses?
- Mar 15, 2021 12:32 PM IST
WPI inflation was at 2.03 percent in January 2021 and at 2.26 percent in February 2020.
- Feb 15, 2021 12:48 PM IST
The WPI inflation was 1.22 percent in December, 2020 and 3.52 percent in January last year.
- Jan 14, 2021 12:28 PM IST
The inflation based on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was 1.55 percent in November 2020, and 2.76 percent in December 2019.
- Dec 14, 2020 12:02 PM IST
Food inflation for November 2020 is at 4.27 percent compared to 5.78 percent in October 2020
- Nov 16, 2020 01:13 PM IST
The WPI inflation was 1.32 percent in September and 0 percent in October last year.
- Oct 14, 2020 03:46 PM IST
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.
- Sep 14, 2020 01:10 PM IST
WPI August Food Index increased to 153.3 from 152.0 in July
- Jul 14, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Inflation in food articles during June stood at 2.04 percent, as against 1.13 percent in May. In fuel and power basket, deflation stood at 13.60 percent in June, against 19.83 percent in the previous month.