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Concerns over policy benchmark surface again with sticky consumer price index
Although monetary policy cannot rein in the food prices spiral, lowering of rates does impact savers, especially seniors who largely rely on interest income for a living. Higher food is making living costlier for consumers across the spectrum and therefore may not easily be ducked as input for policy making.
August CPI inflation softens marginally to 6.69% on lower food prices
Retail inflation softened slightly to 6.69 per cent in August as price ...
August WPI up 0.16%, turning positive for the first time after March
Wholesale price index (WPI) inflation rose to 0.16% in August from a 0.5...
May wholesale prices fall signals deflation
Independent economists said the deflation points to weak demand, but cautioned against reading too much into it because it did not give a true picture of prices on the consumer front.
May wholesale inflation at -3.21%
The government had suspended the release of wholesale price index (WPI) data last month due to the nationwide lockdown imposed since 25 March to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wholesale price-based inflation falls 0.58 per cent in July 2020, food prices spike
The deflation in June was 1.81% while for the month of May and April it was 3.37% and 1.57%, respectively. Inflation in food articles was 4.08% in July as against 2.04 % in June led by a surge in potato prices.
Wholesale prices for June contract by 1.81% owing to weakness in fuel & power prices
The annual wholesale price index fell in June, mainly because of a fall in fuel prices, from a year earlier, compared to 2.40% fall predicted by analysts in a Reuters poll.
January wholesale inflation quickens on fuel, manufactured products
While inflation in food articles slowed to 11.5% from 13.24% in December and in onion to 293.3% from 455.8%, that in potato, was 87.8% in January vis-a-vis 45% in December.
Food inflation drives Sept WPI to 7-month high of 1.32%
Wholesale price index (WPI) inflation rose to 1.32% in September from a 0.16% in August, data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed on Wednesday.
Wholesale price inflation rises to 2.59% in December
A sharp rise in food articles inflation drove India’s wholesale inflation to 2.59 per cent in December, data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed.
February wholesale inflation cools to 2.26% on food articles
India’s wholesale inflation eased to 2.26% in February, on the back of lower inflation in food articles especially onion and vegetables, data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed on Monday.
April wholesale food inflation eases to 3.6%, govt suspends headline number release on inadequate data
“In view of the limited transactions of products in the wholesale market in the month of April, 2020, due to spread of Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided to release the price movement of selected Sub-groups/Groups of WPI, following the principles of adequacy,” the commerce and industry ministry said in a statement.
Index funds best way to play full weightage of Reliance: Sandip Sabharwal
‘Most funds would not like to go much above 8 per cent-9 per cent in a particular stock in an actively managed portfolio. If Reliance keeps on outperforming, then the possibility of most funds underperforming is greater.’
No surprises from the quarter ending September, big hopes on next two months: Economists
Nomura’s latest report says the India Business Resumption Index slowed to 81.6% for the week ended September 27, compared with 82.3% in the week before. ET’s monthly reports on business activity for September align with these estimates. Macro indicators such as e-way bills, exports, rail freight are expected to show moderate month-on-month improvements.
China factory prices plunge as virus hammers demand
The PPI plunged 3.1 percent on-year in April -- a 1.3 percent monthly drop compared with March -- according to China's National Bureau of Statistics.