Retail inflation

Retail inflation hits 18-month low at 4.7 per cent in April as food prices fall

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the inflation number at 4.7% in April is quite satisfying and the latest data gives confidence that the monetary policy is on the right track.

published on : 13th May 2023

Retail inflation cools to 15-month low, IIP rises

After staying above 6 per cent for two consecutive months, retail inflation eased to a 15-month low of 5.66 per cent in March, coming under RBI’s comfort zone. 

published on : 13th April 2023

Retail inflation declines to 5.66 per cent in March

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.44 per cent in February 2023 and 6.95 per cent in the year-ago period.

published on : 12th April 2023

Retail inflation for industrial workers remains flat at 6.16 per cent in February

The all-India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers for February 2023 decreased by 0.1 point and stood at 132.7 points.

published on : 31st March 2023

Aggressive price controls needed to tame inflation

Repeated hikes in interest rates by the RBI are designed to control the money supply and dampen inflationary pressures.

published on : 15th March 2023

February inflation moderates to 6.4 per cent

Experts are expecting another rate hike in the next monetary policy meeting by the Reserve Bank of India because of elevated inflation.

published on : 14th March 2023

Double cheer for economy as inflation cools, Industrial Production Index rises in December

This is the second straight month that retail inflation has fallen below the Reserve Bank of India’s upper tolerance limit of 6%.

published on : 13th January 2023

Retail inflation falls to one year low of 5.72 per cent in December

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based retail inflation was at 5.88 per cent in November 2022 and 5.66 per cent in December 2021.

published on : 12th January 2023

WPI inflation eases to four-month low at 4.53 per cent in August 2018

However, high double-digit inflation in fuel at 17.73 per cent remained a matter of concern.

published on : 15th September 2018

January inflation eases to 5.07 per cent, December Index of Industrial Production lowers to 7.1 per cent

As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office, the sequential slowdown in factory output was mainly on account of lower production in the manufacturing sector.

published on : 13th February 2018

India's factory output grows, inflation cools

Index of industrial production expands 7.1 per cent in December; retail inflation softens to 5.07 per cent in January.

published on : 13th February 2018

India's retail inflation slightly eases in January

India's measure of consumer price inflation, the CPI index, rose 5.07 percent in January from a year earlier, data released by the Ministry of Statistics showed on Monday.

published on : 12th February 2018

RBI predicts retail inflation to rise to 5.1 per cent in March quarter of fiscal

The central bank has also projected inflation to be in the range of 5.1-5.6 per cent in the first half of 2018-19.

published on : 7th February 2018

Retail inflation rises to 5.21 per cent, dashes rate cut hopes

Retail inflation crossed the RBI's comfort level and rose to 5.21 per cent in December on rise in prices of food items, egg and vegetables, dashing hopes of interest rate cut in the near future.

published on : 12th January 2018

RBI aims to keep retail inflation near 4 per cent on durable basis

The Reserve Bank today said it will try to keep retail inflation close to 4 per cent on a durable basis which may rise in the near term due to pay commission payouts and price adjustments post GST.

published on : 2nd August 2017