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India's retail inflation for January eases to 5.07 pc

India’s retail inflation for January eases to 5.07 pc

India's retail inflation for January has eased down to 5.07 percent compared to 5.21 percent in December 2017, according...
India's retail inflation in December shoots up to 5.21 pc

India’s retail inflation in December shoots up to 5.21 pc

Continuing rise in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual retail inflation rate over the five per cent mark...
November retail inflation at 4.88 pc crosses RBI's median mark

November retail inflation at 4.88 pc crosses RBI’s median mark

A sharp spurt in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual retail inflation in November over the RBI's median...
Retail inflation for industrial workers up 3.2 pc in October

Retail inflation for industrial workers up 3.2 pc in October

Retail inflation for industrial workers has risen marginally to 3.24 per cent in October mainly account of surge in...
Retail inflation to firm up further in coming months: Experts

Retail inflation to firm up further in coming months: Experts

CPI inflation is expected to firm up in the coming months driven by cyclical recovery in the economy and...
Why retail inflation is expected to rise further

Why retail inflation is expected to rise further

Retail inflation, which touched a seven-month high in October, is expected to rise further and cross the 4 per...
Higher food prices accelerate India's retail inflation in October

Higher food prices accelerate India’s retail inflation in October

A rise in food prices pushed India's annual retail inflation rate higher in October, official data showed on Monday.According...
India's retail inflation static at 3.28 per cent in September

India’s retail inflation static at 3.28 per cent in September

India's annual retail inflation remained static in September with a marginal drop in the food prices, official data showed...
India's wholesale inflation in August accelerates to 3.24 per cent

India’s wholesale inflation in August accelerates to 3.24 per cent

A massive jump in food prices pushed up India's wholesale price-indexed (WPI) inflation in August at 3.24 per cent...
A rise in food prices pushed India's annual retail inflation higher in August, official data showed on Tuesday. According to the data furnished by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, August's consumer price index (CPI) inflation shot-up a full one percentage point to 3.36 per cent from a rise of 2.36 per cent in July. On a sequential basis, the country's Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) rose to 1.52 per cent during the month under review when compared to July 2017. However, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the country's August retail inflation was lower than the 5.05 per cent CPI rate reported for the corresponding month of last year. The YoY CPI in urban areas ruled higher at 3.35 per cent, whereas in rural India it rose by 3.30 per cent. As per the ministry's data, retail inflation on a YoY basis edged higher due to a rise in the prices of food items like vegetables, cereals, milk-based products, meat and fish. The data on a YoY basis showed that vegetables in August became costly by 6.16 per cent, while cereals prices rose by 3.87 per cent. Other notable categories such as milk-based products became dearer by 3.58 per cent and meat and fish recorded a rise of 2.94 per cent. Food and beverages during the month under consideration recorded a rise of 1.96 per cent over the same ‘ Among non-food categories, the "fuel and light’ segment's inflation rate accelerated to 4.94 per cent in August.

Food prices push India’s retail inflation higher in August

A rise in food prices pushed India's annual retail inflation higher in August, official data showed on Tuesday.According to...
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