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Consumer Price Index

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This is the ninth consecutive time that the retail inflation has come above RBI's tolerance level of six per cent.

14 Oct 2022 12:05 AM

Retail inflation in March nears 7%

As the data, the prices of palm oil, the world's most consumed vegetable oil, surged nearly 50 per cent this year

13 Apr 2022 9:31 AM

Inflation breaches RBI band in January

The RBI, which mainly factors in the CPI-based inflation, has been tasked to keep the inflation at 4%, with margin of 2% on either side

15 Feb 2022 9:25 AM

Retail inflation hits 6-month high of 6.3 pc in May on costlier food, fuel

Wholesale price-based inflation too accelerated to a record 12.94 per cent in May

14 Jun 2021 11:55 PM

Retail inflation may average at 4 per cent in FY20: SBI report

In October, inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) spiked to a 16-month high of 4.62 per cent on costlier food items.

14 Nov 2019 3:19 PM

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Inflation soars to 15-month high

Prices of cereals and products were also high at 2.16 per cent against 1.66 per cent a month ago.

14 Nov 2019 4:28 AM

Retail inflation rises to 3.99 pc in Sep on costlier food items

The price rise in the food basket was recorded at 5.11 per cent in September, as against 2.99 per cent in the preceding month.

14 Oct 2019 9:46 PM

Inflation increased in September but won't 'bring tears' to RBI: Report

If the consensus is right, inflation will come in below the RBI’s medium-term target for 14 months in a row.

10 Oct 2019 3:31 PM

Retail inflation inches up to 10-month high of 3.21 pc in August

However, retail inflation is still within the Reserve Bank's target range, thus keeping hopes of another rate cut alive.

12 Sep 2019 7:18 PM

Government, RBI must work closely for a ‘big bang’ cut

Every bank has to deposit a percentage of their deposits in the RBI to safeguard the interests of the depositors.

20 Aug 2019 8:21 AM

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Retail inflation edges up to 2.86 per cent in March on costlier food articles

The consumer price index (CPI)-based retail inflation was at 2.57 per cent in February this year.

13 Apr 2019 9:06 AM

Consumer inflation rises to 2.57 per cent in February

Consumer inflation in January was re-examined downwards to 1.97 per cent from 2.05 per cent, as per an official statement.

12 Mar 2019 6:29 PM

WPI inflation hits 10-month low, drops to 2.76 per cent in January

WPI-based inflation stood at 3.8 per cent in December, 2018, and 3.02 per cent in January 2018.

14 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

RBI may take dovish stance in Feb policy with softer inflation

The report expect a 50 basis points of rate cut in the first half of 2019.

16 Jan 2019 1:49 PM

Inflation dips to 18-month low

While the retail inflation dipped to an 18-month low of 2.19 per cent, the wholesale inflation fell to an eight-month low of 3.80 per cent.

15 Jan 2019 12:52 AM

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RBI may keep repo rate unchanged in rest of FY19: report

The consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation fell to a one-year low of 3.31 per cent in October 2018.

13 Nov 2018 3:17 PM

Retail inflation cools to 11-month low of 3.69 per cent in August

The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 4.17 per cent in July and 3.28 per cent in August 2017.

12 Sep 2018 6:02 PM

At 7.37 per cent, West Bengal tops retail inflation for July

In the food items, the inflation rate for fruits dropped to 6.98 per cent.

14 Aug 2018 8:36 AM

Retail inflation for the month of July eases to 4.17 per cent

It was five-month high on 5.0 per cent in the previous month.

13 Aug 2018 6:02 PM

Prices of food items have consistently come down, says Goyal

Food inflation in June 2018 was just 2.9 per cent, he said.

07 Aug 2018 3:08 PM

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