annual rate of inflation

India’s central bank infuses more money in system


January 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) After nearly two years of tight check on money supply to tame inflation, India's central bank took steps Tuesday to infuse more liquidity in the ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes RBI’s decision to pause rate hike


December 16th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's decision to put a pause on the rate hike, India Inc. Friday said the central bank's move would help ... Read more...

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Rate pause will help regain growth momentum: Pranab


December 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's decision to keep key rates unchanged will help improve business sentiments and regain economic growth momentum, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hits pause button on rate hikes


December 16th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) India's central bank Friday kept key rates unchanged - after as many as 13 successive hikes since early 2010 - in a bid to spur growth, ... Read more...

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Higher food prices push inflation to 9.73 percent


November 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A rise in prices of food articles, notably lentils, rice, milk, condiments, fruits and vegetables marginally pushed India's annual rate of inflation to 9.73 ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars flay petrol price hike


September 15th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) City residents Thursday reacted angrily to the over Rs.3 per litre hike in petrol prices, saying the rising prices of goods is making it difficult for ... Read more...

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Public fumes, as petrol prices hiked again (Roundup)


September 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Petrol prices were hiked for the 10th time since June 2010, by a little over Rs.3 a litre from Friday, as India's oil retailers ... Read more...

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No inherent contradiction between growth, inflation: Mukherjee


August 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee sought to assure parliament Thursday that all possible steps were being taken to tacle price rise, and said there was ... Read more...

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Indian equities markets end lower as inflation reigns high (Weekly market review)


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed the week in the red with benchmark indices losing over one percent and broader indices slipping more, as bearish sentiments strengthened ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 186 points down as high inflation sparks rate hike fears (Roundup)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday closed 186 points lower as traders reacted negatively to news of the petrol rate hike by oil ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation slips to 8.66 percent in April (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation slipped a tad to 8.66 percent in April, compared to 9.04 percent recorded in the previous month, according to ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation slips to 8.66 percent in April


May 16th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation slipped a tad to 8.66 percent in April, compared to 9.04 percent recorded in the previous month, according to official ... Read more...

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RBI hints at rate hike, growth below 9 percent


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, Monday hinted at another interest rate hike on May 3 as inflation has remained persistently high and ... Read more...

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India’s central bank could raise rates once again


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) With inflation still above comfort levels, fears of a ninth rate hike in 15 months loomed large as India's central bank was set to announce its ... Read more...

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Markets await monetary policy on May 3


May 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Traders at Indian equities markets will be eying the central bank very closely as it comes out with its annual monetary policy on May 3.The ... Read more...

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RBI governor meets finance minister ahead of policy review


April 29th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Ahead of a review of the monetary policy next week, Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday."As a ... Read more...

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Persistent inflation a concern: PM


April 21st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Though food inflation has come down from double digits, it is still a cause of concern, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday."During the past ... Read more...

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Normal monsoon may cool high inflation


April 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With the India Meteorological Department forecasting a normal monsoon this year, the government will get a helping hand in containing food and overall inflation, which ... Read more...

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India’s inflation overshoots official target (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Despite successive rate hikes and assurances from policy makers, India's annual rate of inflation rose to 8.98 percent in March from 8.31 percent the month ... Read more...

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India’s inflation overshoots target, at 8.98 percent in March


April 15th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Despite rampant rate hikes initiated by India's central bank and assurances from policy makers, the annual rate of inflation rose to 8.98 percent in March ... Read more...

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India’s growth will slow to 8.2 percent in 2011-12, says ADB


April 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered India's growth forecast to 8.2 percent in the current fiscal from an estimated 8.6 percent in 2010-11, warning ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases further


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India's food inflation declined marginally to 9.18 percent for the week ended March 26 as the prices of vegetables and other food items like meat, ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips a tad as vegetable, food prices ease


March 31st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India's food inflation declined marginally by one percent to 9.5 percent for the week ended March 19 as prices of vegetables, milk and other ... Read more...

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India’s inflation up on higher fuel, product prices


March 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Despite assurances from policy-makers, India's annual rate of inflation rose to 8.31 percent for February from 8.23 percent for the month before due to ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation rises to 8.43 percent


January 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 8.43 percent in December, according to official data released Friday. The previous month the ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises for second week


December 16th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose for the second consecutive week, to 9.46 percent for the week ended Dec 4, as prices of food items like milk, poultry ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation drops to 7.48 percent in November


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices fell to 7.48 percent in November compared to 8.58 percent in the previous month, although the indices ... Read more...

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Economic growth may cross 9 percent in 2010-11: Mukherjee


December 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to cross 9 percent in the current fiscal on the back of better than estimated 8.9 percent expansion in the first ... Read more...

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Inflation may fall to 6.5 percent by end-December: Rangarajan


November 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Terming general price rise as India's biggest fiscal concern, a top advisor to the prime minister and former central bank governor Tuesday said inflation, nevertheless, would moderate ... Read more...

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India’s inflation drops a tad in October


November 15th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices fell marginally to 8.58 percent in October from 8.62 in the month before even as the indices for ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 8.62 percent in September


October 15th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wholesale price inflation rose to 8.62 percent in September from 8.51 percent in the previous month, increasing pressure on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ... Read more...

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India’s central bank to review monetary policy at noon Thursday


September 16th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's central bank will conduct a mid-quarter review of its monetary policy for this fiscal Thursday noon amid signs of industrial revival and let up in inflation, ... Read more...

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India’s central bank to review monetary policy Thursday


September 15th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Amid signs of a robust industrial revival and a let up in inflation, India's central bank will review its credit policy for this fiscal Thursday, with the corporate ... Read more...

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India’s new inflation basket has ice-cream and microwave ovens (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ice-cream, microwave ovens, mineral water and dish antenna are among 241 new items in the basket of commodities making up the official wholesale price index, reflecting ... Read more...

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Ice-cream, microwave ovens now in India’s inflation basket


September 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ice-cream, microwave ovens, mineral water and dish antenna are among 241 new items in the basket of commodities making up the official wholesale price index in a ... Read more...

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