inflation figures

Sensex closes flat ahead of inflation data (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday closed flat in choppy trade ahead of inflation data for May which will be out Thursday.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low in December (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate fell to a two-year low of 7.47 percent in December, offering relief to policy-makers ahead of crucial state elections.The inflation, ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low of 7.47 percent (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) On the back of decline in the prices of food products, India's annual inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a two-year ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia Gandhi responsible for price rise: BJP


November 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Reacting sharply to the hike in petrol price, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it could not have been done without the permission ... Read more...

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Inflation data key to rate cut: Australian central bank


October 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signalled Tuesday that highly anticipated consumer inflation data could be the trigger for cutting the official interest rate.The minutes of ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.80 percent; Pranab expresses concern


August 25th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 9.80 percent for the week ended Aug 13 as compared to 9.03 percent in the previous week even as ... Read more...

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Pranab expresses concern as inflation rises to 9.44 percent


July 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rose to 9.44 percent in June from 9.06 percent in the previous month, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to say that ... Read more...

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FIIs bought stocks worth $1 bn in June


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Foreign funds were net buyers at the Indian equities markets to the tune of $1.014 billion in June, according to data available with the capital ... Read more...

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Food inflation comes down sharply (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In what could come as a respite to consumers and policymakers, India's food inflation slipped to 7.78 percent for the week ending June 18, ... Read more...

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Food inflation is down sharply


June 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In what could come as a respite to consumers and policymakers, India's food inflation slipped to 7.78 percent for the week ending June 18, compared ... Read more...

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Food inflation climbs to 9.13 percent


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, compared to 8.96 percent recorded in the previous week, official data showed ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips a tad to 8.96 percent


June 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's food inflation slipped a tad to 8.96 percent for the week ended June 4, official data showed Thursday. The latest food inflation figures came ... Read more...

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Markets quiet ahead of monetary policy review


June 16th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading subdued in Thursday morning trade as traders were watchful ahead of the mid-quarter monetary policy review by the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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India’s central bank likely to raise rates Thursday


June 15th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to effect another interest rate hike - a move that will make consumer and commercial loans costlier ... Read more...

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Sensex falls sharply, rate hike feared (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Indian equities markets were in the red Wednesday afternoon with traders fearing another rate hike by the country's central bank when it takes up the ... Read more...

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No respite from inflation, rises to 9.06 percent in May (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian policy makers' duel with inflation is going to continue, at least for some more months, as latest data Tuesday showed that annual ... Read more...

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Sensex ends with modest gains, traders watchful before RBI policy (Roundup)


June 14th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Tuesday with marginal gains on a range bound trading day with investors waiting cautiously for the mid-quarter ... Read more...

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No respite from inflation, rises to 9.06 percent in May


June 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian policy makers' duel with inflation is going to continue, at least for some more months, as latest data Tuesday showed that annual inflation ... 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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Mukherjee expresses happiness on sharp decline in inflation in food articles


February 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Expressing happiness on the latest inflation figures released on Thursday for the week ending on February 5, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that he ... Read more...

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Economic advisor sees silver lining in new WPI


September 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday saw a silver lining in the new benchmark Wholesale Price Index (WPI). He pointed out that the new WPI, though ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation eases to single digit


August 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Helped by food prices cooling somewhat, India's annual inflation slipped just below double digits to 9.97 percent in July, compared to 10.55 percent the previous month, ... Read more...

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Economic policies affecting credibility of India’s economists: BJP


August 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India's economic policies are impacting the credibility of the economists who run the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contended in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday as ... Read more...

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Nationwide shutdown uncalled for: Congress


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Congress has termed the opposition-backed July 5 nationwide shutdown against price rise as "uncalled for" as it will cause hardship to people and said that ... Read more...

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Hike fuel prices, inflation will fall in six months: Advisor (Roundup)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) On a day India's annual rate of inflation climbed to double-digit level, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Monday said he favoured freeing the prices of petroleum ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation enters double digits at 10.16 percent


June 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Driven by higher food and fuel prices, India's annual inflation touched double digits at 10.16 percent in May, rising from 9.59 percent in April, the government ... Read more...

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Annual inflation dips to 9.59 percent in April


May 14th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation, based on the wholesale price index, eased to 9.59 percent in April from 9.9 percent a month ago, official data showed Friday. The ... Read more...

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Food inflation coming down: Cabinet secretary


March 30th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Food inflation is coming down, with sugar and vegetable prices falling and other indicators remaining stable, cabinet secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar said Tuesday. "Sugar prices have come down. Pulses ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate slips into negative zone (Lead)


June 18th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time since the new wholesale price index (WPI) series started in 1995, India's annual rate of inflation has turned negative, falling to minus 1.61 ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate at lowest in three decades (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell to a three-decade low of 0.18 percent for the week ended April 4, from 0.26 percent the week before, official data ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rises marginally to 0.31 percent (Lead)


April 2nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to 0.31 percent for the week ended March 21, after declining for eight consecutive weeks, official data showed Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Inflation slips to 3.92 per cent


February 19th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Inflation figures based on the official Wholesale Price Index (WPI) showed a fall to 3.92 per cent for the week ended February 7 from 4.92 percent ... Read more...

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Inflation slips to 5.07 percent


February 5th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): After rising consecutively for two weeks, the inflation figures showed a slip to 5.07 percent. The inflation rates declined primarily due to falling prices of fruits and ... Read more...

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Inflation rate rises, but economists not alarmed (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally by 0.04 percent to 5.64 percent for the week ended Jan 17 from 5.6 percent the week before, official ... Read more...

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Inflation rate keeps falling, now at 5.24 percent (Roundup)


January 15th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell further to 5.24 percent for the week ended Jan 3 from 5.91 percent the week before, official data released here Thursday ... Read more...

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