IIP

  • Industrial production in negative zone, dips 1.9 pc in February 11-04-2014 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: After feeble signs of a recovery, industrial production once again slipped into negative territory and contracted 1.9 per cent in February due to poor performance in manufacturing, especially capital goods. Factory output as measured by the index of industrial production (IIP) showed a decline of 0.1 per cent...
  • India's industrial output up 0.1 per cent in January 12-03-2014 05:59 PM

    India's industrial output was higher by 0.1 per cent during January, as mining and electricity sectors performed marginally better, government data showed on Wednesday. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) dropped by 0.6 percent in December, registering contraction for the third straight month. The...
  • IIP shows no signs of recovery, contracts 0.6 per cent in December 12-02-2014 07:35 PM

    Showing no signs of recovery, industrial production growth rate remained negative for the third month in a row, contracting 0.6 per cent in December 2013, mainly due to sluggishness in manufacturing sector. During December 2012 as well, the factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production...
  • IIP declines by 2.1 per cent in November 10-01-2014 07:33 PM

    Dashing hopes of recovery, industrial production contracted by 2.1 per cent in November, the lowest in six months, mainly due to poor performance of manufacturing sector and lower output of consumer goods particularly white goods. Factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), declined by...
  • India's Industrial Production slumps 1.8 per cent, shrinks for first time in 4 months 12-12-2013 06:47 PM

    India's industrial production contracted for the first time in four months in October in a sign that economic recovery remains fragile, government data showed on Thursday. Industrial output slumped 1.8 per cent in October after growing 2 per cent in September. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted industrial output would...
  • July industrial output surprises with 2.6 per cent growth 12-09-2013 06:08 PM

    Mumbai: India's industrial production jumped an unexpected 2.6 per cent in July after contracting for two straight months, government data showed on Thursday, good news for Asia's third-largest economy as it tries to emerge from a deep slump. Analysts polled by an international news agency had expected output to shrink...
  • Factory output rises by 2.6 per cent in July 12-09-2013 06:01 PM

    India's industrial output has risen by 2.6 per cent in July after been shrinking for the last two months. Manufacturing growth has also risen to 3.3 per cent from -2.2 per cent. ...
  • Sensex feeble, Nifty falls 62 points; Tata Steel, BHEL losers 12-09-2013 09:29 AM

    Mumbai: The market snapped its 5-day winning streak and succumbed to profit taking. The Sensex ended at 19781.88, down 215.57 points or 1.08 per cent and the Nifty fell 62.45 points or 1.06 per cent to close at 5850.70. About 1153 shares have advanced, 1176 shares declined, and 157 shares...
  • Industrial output contracts 2.2 per cent in June 12-08-2013 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: India's industrial production contracted 2.2 per cent in June, more-than-expected from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday. May's output growth was revised down to an annual 2.9 per cent contraction from 1.6 per cent earlier. Manufacturing sector, which constitutes about 76 per cent of industrial production,...
  • Sensex breaches 20K mark after 6wks;up 76pts led by TCS, Airtel 15-07-2013 10:01 AM

    Mumbai: Paring early losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday shot up by 76 points to close above the 20,000 mark for the first time in over six weeks, led by gains in bluechips, including TCS and Bharti Airtel, as inflation numbers met market expectations amid firm global cues. The...
  • CPI inflation slows to 9.31 per cent in May 12-06-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Falling for the third straight month, retail inflation stood at 9.31 per cent in May due to easing of prices of edible oil and protein-based items, even as vegetable prices inched up sharply. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation stood at 9.39 per cent in April. It...
  • April industrial output grows at 2 pc vs 2.5 pc in March 12-06-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: The industrial production growth has slipped to 2 per cent in April on account of dismal performance of manufacturing, mining and power sectors coupled with lower output of capital goods. The factory output measured in terms of index of industrial production (IIP) had seen a contraction of 1.3...
  • March industrial output rises by 2.5 pc vs 0.6 pc in Feb 10-05-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: Industrial output growth surged 2.5 per cent in March compared to a contraction of 2.8 per cent in same month last year, government data showed on Friday. The figures are higher than the February data when it stood at 0.6 per cent. Industrial output grew at a meagre...
  • India's industrial output rose 0.6 pc in Feb: Govt data 12-04-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: India's industrial output rose at a meagre 0.6 per cent in February against an expansion of 4.3 per cent in the corresponding month of 2011-12, government data showed on Friday. Barring consumer goods, all other sectors of the industrial output basket declined. The performances of the mining, electricity...
  • India to grow at a faster rate in 2013-14: Montek 12-04-2013 04:03 PM

    New Delhi: Even as he described the industrial growth figure for February as "very low", Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia took heart that it was not in the negative, and expressed confidence that India's economic growth would be higher in the current fiscal. "I think it (IIP growth...
  • February industrial output at 0.6 pc, beats estimates 12-04-2013 11:32 AM

    The industrial output (IIP) numbers for the month of February have come in better-than expected at 0.6 per cent against an expectation of a contraction. The bounce in the industrial output has come due to contribution from consumer goods sector, which turned positive for the first time in a year...
  • Industrial output figures below expectations: Montek 12-11-2012 07:22 PM

    Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia expressed his disappointment over the industrial production output figures that came out on Monday. Indicating persistent sluggishness in the economy, industrial production contracted by 0.4 per cent in September due dismal show by manufacturing sector and decline in consumer as well as capital...
  • IIP decline in September very disappointing: Montek 12-11-2012 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the decline in industrial output in September as "very disappointing", Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday said the impact of recent reforms initiatives will manifest in the data for the second half of the fiscal. "The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for September is...
  • IIP falls, inflation, rupee, gold add to gloom 12-11-2012 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: There is no cheer on the economic front this Diwali. From industrial production to inflation to the sliding rupee, bad news has been coming from almost all the fronts. While the Indian economy is still growing at a healthy rate of almost six per cent, compared to less...
  • September IIP slips to -0.4 per cent, douse hopes of revival 12-11-2012 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: Despite hopes that industrial slowdown may have bottomed, the September IIP number slipped to a negative 0.4 per cent, disappointing the market that immediately slipped into the red. The street had been expecting a positive number of over 3 per cent based on core sector growth. However, Capital...
  • RBI to hit pause button on interest rates? 16-12-2011 08:10 AM

    CNBC TV18's Banking Editor Latha Venkatesh explains how the decision's taken at the RBI's credit policy meet on Friday will impact consumers. ...
  • RBI meet to review credit policy today 16-12-2011 07:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India will meet on Friday to review its credit policy against the backdrop of a gloomy economic environment. Ahead of the RBI's credit policy meet, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee admitted that high interest rates have contributed to the economic slowdown. "Domestically the struggle against...
  • Inflation eases to 9.11 pc in November 14-12-2011 01:13 PM

    New Delhi: Moderating prices of essential food items like onions, potatoes and milk pulled down inflation marginally to 9.11 per cent in November, a development that may prompt the Reserve Bank to halt its monetary tightening strategy at its policy review on Friday. Inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price...
  • Economic downturn temporary: Pranab Mukherjee 14-12-2011 11:44 AM

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said, "The present economic downturn will be temporary and will soon take an upward movement." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-12-2011 11:14 PM

    The Government decides to table the Lokpal Bill in Parliament next week even as the allies rally behind the Congress. ...