Inflation Figures

  • CPI inflation slows to 9.31 per cent in May June 12, 2013

    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 proteinbased items, even as vegetable prices inched up sharply. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation stood at 9.39 per cent in April. It...
  • Feb inflation rises to 6.84 pc from 6.62 pc in Jan March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India's wholesale price index (WPI) rose a faster-than-expected 6.84 per cent in February, clouding the policy outlook ahead of the RBI meeting next week. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected wholesale prices, the main inflation gauge, to rise an annual 6.54 per cent, slower than an annual rise...
  • November inflation figures fall to 7.24 per cent December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Inflation eased in the month of November and declined to 7.24 per cent from 7.46 per cent in the previous month and 9.46 per cent in November, 2011. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor C Rangarajan while announcing the figure said, "I do not think economy can bear...
  • Aug inflation rises to 7.55 pc from 6.87 pc in July September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: India's wholesale price index (WPI) rose a higherthanexpected 7.55 per cent in August from a year earlier, mainly driven by higher food prices due to deficient monsoon, government data showed on Friday. The data comes ahead of a policy meeting at the Reserve Bank of India on Monday where...
  • India's inflation rate falls further to 3.36 pc February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation fell further in the week ended February 14 to 3.36 per cent from 3.92 per cent the week before, official data showed Thursday. The inflation rate, based on the official wholesale price index (WPI), stood at 5.66 per cent in the corresponding week of...