Wpi Index

  • 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...
  • Govt overhauls method to calculate inflation September 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday overhauled the method of calculating inflation index in the country in order to make the figures reflect everyday prices. This overhaul includes addition of 200 items including DVDs, pen-drives, computers and microwave ovens. Those items which were taken out of the list include black-and-white television...