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Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

Consumer price index

Jan 16, 2020 06:00
More than 40% of India’s workforce is still employed in agriculture, according to data from the 2017-18 Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) conducted by the National Statistical Office (NSO). read more
Jan 13, 2020 18:44
Core inflation – the non-food non-fuel component of CPI basket – has also increased marginally after declining for four consecutive months, even as the headline numbers were rising. read more
Jan 13, 2020 18:02
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.11 per cent in December 2018 and 5.54 per cent in November 2019. read more
Jan 13, 2020 00:00
The revision is in line with the understanding that the CPI is a better indicator of inflation that affects an average household. read more
Dec 16, 2019 12:31
The consumer price index based retail inflation, as per data released last week, spiked to over a 3-year high of 5.54 per cent in November due to costlier food products read more
Nov 14, 2019 20:34
The spike in retail inflation is due to food. The Reserve Bank of India must not use it to increase policy rates read more
Nov 14, 2019 03:46
As overall incomes take a hit during a slowdown, an average worker is likely to spend less on non-essentials. What happens if food prices rise drastically at a time when incomes are already facing a squeeze due to a slowdown? read more
Nov 14, 2019 00:56
Retail food inflation in October was 7.9%, the highest since August 2016. Retail inflation, excluding the food and beverages sub-group grew at just 2.7% in October. read more
Oct 26, 2019 23:28
Many analysts have underlined that the BJP’s below-par performance in the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections reflected concern, among other factors, about the economy, which slumped to a growth rate of 6% in the three months to June 30, the slowest... read more
Aug 21, 2019 07:32
It is also the first time in seven years that the share of salaries in sales revenue has come down. read more
Aug 13, 2019 17:59
As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the inflation in the food basket was 2.36 per cent in July, marginally up from 2.25 per cent in the previous month. Retail inflation is well below the RBI’s comfort level. read more
Jul 30, 2019 07:24
A debt fund is a mutual fund scheme that invests in fixed income instruments. read more
Jun 17, 2019 10:43
According to an SBI note, core CPI will go down and the headline CPI will increase, leading to convergence in coming months. read more
Jun 12, 2019 17:59
The consumer price index (CPI) based retail inflation for April was revised marginally upwards to 2.99 per cent from the earlier estimate of 2.92 per cent, data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed.s read more
Jun 02, 2019 05:17
The letter stated that their earlier request to increase minimum fare from Rs 22 to Rs 25 was not heard. read more