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      WPI Negative, Slow Industrial Output Raises Concerns

      Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 Amritesh 3 responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of October, 2015 fell to (-)3.81% as compared to (-)4.54% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 12 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to falling crude prices and weakness in Global Commodity prices. The food inflation remained in check despite steep price rise seen in Pulses and Onions as it grew by 2.44% as compared to 0.69% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)16.32% as compared to (-)17.71% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the…

      WPI Remains Negative, Industrial Output Rises

      Thursday, October 15th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of September, 2015 rose marginally to (-)4.54% as compared to (-)4.95% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 11 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to cheaper Fuel and highlights the weakness in Global Commodity prices. The food inflation however rose to 0.69% as compared to (-)1.13% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)17.71% as compared to (-)16.5% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main…

      WPI Deflation Continues In August, Industrial Output Looks Promising

      Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of August, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend and fell to a new low at (-)4.95% as compared  to (-)4.05% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 10 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to cheaper Fuel and Vegetables. The food inflation has remained negative at (-)1.13% as compared to (-)1.16% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)16.5% as compared to (-)12.8% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used…

      WPI Deflation Continues In July, Industrial Output Grows

      Saturday, August 15th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of July, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend and fell sharply to (-)4.05% as compared  to (-)2.40% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 9 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to the deflation seen in Food Inflation and also in the Primary Articles. The food inflation has turned negative to (-)1.40% as compared to 1.90% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)12.8% as compared to (-)10.03% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI remaining…

      WPI Deflation Continues in June, Industrial Output Slows Down

      Saturday, July 18th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of June, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend at (-)2.40% as compared  to (-)2.36% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 8 months. The food inflation came down to 2.88% as compared to 3.78% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)10.03% as compared to (-)10.51% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI remaining down is due to Food Inflation remaining in check, the slide in Crude prices in the International Market. The depreciation of rupee against dollar did…

      WPI Deflation Continues, Industry Output Revives

      Saturday, June 20th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of May, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend at (-)2.36% as compared  to (-)2.65% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 7 months. The food inflation came down to 3.78% as compared to 5.73% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)10.50% as compared to (-)13.03% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI going down is due to lowering of Food Inflation, the slide in Crude prices in the International Market. The depreciation of rupee against dollar did not…

      WPI Deflation Continues, Falls To New Low In April

      Saturday, May 16th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEX (WPI)Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of April, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend as it fell to its lowest at (-)2.65% as compared  to (-)2.33% in the previous month. It is lowest inflation level recorded in almost a decade. The food inflation came down to 5.73% as compared to 6.31% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined to (-)13.03% as compared to (-)12.56% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI going down is due to lowering of Food Inflation, the slide in Crude prices in the International Market. The…

      WPI Inflation Remains Negative In March, Economy Surges Ahead

      Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of March, 2015 fell to its lowest at (-)2.33% as compared  to (-)2.06% in the previous month. It is lowest inflation level recorded in almost a decade. The food inflation came down to 6.31% as compared to 7.74% in the previous month and was the main contributor behind the fall in inflationary rates. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined to (-) 12.56% as compared to (-) 14.72% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI going down is due to lowering of Food Inflation, the Crude prices in the…

      Inflation Continues to be Negative in February: WPI INFLATION at (-)2.06%

      Monday, March 16th, 2015 Amritesh no responses

      Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of February, 2015 fell to its lowest at        (-)2.06% as compared to (-)0.39% in the previous month. It is lowest inflation level recorded in almost a decade. December WPI also got revised to (-)0.5 from 0.11%. The food inflation fell marginally to 7.74% as compared to 8% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment was the biggest contributor to the fall in wholesale prices. In this category, price declined 14.72% in February against 10.69% in January.Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI going down is lowering of the Crude prices in…

      Indian Budget 2015: An Insight

      Saturday, February 28th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      Today our Hon’able Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley announced the budget for the Financial Year 2015-16. In this post I will highlight the major announcements made by him in respect of Economy as well as changes in Direct Tax regime which would impact Individual Tax Payers. Overall the budget did not see any major makeshift but the announcements suggested that the Government is looking to make India an investment friendly destination. The budget did focus on Growth and bringing down the fiscal deficit which augurs well for the economy in the long run. But the larger section of the society, i.e the Middle Class may not have much to cheer about.Announcements on Economy Front:-Fiscal deficit seen at 3.9 percent of…