Consumer Price Index

What is the meaning of Core Inflation?

January 8, 2018

Core Inflation is a reflection of a long-term inflationary trend in the economy. Many items which exhibit highly volatile price movements are excluded as it focuses only on long-run inflation and all the short-term price volatility so all other temporary changes have to be removed.  It is calculated by...

CPI Inflation eases to two-year low

December 13, 2016

The annual Consumer Price Index has cooled-off to two-year low of 3.63%, its lowest level in last 2 years. This has been brought about by the sharp fall in food prices. The figure for October was 4.2%. This is the first macro data to be released by the government...