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Retail inflation rises to 4-month high of 2.57% in February

Retail inflation rose to four-month high of 2.57 per cent in February, mainly driven by higher food prices.  

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New Delhi Published on: March 12, 2019 18:03 IST
Retail inflation rises to 4-month high of 2.57% in February

Retail inflation rises to 4-month high of 2.57% in February

Retail inflation rose to four-month high of 2.57 per cent in February, mainly driven by higher food prices.
 
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 1.97 per cent in January and 4.44 per cent in February 2018.
 
Food inflation based on CPI, however was in negative at 0.66 per cent. The latest print is higher than (-) 2.24 per cent in January.
 
The earlier lowest inflation was 2.33 per cent in November 2018.
 
The Reserve Bank factors in retail inflation while deciding at its monetary policy. 

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