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Headline inflation might have peaked in September, says RBI report

Fight against price rise could be 'dogged and prolonged'

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Manojit Saha Mumbai
The headline consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation, which stood at 7.4 per cent in September, might have peaked and could fall going ahead thanks to easing momentum and favourable base effects, according to the State of the Economy report released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It cautioned, however, that the fight against inflation would be dogged and prolonged.

The report also said aligning inflation to the 4 per cent target involved achieving two milestones — first, bringing it below the upper end of the tolerance band of 6 per cent, and then lowering it to around the midpoint of

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First Published: Oct 17 2022 | 8:20 PM IST

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