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Retail inflation up marginally to 3.77 pc in Sept

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's retail rose marginally to 3.77 per cent in September owing to higher fuel and food prices, showed the government data released Friday.

The based on consume price index (CPI) had declined to a 10-month low of 3.69 per cent in the previous month. In September 2017, it was at 3.28 per cent.

However, the rate has remained well within the RBI's target of 4 per cent.

In categories such as cereals, meat and fish, eggs, milk products, showed an upward trend.

In fruits, however, the inflation rate moderated in September.

The overall inflation in increased to 0.51 per cent as against 0.29 per cent in August, showed the data.

In fuel and light category, the rate of price rise was at 8.47 per cent in September.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 18:15 IST
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