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India's December retail inflation hits 17-month high of 5.21 percent

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's annual retail inflation accelerated in December to a 17-month high of 5.21 percent, government data showed on Friday, mainly driven by faster rises in prices of food and fuel products.Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast December's CPI inflation to rise to 5.10 percent from November's 4.88 percent. (Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Malini Menon)(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:03 IST