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India's retail inflation rises to 3.36 percent in August

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's annual consumer inflation in August jumped to a five-month high of 3.36 percent from a year ago, driven by higher food prices, government data showed on Tuesday.The rise was higher than the 3.20 percent forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. Inflation rose to 2.36 percent in July, after falling for three straight months. (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: Tue, September 12 2017. 17:57 IST