Retail inflation enters double digits, at 10.09% in October

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November 12, 2013

NEW DELHI: The annual consumer price inflation quickened more than expected to 10.09 per cent in October from 9.84 per cent in September, driven by food prices, government data showed on Tuesday.

A labourer spreads onions for sorting at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh.

November 12, 2013

NEW DELHI: The annual consumer price inflation quickened more than expected to 10.09 per cent in October from 9.84 per cent in September, driven by food prices, government data showed on Tuesday.

A labourer spreads onions for sorting at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh.

A Reuters poll had forecast consumer inflation accelerating to 9.9 percent in October.

Food prices for consumers last month rose 12.56 per cent from a year earlier, faster than September's 11.44 per cent rise.


Courtesy: Reuters