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Posted at: Jun 13, 2018, 12:49 AM; last updated: Jun 13, 2018, 12:49 AM (IST)

Inflation hits 4-mth high of 4.87%

New Delhi: Retail inflation jumped to 4-month high of 4.87% in May on costlier food items such as fruits, vegetables and cereals coupled with high fuel rates. Based on Consumer Price Index (CPI), the retail inflation was at 4.58% in the preceding month, April. In May 2017, however, it was at a low of 2.18%. The previous high in retail inflation was in January this year at 5.7%.  PTI


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