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Friday, Dec 06, 2019

Inflation rises to 4.11 per cent

India's wholesale price index surged to 4.11 per cent in the week ending on January 26 as against 3.93 per cent in the preceding week.

business Updated: Feb 08, 2008 15:36 IST

IANS
Hindustantimes
         

India's wholesale price index surged to 4.11 per cent in the week ending on January 26 as against 3.93 per cent in the preceding week on the back of hike in prices of food articles and manufactured items, data released Friday showed.

During this period, prices of several food items such as maize, wheat, moong, spices and condiments increased while the prices of salt, bread and mustard oil got cheaper.

The index representing fuel, power, light and lubricant remained unchanged at the previous week's level.

During the corresponding week last year, the inflation rate stood at 6.69 per cent.