CPI inflation quickens to 10.09 pct in October

NEW DELHI Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:47pm IST

A labourer spreads onions for sorting at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh October 29, 2013. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A labourer spreads onions for sorting at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh October 29, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Ajay Verma

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The annual consumer price inflation quickened more than expected to 10.09 percent in October from 9.84 percent in September, driven by food prices, government data showed on Tuesday.

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

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

(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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