April 12, 2017 / 12:25 PM / 5 months ago

India's March core consumer price inflation seen at 4.8-4.9 percent

A woman buys vegetables at a food superstore in Ahmedabad, India October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s core consumer price inflation was seen at 4.8 percent-4.9 percent in March from a year earlier, largely in line with an estimated 4.8 percent in February, according to a snap survey of three analysts polled by Reuters.

Government data earlier showed that headline annual consumer price inflation accelerated to 3.81 percent in March from 3.65 percent in February, government data showed on Wednesday.

Reporting by Abhirup Roy, Aby Jose Koilparambil, and Samantha Kareen Nair; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips

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