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TABLE -India's Oct retail inflation touches 7-month high
November 13, 2017 / 12:34 PM / a month ago

TABLE -India's Oct retail inflation touches 7-month high

    Nov 13 (Reuters) - India's annual consumer inflation
             in October rose to a seven-month high of 3.58
percent from a year ago, mainly driven by higher food prices,
government data showed on Monday.
    Analysts polled by Reuters had expected October's retail
inflation at 3.46 percent, up from 3.28 percent in September.

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    SUB INDEX          (WEIGHING)   Oct     Sept    Pct chang
    FOOD & BEVERAGES     45.86      140.1   139.0   +0.79
    FUEL AND LIGHT        6.84      132.2   131.0   +0.92
    CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR   6.53      140.9   140.0   +0.64
    HOUSING              10.07      137.3   135.7   +1.18
    PAN, TOBACCO, ETC.    2.38      151.6   150.8   +0.53
    SERVICES (MISC)      28.32      127.7   127.5   +0.16
    GENERAL INDEX       100.00      136.1   135.2   +0.67
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NOTE: Based on a new series with 2012 as base year; figures
rounded off.
SOURCE: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

 (Compiled by Manoj Kumar in NEW DELHI:Editing by XX)
  

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