BIZ-LD INFLATION - Retail inflation rises for sixth straight month, up 3.18 pc in June
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New Delhi, Jul 12 (PTI) Rising for sixth month in a row, retail inflation rose to 3.18 per cent in June due to costlier food products such as grains, pulses and protein-rich items meat and fish, government data showed Friday.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based retail inflation was at 3.05 per cent in the preceding month of May 2019. In the year-ago period, the retail inflation was at 4.92 per cent in June 2018.
Retail inflation has been showing a rising trend since January this year when it st ...