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Sept consumer price inflation at 9.73%

Prices of vegetables, sugar and pulses continue to remain high, limiting RBI scope to cut rates
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First Published: Fri, Oct 12 2012. 11 30 AM IST
The CPI reading for August was kept unchanged at 10.03%. Photo: Mint
The CPI reading for August was kept unchanged at 10.03%. Photo: Mint
Updated: Fri, Oct 12 2012. 11 47 PM IST
New Delhi: India’s retail inflation fell below the double-digit mark in September, though prices of vegetables, sugar and pulses continued to remain high limiting the scope for the central bank to ease rates.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 9.73% in September compared with 10.03% in August, data released by the government shows. Prices of vegetables were up 14.37%, sugar 19.4%, and protein products such as pulses at 16.2%.
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First Published: Fri, Oct 12 2012. 11 30 AM IST
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