Food inflation rises marginally to 8.69%

Food inflation rises marginally to 8.69%

New Delhi: Food price index rose 8.69%, while the fuel price index climbed 9.99% in the year to 27 Nov., government data on Thursday showed.

In the prior week, annual food and fuel inflation stood at 8.60% and 9.99%, respectively.

The primary articles price index was up 12.66% in the latest week compared with an annual rise of 12.72% a week earlier.

The wholesale price index, the most widely watched gauge of prices in India, rose 8.58% in October from a year earlier compared with 8.62% in September.

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