Consumer Price Index for the month of Feb'19 reaches a 4-month high of 2.57% YoY.

India's Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rose to a 4-month high of 2.57% year-on-year (YoY) in Feb'19 after reaching a 19-month low of 2.05% YoY in Jan'19.The retail inflation as measured by CPI was primarily aided by low food prices. We believe, if in the coming months of this fiscal year the deflation in food prices subsides, then the retail inflation could rise upwards but remain within the RBI's target. (March 12, 2019)

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