Double trouble: IIP growth at a 20-month low, inflation at 5-month high

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Published: April 13, 2019 4:14:03 AM

Industrial production grew just 0.1% in February, with capital goods recording its third contraction in the past four months.

Industrial production grew just 0.1% in February 2019. (Representational photo)

Industrial production grew just 0.1% in February, with capital goods recording its third contraction in the past four months.

Retail inflation hit 2.86% in March, the highest since October 2018, as price pressure in food returned after five months of deflation, although the more sticky core inflation eased a tad.

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