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Wholesale inflation at 2-year low of 2.45%; food inflation eases to 6.99%


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Charting a divergent path from its retail price counterpart, the wholesale price index- (WPI)-based inflation rate fell to a 22-month low at 2.45 per cent in May, reflecting weak demand in the economy.

The WPI inflation rate in May is the lowest since July 2017, when it was at 1.88 per cent. The food inflation, too, declined from over 30-month high of 7.37 per cent in April, but it still remained ...


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