/ WPI inflation spikes to 3.18% in March on costlier food, fuel

Zee News : Apr 15, 2019, 02:41 PM

Wholesale price-based inflation rose for the second consecutive month to 3.18 percent in March on costlier food and fuel, government data released Monday showed. Inflation in food articles hardened with steep rise in prices of vegetables during March 2019. Inflation in food articles basket was 5.68 percent during March. Retail inflation accelerated to 2.86 percent in March from 2.57 percent a month ago, data released