Inflation eases to 6.69% in August

Inflation eases to 6.69% in August

New Delhi, September 14

Retail inflation softened slightly to 6.69% in August, even as food prices continued to rule high, official data showed on Monday.

The government has revised downwards the retail inflation for July to 6.73% from the earlier estimate of 6.93%. Food inflation during the month stood at 9.62%. Food inflation in August fell marginally to 9.05%, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. — PTI

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