IIP up at 4.3%, CPI dips to 3.2%

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE -

In a mi­nor re­lief to the gov­ern­ment af­ter a string of dis­ap­point­ing macroe­co­nomic num­bers, re­tail in­fla­tion came 0.08 per­cent­age points lower in Septem­ber at 3.28% even as fac­tory out­put rose 3.4 per­cent­age points to 4.3% in Au­gust, ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cial sta­tis­tics re­leased on Thurs­day.

Many be­lieve that the sharp up­turn in IIP may be in­dica­tive of re­stock­ing ex­er­cise be­fore the com­mence­ment of fes­tive sea­son in the econ­omy.

A cru­cial three­day meet of the RSS called Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Man­dal (ABKM) got un­der­way in Bhopal on Thurs­day. The man­date of the ABKM

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