Inflation accelerates to 15-month high of 4.88% in November

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The inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI), was at 3.58% in October.

Retail inflation hit a 15-month high of 4.88% in November due to costlier fuel, vegetables and eggs, as per data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Tuesday.

The inflation, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), was at 3.58% in October.

It was 3.63% in November 2016. The previous high was recorded at 5.05% in August last year.

Inflation in protein-rich eggs shot to 7.95% in November on annual basis, against 0.69% in the previous month.

In the fuel and light segment, it was 7.92%, against 6.36% in October.

For vegetables, it was 22.48% in November. The inflation in the segment was only 7.47% in October.

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