India's overall inflation increased marginally to - 4.54 percent in September

India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), increased slightly to (-) 4.54% in September compared to (-) 4.95% in August. This is the eleventh consecutive time since November 2014, wholesale price index remained in the negative zone. Inflation stood at 2.38% in September last year.


Food articles inflation increased marginally to 0.69% in September compared to (-)1.13% in August due to higher prices of pulses and onions which stood at 38.56% and 113.7% higher in the same month. Inflation in Fuel and Power segment stood at (-) 17.71% in the same month which inflation for manufactured products was at (-) 1.73%.