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India's Sept retail inflation quickens to 4.41% y/y: govt

[NEW DELHI] India's annual consumer price inflation quickened to 4.41 per cent in September, compared with 5.63 per cent a year ago, government data showed on Monday.

Economists had forecast consumer inflation to rise 4.3 per cent last month. Retail food inflation for September came in at 3.88 per cent, higher than a provisional 2.20 per cent in August.

India's central bank estimates retail inflation to be at 5.8 per cent in January 2016.