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Curbs on crop prices boost odds of India rate cut

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The government sets agricultural prices twice a year to cover two harvests and more than 20 food crops.

New Delhi

THE door to another interest-rate cut in India has cracked open an inch after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government limited gains in guaranteed prices for rice to levels not seen since 2006 and kept a lid on lentil costs. That will please central bank governor Raghuram Rajan...

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