Category: inflation

UK inflation rises less than Bank of England expected in April

UK inflation rises less than Bank of England expected in April British inflation rose last month by less than investors and the Bank of England had expected but still hit its highest level this year, pushed up by a rise in energy bills. UK consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 2.1% in April […]

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Annual inflation hits seven-year high of 1.7% in April – CSO

Annual inflation hits seven-year high of 1.7% in April – CSO Inflation hit a seven-year high of 1.7% in the year to April, new figures from the Central Statistices Office figures show. Today’s CSO figures are a sign of significant consumer price growth in the country after four years as European Union’s best performing economy. […]

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Easter inflation bounce won’t end slowdown fears

Easter inflation bounce won’t end slowdown fears A rise in headline inflation in April should have given comfort to the European Central Bank, but the pick-up was due to a rise in package holiday and airline fare prices at Easter and is set to fall back as the year progresses. Data from the European Statistics […]

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