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UK inflation holds steady at 2.4% in October

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prices of food fell during October The UK inflation rate remained steady at 2.4% in October, confounding analyst expectations of a rise to 2.5%. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI)…

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Government to examine university grade inflation

Image copyright PA Image caption More than a quarter of students are now graduating with a first-class degree A surge in the number of first-class degrees awarded at university has led the government to bring…


Cheaper food drives UK inflation lower in September

Image copyright Getty Images The UK inflation rate fell more than expected in September after hitting a six-month high in August. The Office for National Statistics said the fall to 2.4%, down from 2.7%, was…


UK inflation hits six-month high

UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, highest in six months This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version….


UK inflation rate rises for first time since November

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Higher transport costs contributed to the rise in inflation last month UK inflation rose to 2.5% in July, after holding steady at 2.4% in the previous three months as…


Summer clothing sales hold back inflation

Image copyright Getty Images Inflation remained at 2.4% for the third month in a row in June, according to the Office for National Statistics, after clothing prices fell. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of…



UK inflation falls to lowest in a year

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prices for clothing and footwear, in particular womenswear, rose at a slower rate UK consumer price inflation fell in March to 2.5%, the lowest rate in a year, according…


Inflation slides to lowest level for a year

Inflation fell to 2.5% in March, its lowest level in a year, official figures show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said consumer prices declined from 2.7% in February. Most economists had expected inflation to…


Wage growth fails to overtake inflation again

Image copyright Getty Images Wages in the three months to February rose by 2.8%, unchanged from the three months to January. The figure was weaker than forecast but was still the highest since September 2015….


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