UK inflation slightly up but well within target

UK inflation slightly up but well within target


Consumer inflation in Britain rose to an annual 2.1 percent in September, slightly up on the August figure and above expectations, but well within the government target, dpa reported, citing office for national statistics data.
Increases in prices paid for petrol, clothing and footwear, leisure services and alcoholic drinks helped push inflation up from the 1.9 percent recorded in August.
The government has set the Bank of England a target range for underlying inflation, which excludes mortga...


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