inflation

Inflation drops to lowest level in nearly two years as petrol prices fall

Inflation fell to its lowest level in nearly two years in December, pushed down by falling petrol prices.

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UK inflation driven to 20-month low by falling petrol prices

Inflation has fallen to its lowest level since March 2017 after falling oil prices brought down the cost of filling up at the forecourt.

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Savings update: inflation-beating three-year savings bond from Secure Trust Bank

Secure Trust Bank has launched top-paying fixed-rate online bonds over one and two years and a three-year bond which beats current inflation.

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British workers get their biggest pay rise in a decade as wage growth speeds up to 3.2%

Workers are receiving the biggest pay increases since the end of 2008 according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Workers get highest pay rise in a decade, but prices could increase faster as a result

British workers are receiving the highest pay rises since the end of 2008, but higher inflation could rear its ugly head as a result.

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Petrol could fall by 3p a litre as price war looms

Petrol prices could fall by as much as £1.50 a tank if wholesale price falls trigger a supermarket price war, the AA says.

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Inflation jumps to a six-month high piling further pressure on households

Households are facing a greater squeeze on their finances as inflation jumps to a six-month high, new figures reveal. 

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Chris Grayling proposes lower rail fares, as 3.2% hike on cards

Rail fares are set to rise by 3.2% in January – which is a move that transport secretary Chris Grayling says could be avoided if a lower measure of inflation is used.

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Savers 'clobbered' as inflation rises to 2.5%

Inflation increased to 2.5% in July, representing the first increase so far in 2018.

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Inflation remains 'surprisingly' static

Inflation figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recorded no change in growth levels.

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