inflation

Inflation took unexpected leap in June

Inflation took an unexpected leap in June, with the Consumer Prices Index rising to 1.9% from 1.5% in May, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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Fall in inflation of "little comfort" to cash-strapped families

Inflation, as measured by the consumer prices index (CPI), fell sharply in May 2014 to 1.5% - down from 2.7% this time last year - but the drop is "of little comfort to financially vulnerable families", a leading debt...

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10 top inflation-busting savings accounts

Over 150 savings accounts will now beat inflation, following a dip in inflation from 1.7% to 1.6% in March 2014.

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40% of Brits expect interest rate rise but inflation to be lower

Some 40% of Britons expect interest rates to rise over the next 12 months even though inflation forecasts have fallen, according to a Bank of England (BoE) survey.

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UK inflation falls to four-year low

The UK's inflation rate has fallen to below the 2% target set by the Bank of England for the first time in more than four years.

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Inflation falls to 2% target

Inflation has fallen to its target level of 2% for the first time since November 2009, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Wage rises still failing to keep pace with inflation

Pay rises have failed to keep pace with inflation for the fifth year in a row, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.

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Fall in petrol prices sees inflation drop by 0.5%

Inflation has fallen sharply by 0.5% to 2.2% in October, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Are your savings being eroded by inflation?

More than half of investors are worried about inflation, but don't know how to protect their savings from its effects.

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Inflation drops to 2.8%

Inflation fell to 2.8% in July, and is likely to be the "start of a sustained drop", according to Capital Economics.

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