Euro zone inflation confirmed as slowing to 0.7% in October

Euro zone’s headline inflation slowed in October, the European Union statistics office said today as it confirmed its earlier estimate, with energy prices falling markedly.  Eurostat also said the 19-country bloc posted in September a larger surplus in its trade with the rest of world, as exports grew more than imports.  Inflation was confirmed at […]

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Euro zone inflation slows in September on cheaper energy

Euro zone inflation slows in September on cheaper energy Euro zone inflation slowed further year-on-year in September because of cheaper energy, new figures showed today. But the core measure excluding such volatile components rose, the first estimate from the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat showed. The numbers underline the difference of opinion over the state […]

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Higher rents and mortgages push inflation higher

The annual inflation rate in August rose to 0.7% from 0.5% a month earlier, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show. Inflation had risen above 1% year-on-year for the first time in six years in March but slipped back below that level in July. August saw consumer prices rising on the back of higher […]

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Annual inflation moves up to 1.1% in June

Annual inflation moves up to 1.1% in June New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the annual inflation rate inched up to 1.1% in June from 1% the previous month on the back of higher rents, more expensive utility bills and higher air fares. June marks the fourth month in a row that […]

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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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