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Inflation edges up for third consecutive month

19 February 2016

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was positive for a third consecutive month in January with prices rising +0.3 per cent, year-on-year – in line with consensus expectations. The main upward pressure came...

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Online the saviour of Christmas for UK retail

25 January 2016

Total online sales rose by 12.1 per cent in December, year-on-year, as consumers opted for the convenience of online over visiting the high street. Average weekly online sales reached £1,149 million...

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Deflation returns to the UK in September

14 October 2015

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell back into deflationary territory in September with prices falling 0.1 per cent on the year. This means inflation has hovered around zero since the beginning of 2015...

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