Consumer Prices Index

Higher fuel prices contributed to a rise in inflation

Fuel and clothing prices push up inflation to 2.9% in June

Official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that inflation rose from 2.7 per cent in May to 2.9 per cent in June on higher fuel and clothing costs.

Rising petrol prices have contributed towards this increase in inflation

Inflation to rise in June on higher food and fuel costs

Consumer price inflation rose to 2.9 per cent in June, marking the highest level it has been for 14 months as higher fuel and food costs increase CPI.

Inflation is expected to fall slightly in April

Inflation set to fall to 2.7 per cent in April

Inflation is expected to edge down to 2.7 per cent in April from 2.8 per cent in March as lower petrol prices help keep inflation under control.

Inflation remained at 2.80% in March 2013

Inflation sits tight in March at 2.8%

Inflation remained at 2.8 per cent in March but is expected to rise above three per cent in the coming months before falling back in the last quarter of 2013.

Oil prices could push inflation up in February

UK Inflation expected to rise to 2.8% in February

Inflation could rise slightly from 2.7% to 2.8% in February when official figures are released tomorrow as record oil prices contribute to a rise in inflation.

The Bank of England published the latest inflation figures on Tuesday

Inflation expected to rise to 2.4 per cent in October

Official inflation figures for October are published tomorrow and economists believe the consumer prices index will rise to 2.4 per cent as higher utility bills kick-in.

petrol and oil prices mean inflation is unlikely to fall much in the next six months

Inflation expected to fall slightly to 2.5% in August

This morning sees the release of the latest inflation figures which are expected to show a marginal fall in the consumer prices index to 2.5 per cent.

Inflation increased in July

Inflation unexpectedly up in July as cost of air travel rises

The consumer prices index measure of inflation rose to 2.6 per cent as air travel and clothing costs went up in July. The rise is unexpected but unlikely to lead to a change in monetary policy.

Sir Mervyn King will present the Bank of England's latest Quarterly Inflation Report

Bank to slash growth forecast and open door for further QE

The Bank of England will publish its Quarterly Inflation Report on Wednesday 8th August and it will once again have to revise down its GDP growth forecast.

Rural inflation higher than national average

Countryside inflation rate almost double the UK average

The cost of living in Britain’s countryside has been rising nearly twice as fast as in urban areas over the past year, according to a new survey.

Lower oil prices are expected to have pushed inflation down

UK CPI inflation falls to 2.8 per cent

Official data just out shows that the consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation fell to 2.8 per cent in May, helped by lower oil prices.

New inflation measure proposed

ONS planning new inflation measure

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is proposing a new way of measuring inflation that includes the cost of running a home.

Lowcock: Investors should consider equities

Equities ‘a sound way to protect against inflation’

Inflation is down, but with interest rates still low, investors will need to seek real assets for inflation protection, according to Bestinvest.

Inflation has fallen to three per cent

Inflation drop ‘good news for UK savers’

April’s dip in inflation to three per cent, down from 3.5 per cent in March, is a welcome boost for savers as 46 saving accounts on the market now beat inflation.

Inflation has fallen to its lowest level for 26 months

Inflation falls to 26 month low paving way for more QE

The consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation has fallen to a 26-month low and could pave the way for a resumption of quantitative easing, analysts say.

Inflation is expected to fall slightly in April

Inflation to fall in April as oil prices retreat

Inflation figures for April are out today and after a surprise rise in the consumer prices index in March, economists expect lower oil prices to push inflation down to 3.2 per cent.

Football ticket prices have leapt since 2002

Spare time spending costs soar

Brits are being increasingly whacked in the wallet for indulging in hobbies and treats, with the price of leisure activities having rocketed in the past decade.

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