Tag: Retail Price Inflation

UK inflation edges higher in August

UK inflation edges higher in August

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to annual rate of 4.5% last month from July’s rate of 4.4%. However, the figure was in line with analysts’ expectations. Higher inflation continues to be led by rising food costs but the main reason behind last month’s rise was a 5.1% [...]

September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation eases to 4.2% in June

UK inflation eases to 4.2% in June

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) unexpected fell to annual rate of 4.2% last month from May’s 2½-year high of 4.5%. Analysts had expected the figure to remain at 4.5%. However, the figure remains more than double the target of 2% and has been above this level since December [...]

July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation in surprise fall to 4% in March

UK inflation in surprise fall to 4% in March

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) fell to an annual rate of 4% in March, from February’s 28-month high of 4.4%. The fall was attributed to food prices, which fell 1.4%. While it was the first time in eight months inflation had slowed, it still remains double the target [...]

April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation surges to 4.4% in February

UK inflation surges to 4.4% in February

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to an annual rate of 4.4% in February – the highest rate since October 2008. The latest figures mean inflation is still way above the target of 2% – where it has been for more than a year and exceeded economists expectations [...]

March 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation surges to 4% in January

UK inflation surges to 4% in January

February 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation surges to 8-month high in December

UK inflation surges to 8-month high in December

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to an annual rate of 3.7% in December, up from 3.3% in November. The figure was much higher than the 3.4% analysts had expected and inflation has now been above its target of 2% for over a year. Many leading business [...]

January 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation rises to 6-month high in November

UK inflation rises to 6-month high in November

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to an annual rate of 3.3% in November, up from 3.2% in October. The latest figure represents the highest since May and inflation has now been above the target of 2% for a year. Meanwhile, toady’s figure surprised analysts who had [...]

December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation rises to 3.2% in October

UK inflation rises to 3.2% in October

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to an annual rate of 3.2% in October, up from 3.1% in September. The latest figure represents the eleventh consecutive month that inflation has been above the target of 2% and will prompt the Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn [...]

November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation holds steady at 3.1% in September

UK inflation holds steady at 3.1% in September

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today announced Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) held steady at the annual rate of 3.1% in September. The latest figure represents the tenth consecutive month that inflation has been above the Bank of England’s target of 2%. The figure did not surprise analysts, who had expected CPI to remain [...]

October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation hits 3.5% in January

UK inflation hits 3.5% in January

The Office for National Statistics has today announced that Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose to a 14-month high of 3.5% in January - as widely expected. The rise in inflation has been driven by higher petrol costs and the effects of the reduction in the standard rate of VAT. Meanwhile, CPI fell 0.2% on the [...]

February 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation reaches 2.9% in December

UK inflation reaches 2.9% in December

The Office for National Statistics has today announced that Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose at its fastest annual pace in 9 months in December. CPI rose 0.6% in December on the month, taking the annual rate to 2.9%, up from 1.9% the previous month. This was the largest monthly rise in the annual index since [...]

January 19, 2010 | 0 Comments More
UK inflation rises to 1.5% in October

UK inflation rises to 1.5% in October

The Office for National Statistics has today announced that Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) rose for the first time in eight months to 1.5% in October from a 5-year low of 1.1% in September. The rise was not unexpected after a sharp fall in transport costs last year was not repeated this year and because fuel [...]

November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More