UK Inflation Ticks Up to 1.9%

Rising food, alcohol and tobacco prices helped to push up UK inflation, while the largest downwards pressure came from clothing and footwear

Alliance News 20 March, 2019 | 11:53AM

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UK consumer price inflation edged up in February, the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday, but still remains below the Bank of England's 2% target.

Meanwhile, producer prices accelerated and UK house price growth slowed to its lowest level since 2013, the ONS also revealed on Wednesday.

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