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CPI

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The latest CPI data this week has once again highlighted a loss of momentum in the UK economy. The data comes after a weaker than expected Q4 2018 GDP print and a BOE 2019 growth outlook that was revised sharply lower. There was also the… Read More

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New Zealand bulls were finally given some support yesterday as the latest domestic inflation data surprised to the upside. CPI for the fourth quarter rose 1.9% year on year, versus the 1.8% expected, while the quarter on quarter figure rose… Read More

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CAD bulls received a boost on Friday as the latest inflation data for Canada came in stronger than expected. December CPI rose 2% year on year, above both the prior and expected rate of 1.7%. Given the roughly 40% collapse in oil prices… Read More

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The latest Japanese inflation data did little to inspire hope in a change-of-course for BOJ policy anytime soon. Core inflation, which strips out energy and food prices for December grew just 0.7% year on year. This data was down from the… Read More

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The ongoing slump in oil prices was seen negatively impacting UK inflation once again in the final month of last year. The report, delivered by the Office for National Statistics, showed December headline CPI fell to 2.1%, down from 2.3%… Read More