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UK Inflation Report for May 2011 More of the Same-

The June 17 Inflation release by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), reported a larger than anticipated annual inflation rate of 4.5% unchanged from April. Annual inflation as measured by CPI has remained above the inflation target of 2% for … Continue reading

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UK Inflation Report for April 2011

May 17 Inflation release by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), reported a larger than expected rise in annual inflation rate. The rate of inflation rose from 4.0% in March to 4.5% in April.  Chart.1 shows that annual inflation is … Continue reading

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UK Inflation

“There is a good chance that inflation will reach 5% later this year and it is more likely than not to remain above the 2% target throughout 2012, boosted by the increase in VAT, higher energy and import prices, and … Continue reading

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Q4 2010 UK GDP Figures

Q4 2010 GDP release has been described in the press as a “shocking contraction”. According to the ONS the bad weather at the tail end of 2010 provided the economic headwinds resulting in the unexpected contraction. The policy divide in … Continue reading

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