Tuesday, March 18, 2008
CPI at 2.5%, RPI 4.1%
Posted by David Smith at 10:00 AM
Category: Thoughts and responses

CPI inflation rose to 2.5% last month, from 2.2% in January, under the impact of higher energy bills. The rise was much as expected, balanced by a further fall in "core" inflation to an 18-month low of 1.2%. RPI inflation was unchanged at 4.1%. Further details here.