MOSCOW, April 13 – RIA Novosti. Annual inflation in the UK accelerated to 7% in March from 6.2% a month earlier, thereby updating the record since 1992, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Consumer prices rose 1.1% in March after rising 0.8% in February.
Analysts polled by the Daily FX portal expected annual inflation to accelerate to only 6.7%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were expected to rise by 0.7%.
At the same time, the CPIH index (inflation, taking into account the costs of homeowners for housing maintenance) amounted to 6.2% after 5.5% a month earlier. In March, prices for this index rose by 0.9%.
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