UK inflation 'peaks' as sterling hits post-Brexit high

CPI drops to 3%

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UK inflation has peaked and is now on a downward trajectory, market commentators have said, as today's figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped from a five-year high of 3.1% in November to 3% in December.

The slight decline, the first drop since June 2017, was in line with expectations and partly a result of a weaker increase in air fares compared to the same month in 2016. In addition, higher im...

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