UK inflation remains unchanged at 4%

January figures come in under consensus expectations of rise to 4.2%

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'Headline CPI inflation is running slightly below the BoE’s forecasts over the last few quarters.'
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'Headline CPI inflation is running slightly below the BoE’s forecasts over the last few quarters.'

UK headline inflation has remained unchanged at 4% in January, coming in under consensus expectations of a rise to 4.2%, although experts are split over the implications of the data.

The Office for National Statistics' January update showed consumer prices index inflation including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) rose by 4.2% in the 12 months to January 2024, the same rat...

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