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ONS has moved to a new way of measuring rising prices
Thursday 06 Apr 2017 Author: Tom Sieber

Tuesday 11 April

CPIH inflation

UK inflation recently hit a two-and-half-year high. Are we in a firm upwards trend, or has inflation peaked? We’ll find out on 11 April when the next official data is published. Most market commentators expect inflation will keep rising.

The Office for National Statistics recently moved to a new headline rate of inflation CPIH. Unlike its predecessor CPI, this new measure takes into account owner-occupiers’ housing costs and council tax.

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