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10 things we learned from latest inflation figures

Motor insurance surge may have peaked, but rents continue to climb, CSO figures show

10th November, 2016
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Fuel prices crept up in October. Pic: Pixabay

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office this morning show that consumer prices continued to fall in October, the fourth month in a row in which prices dropped.

The 0.5 per month monthly decline turned the annual rate of inflation negative, with the -0.3 per cent rate following September’s zero rate.

Economists say lower oil prices and the recent slump in sterling have been the main factors in recent general price falls, with the...

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