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No doubt certain people will be concocting stories about this later so here it is for our information:

Inflation in Britain accelerated to 2.1 per cent in July, confounding forecasts for a slowdown.

Economists had expected annual inflation to drop to 1.9 per cent from 2 per cent in June. However, official data revealed an increase in consumer price inflation, driven by rises in the prices of computer games, toys, hotel rooms, clothing and shoes.

Analysts said inflation is likely to be supported in the coming months by the recent decline in the pound, sparked by fears of a no-deal Brexit, as well as strong pay growth. Wages rose at the fastest pace in 11 years between April and June compared with a year earlier, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released on Tuesday.

Source: UK inflation leaps to 2.1 per cent in shock rise | The Independent

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