Inflation edges up to 1.9% on higher food prices

Interest rate outlook unchaged

Anna Fedorova
Inflation edges up to 1.9% on higher food prices

Inflation edges up to 1.9% on higher food prices

Inflation in the UK has risen slightly in February to 1.9% on the back of higher food prices, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Consensus expectations were for inflation to remain at its January two-year low of 1.8% in February, but higher food, alcohol and video game prices caused a slight increase of 0.1 percentage points...

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