UK inflation remains below target at 1.9% in March

Fuel costs offset by lower food and games prices

Anna Fedorova
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Inflation remains below target

UK inflation unexpectedly remained below target for the third month in a row in March, as higher fuel prices were offset by the falling prices of food and computer games.

Prices rose by 1.9% last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed, while core inflation held at 1.8%. The rising price of oil meant vehicle fuel prices jumped 1%, compared to a 1.3%...

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