UK inflation remains below target at 1.9% in March

Fuel costs offset by lower food and games prices

Anna Fedorova
Inflation remains below target

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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