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Fears the UK economy is heading for a period of deflation have increased after the inflation rate dropped to zero for the first time since records began.
Outside analysts have cost the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) £76,885 since June, for work done predominantly on consumer credit.
The UK's headline rate of inflation fell to 2% in December, meeting the government-set target for the first time since November 2009, official figures show.
UK consumer prices index (CPI) inflation remained stable in September at 2.7%.
UK CPI inflation fell from 2.8% to 2.7% in August, in line with economists' expectations, as falling transport costs pushed the headline figure down.
UK CPI inflation rose from 2.7% to 2.9% in June, with the largest upward contributions coming from petrol, clothing and footwear.
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Annuity experts have welcomed the Office of National Statistics' (ONS) surprise decision to keep the current measure of inflation.
After consulting on options for changing Retail Prices Index, the Office for National Statistics has chosen 'none of the above' and proposed a new index to be published in parallel.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has decided to retain the way the retail prices index(RPI) is calculated after a consultation with the industry.
The retail prices index should not be brought in line with consumer prices index, AXA Investment Managers has argued, ahead of a decision by the Office for National Statistics later this week.
People's savings are being hit by high inflation and low interest rates, MoneyVista has revealed.
Saga director general Ros Altmann has said the maths behind the Retail Prices Index (PRI) is not wrong and the Office for National Statistics' (ONS) proposal to change it is solely about the government reducing costs.
Proposals on changes to the calculation of the retail prices index (RPI) may harm pension funds, savers and investors, experts have claimed.
Some British pensioners, as well as investors in index-linked gilts, face lower returns if proposals to align the retail prices index (RPI) measure of inflation with the consumer prices index (CPI) are approved.
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Switching the indexation of public sector pension benefits from RPI to CPI in March 2011 saved the government £126bn, a report says.