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-Schroders-UK inflation jumps more than expected

Mar 22, 2017 - ENP Newswire

The impact from the fall in the pound has started to feed through to import price inflation, but we expect the Bank of England (BoE) to hold fire on raising interest rates.

Senior European Economist and Strategist

UK consumer price inflation has jumped to its highest rate since September 2013, as the fall in the pound since the Brexit referendum has started to push prices of imported goods up.

The headline rate of annual consumer price inflation (CPI) rose from 1.8% in January ...