POST Online Media Lite Edition


UK inflation jumps

Christian Fernsby |
UK inflation rose to 0.5% in September, from 0.2% in August.

Article continues below

Catering services inflation jumped from -2.6% to 0.9%, putting pressure on the consumer prices index, but a bigger contributor to the overall increase came from transport costs.

Airline inflation soared from -20.6% to -4.4% as prices fell by less than previous Septembers, while car price inflation improved from 5.2% to 8.9% as second-hand cars saw increased demand due to consumers relying less on public transport.

What to read next

Russia holds key interest rate at 9%
German inflation jumps to 1.8%
Russia cuts key interest rate to 8.5%