• James Boston

    The UK has experienced a marginal pick up in it’s rate of inflation according to the latest data published this morning by the National Statistics Office. October numbers are showing that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has ticked up a point to read at 1.3% year on year compared to the 1.2% reading taken in

  • James Boston
    Forex » Moderate Easing In UK Inflation
    James Boston - September 16, 2014, 09:34 GMT

    Britain’s inflation situation has remained largely stable according to the latest data for August released this morning. With the exception of a fall in producer prices and a rise in house prices, both of which were not unexpected, the key consumer sector is well in line with Bank of England targets. The headline Consumer Price

  • James Boston
    Forex » Slow Down In Rate Of UK Price Growth
    James Boston - August 19, 2014, 09:02 GMT

    The latest inflation data from the UK’s National Statistics office is showing that pace of price growth slowed in the month of July. The headline Consumer Price Index reading came in at 1.6% when measured year on year, this compares to June’s 1.9% reading and also falls short of the markets expected level of 1.8%

  • James Boston
    Forex » Further Rise In UK Inflation
    James Boston - July 15, 2014, 10:24 GMT

    It could be called Inflation Day in the UK today as the National Statistics office provides a thorough across the board set of price growth data. The headline is the Consumer Price Index (CPI), this has come in at 1.9% year on year compared to 1.6% in May and a consensus estimate for 1.5% price

  • Forex » UK Inflation Figures Soften
    June 17, 2014, 09:14 GMT

    The UK’s National Statistics Office has been very busy this morning releasing a series of inflation data across all sectors of the British economy. In general there was a mild scaling back of price growth during the month of May. That is with the exception of House Prices which continue to power ahead, the DCLG

  • Forex » US PMI Slightly Lower
    April 1, 2014, 13:46 GMT

    The US data picture continues to show mixed signals. Just published is the dated Redbook Indices for 21st March, the month on month figure is running at -0.5% verses last weeks -0.4% and the year on year number is 2.3% which can be compared with the previous reading of 3.1%. The Redbook numbers are near

  • Forex » British CPI Ticks Higher
    March 25, 2014, 09:39 GMT

    Today is a big day for British data releases with 14 concurrent data points just published. These predominantly relate to housing and inflation. The overview is that housing is softening while inflation is gathering pace. Beginning with housing, the Mortgage Approvals number from British Bankers Association shows that 47.6k approvals were granted during the previous

  • British Consumer Inflation Expectations have just been published, the surveyed consumers anticipate inflation rising by 2.8% over the next 12 months. The last time this survey was undertaken back in December the expectations were 3.6%. This is not the Retail or Consumer Price Index, these survey actual price changes and form the basis for the

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