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Euro zone inflation hits highest level in 13 years

Euro zone energy prices increased by 17.4% in September, new figures show Euro zone inflation hit a 13-year high last month and looks likely to jump higher still, further clouding the European Central Bank’s benign view of the biggest price spike since before the global financial crisis. Consumer price inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro accelerated to 3.4% ...

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Fears of ‘excessive’ inflation overstated – Makhlouf

Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf said current price pressures reflect ‘transitory factors that will fade out over time’ Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf has said fears of “excessive” euro area inflation are “overstated”. The Governor made his remarks in a speech this lunchtime at the annual Dublin Economics Workshop, which is being held online this year. The Governor, who is ...

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