Eurozone inflation in August confirmed at 2% over previous year

Eurozone inflation in August confirmed at 2% over previous year

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eurozone annual inflation slowed slightly to 2.0 percent in August, the European Union's statistics agency said on Monday ...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eurozone annual inflation slowed slightly to 2.0 percent in August, the European Union's statistics agency said on Monday, confirming the previous estimate.Eurostat also confirmed that inflation excluding volatile energy and unprocessed food items, which the European Central Bank monitors for monetary policy decisions, stood at 1.2 percent year-on-year.Over the previous month, inflation was 0.2 per cent, while reading excluding energy and food was 0.1 per cent.The data confirm market expectations for a slight deceleration of inflation by 2.1 percent in July.(Report by Francesco Guarascio) {loadmodule m...


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