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UK Inflation Slowed Sharply in August

LONDON--Annual inflation in the U.K. slowed sharply in August following the introduction of a government program to pick up part of the tab for eating out.

Consumer prices rose 0.2% on the year last month, the Office for National Statistics said, compared with a rise of 1.0% in July.

 

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September 16, 2020 02:31 ET (06:31 GMT)

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