Market gauge of British inflation highest since at least end 2013



A market measure of long-term British inflation rose on Friday to its highest level since the end of 2013 at least as sterling took a dive on growing anxiety that Britain will opt for a "hard" exit from the European Union.
On Friday, the pound tumbled about 10 percent from levels around $1.2600 to $1.1378 GBP=D4 in a matter of minutes in thin early Asian trade.
The currency's weakness, which increases the cost of imports, has fuelled expectations for higher inflation.
The five-year, five-year breakeven inflation forward, a measure of long-term inflation expectations in Britain,... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Business, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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