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Deloitte’s chief economist inflation figures comment

19 September 2018

Commenting on the latest inflation figures, published this morning by the Office for National Statistics, Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, said:

“The Bank of England’s decision to raise rates in August looks eerily prescient given the surge in inflation and growth over the summer.”  

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