Tag: CPI

UK Essentials Inflation

Chart of the Week: Week 12, 2015: UK Essentials Inflation

For the first time since they started recording the CPI measure of inflation, the rate of price growth has fallen to 0% (for February).

/ March 25, 2015
The American Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 32, 2014: The American Recovery

In contrast to the UK recovery (covered by last week's chart), the US economy has been looking very positive for a while now.

/ August 6, 2014
Cost of Essentials

Chart of the Week: Week 14, 2014: Cost of Essentials

After last week's chart on wages compared to inflation, we received plenty of correspondence asking whether CPI is the best measure for the cost of living.

/ April 2, 2014
Inflation Hits 2% Target

Chart of the Week: Week 3, 2014: Inflation Hits 2% Target

The CPI measure of inflation hit the Bank of England's 2% target this week for the first time since November 2009.

/ January 15, 2014