The consumer price index in the U.S. in September rose 0.5%, hourly wages fell 0.1 percent



According to the report of the Bureau of statistics of the U.S. Department of labor, the consumer price index in the USA (CPI) in September rose 0.5% compared to the previous month.

The growth of consumer inflation was associated with a sharp increase in gasoline prices is 13.1% compared to August.

Analysts predicted the increase in CPI by 0.6% after increasing 0.4% in August.

Annual consumer inflation in September increased by 2.2% compared to +1.9% a month earlier.

The base consumer price index (core CPI), which accounts for the excluded prices for food and energy, increased in September by 0.1% compared with the previous month. Analysts had expected the index to increase 0.2%.

Over the past 12 months, core consumer inflation rose 1.7% in the previous month.

The average real hourly wage in the U.S. declined in September by 0.1% compared with the previous month taking into account seasonal fluctuations. Compared to the same period last year, hourly wages grew by 0.7%.




The consumer price index in the U.S. in September rose 0.5%, hourly wages fell 0.1 percent 13.10.2017

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