The consumer price index in USA in July rose 0.1 percent, hourly wages increased by 0.2%



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 July rose by 0.1% compared with the previous month.

Analysts had predicted an increase of 0.2% after maintaining unchanged a month earlier.

Annual consumer inflation in July rose 1.7% compared to +1.6% a month earlier.

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

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

The average real hourly wage in the U.S. in July increased by 0.2% 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 USA in July rose 0.1 percent, hourly wages increased by 0.2% 11.08.2017

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