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Eurozone Inflation on Gradual Fall: Should Markets Be Concerned?

Sarah Sands
Eurozone Inflation on Gradual Fall: Should Markets Be Concerned?

Core inflation, which is an important measure on which the European Central Bank bases various policy decisions, excludes energy, alcohol, tobacco, and unprocessed food. Yearly core inflation was 1% in January 2018 compared to 0.9% in December 2017. The gradual fall in the Eurozone’s inflation figure is signaling that wage growth is not improving.