UK business inflation expectations rise in September – BoE

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FILE PHOTO: City workers walk past the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain

LONDON (Reuters) -British businesses’ expectations for consumer price inflation in one year’s time rose to 9.5% last month, up from 8.4% in August, a Bank of England survey showed on Thursday.

The BoE’s Decision Maker Panel survey of chief financial officers also showed that businesses expected output prices to rise by 6.6% in the year ahead, up from expectations of 6.5% in August.

The survey was conducted between Sept. 2 and 16 and received 2,522 responses.

(Reporting by Muvija M, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)


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