Inflation falls to 2.7% as clothing and fuel price rises ease

Inflation slipped to 2.7 per cent in August, pulled down from 2.8 per cent in July by modest price rises across clothing and fuel.

Inflation slipped to 2.7% in August from 2.8% in July after clothing and fuel prices rose more slowly than last year.

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