April headline CPI up 3.41% y/y, beats forecast

The headline consumer price index (CPI) in April rose for the first time in 14 months, up 3.41% from a year earlier, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday, beating analyst expectations.

April headline CPI up 3.41% y/y, beats forecast
Business April headline CPI up 3.41% y/y, beats forecast published : 5 May 2021 at 11:01 writer: Reuters The headline consumer price index (CPI) in April rose for the first time in 14 months, up 3.41% from a year earlier, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday, beating analyst expectations. The figure compared with a forecast for a rise of 2.50% in a Reuters poll and followed March's 0.08% fall. The core CPI index rose 0.30% from a year earlier, versus a forecast for a 0.18% increase. Do you like the content of this article? (3)