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UK inflation falls to 6.8% – is the UK heading for stagflation?

UK headline inflation has dropped to 6.8%, but will wage growth slow down the fall in prices?

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Susannah Streeter
Susannah Streeter
Head of Money and Markets

Susannah is a key contributor to our content. She follows changes in monetary policy movements and fiscal policies closely to assess the impact on financial markets and economic growth, and has extensive experience in covering technology stocks and the retail sector.

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Published: 16th August 2023