Consumer prices in the United States rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1 per cent in May, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics said Tuesday.
The inflation rate for the 12 months through May was 1.4 per cent.
So-called core inflation, which excludes volatile food and energy prices, was 0.2 per cent in May and 1.7 per cent in the past 12 months.
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