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U.S. Inflation Logged at 0.1 Percent in May

June 18, 2013

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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