US inflation unexpectedly accelerates to 40-year high of 8.6%

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US inflation hit 8.6% over the past year, highest rate in 4 decades. U.S. consumer prices accelerated in May as gasoline prices hit a record high and the cost of services rose further, suggesting that the Federal Reserve could continue with its 50 basis points interest rate hikes through September to combat inflation.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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US inflation quickens to 40-year high, pressuring Fed and Joe Biden

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6 months ago·Mumbai, India
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