Consumer prices jump 6.1%

By Hector Wallace,2014-05-04 19:35
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Consumer prices jump 6.1% Food costs increased 8.2 percent from a year ago, while private housing rents jumped 9.7 percent. The composite consumer price index rose to 6.1 percent year on year, the biggest jump in the past six months. Inflation hit a new high last month, and Lunar New Year spending was to blame for a jump that came after five months of stable readings. I..

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