Eurozone inflation up to 2.1 per cent in August

The estimate of eurozone inflation for August rose to 2.1 percent Eurostat said Friday. The increase from 1.9 percent in July was larger than expected.

Source: Associated Press

Inflation rose to 2.1 percent in August in the dozen countries sharing the euro as their currency, according to official estimates released Friday, edging above the European Central Bank's 2 percent target.

The rise from 1.9 percent in July was bigger than expected.

Economists blamed persistently high energy prices and rising

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