Inflation in the US, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose to 5.4% on a yearly basis in September from 5.3% in August, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Wednesday. This reading came in line with analysts' estimates. On a monthly basis, the CPI edged higher to 0.4% from 0.3%.
Further details of the publication revealed that the annual Core CPI, which excludes volatile food and energy prices, stayed unchanged at 4% as expected.
With the initial reaction, the US Dollar Index erased a portion of its daily losses and was last seen losing 0.13% on the day at 94.39.
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