UK headline CPI to ease to 2% on lower energy inflation - Citi

Analysts at Citi group offer a sneak peek at what to expect from Wednesday UK CPI report due on the cards at 0930 GMT.

Key Quotes:

“Expect headline inflation at 2% on lower energy inflation. 

Expect core inflation at 1.9% in January. We will also focus on whether the RPI-CPI wedge will stay at its 5-year low of 0.6pp, largely driven by a decline in housing-related inflation.”

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