Australia’s September TD Monthly Inflation Gauge:

Following is the table for Australia’s Monthly Inflation Gauge for September from TD Securities and the Melbourne Institute for Economic and Social Research.

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                     Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.
                      2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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                    ---------------------- Inflation Gauge ---------------------
MoM % change*         0.1%  -0.1%   0.3%   0.0%   0.2%   0.3%   0.6%   0.2%
 3-mo annualized      1.3%   1.1%   2.0%   1.7%   4.3%   4.7%   5.1%   3.2%
YoY % change          2.8%   2.9%   3.2%   2.9%   3.3%   3.6%   3.8%   3.6%
Index               129.62 129.40 129.65 129.20 129.20 129.01 128.67 127.85
Unrounded MoM%        0.2%  -0.2%   0.3%   0.0%   0.1%   0.3%   0.6%   0.3%

                    ----------------------- Trimmed Mean -----------------------
MoM % change*         0.1%   0.0%   0.2%   0.1%   0.0%   0.2%   0.3%   0.2%
 3-mo annualized      1.4%   0.6%   1.5%   1.5%   3.9%   3.7%   3.0%   2.5%
12 months ago         2.8%   2.3%   2.1%   1.8%   2.4%   2.3%   2.4%   2.7%
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                     Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.
                      2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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                    ----------------- Direction of Price Change ----------------
Net balance             -1      2      6      9     -1     -4    -12     16
 Increase               23     23     28     26     27     18     18     29
 Decrease               24     21     22     17     28     22     30     13
 No change              43     46     40     47     35     50     42     48
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* Figures are rounded to one decimal point from index level. Unrounded month-
over-month percent changes are calculated by Bloomberg News.

Sources: TD Securities, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.

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