Euro-Area Inflation Accelerates in Breather for ECB's Draghi

  • Consumer prices rose annual 0.4% in January, most since 2014
  • Core inflation increased to 1%, energy costs fell 5.3%

Global Central Banks' Strong U.S. Dollar Problem

Euro-area inflation accelerated in January, providing a reprieve for European Central Bank officials that may prove temporary as commodity prices continue their descent and emerging markets slow.

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