Brexit Spurs Bets U.K. Inflation Will Rise as Pound Drops: Chart

Gaining Ground: Pound Rises for First Time Since Brexit

A gauge of price expectations in the U.K. is rising as the pound tumbles after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The sterling five-year inflation swaps rate, locked five years ahead, is at 3.18 percent, compared with 3.11 percent on June 23 when the referendum took place. The Bloomberg British Pound Index is at 699, compared with 778 on the day of the vote.

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