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Ghana Inflation Climbs to 9.7%, Near Upper Limit of Target Band

  • Food, housing and transport prices increased in the month
  • Central bank to announce interest-rate decision on Sept. 27
General Economy In Ghana's Capital Amid African Bond Rally Miss
Photographer: Cristina Aldehuela/Bloomberg

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Ghana’s inflation rate rose for a third consecutive month in August after a surge in demand for dollars caused the currency to slide, pushing up import prices.