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French, Italian Inflation Rates Spike to Decade Highs on Energy

  • Consumer prices rise 2.7% in France, 3% in Italy in September
  • Germany number due later Thursday, euro area on Friday
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French and Italian inflation accelerated to the highest levels in about a decade as households in two of the euro area’s biggest economies faced a jump in the cost of energy.