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Another U.K. Inflation Shock Will Likely Embolden BOE Rate Hawks

  • Economists expects inflation to have held at 5.4% in January
  • Measure surprised to the upside for six of past eight months

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A fourth-straight U.K. inflation shock will probably be enough to boost bets on a super-sized Bank of England interest-rate hike next month.