The Underlying inflation, a key indicator for the Federal Reserve (Fed) and that excludes food and energy prices, increased by 3.5% in June In year-on-year rate, less than expected by analysts, who placed the figure at 3.6%, as reported by the United States Department of Commerce.
The country's economy is going through one of the moments of greater upward pressure on prices, setting a record since July 1991. Already the rise in the CPI in May was 3.4%, somewhat lower than the current one.
The index PCE, for its part, it has risen 0.4% in the month-on-month rate, below the Dow Jones estimate of 0.6%. These data, according to analysts, may indicate that inflation could ease its high growth little by little.
The income they have increased by 0.1% and spending has done the same by 1%, exceeding forecasts.
From the Fed they already warned this Wednesday that inflation will continue its rally, being "stronger and more persistent than projected", as commented by its president, Jerome Powell.
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