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Consumer inflation reaches 5.2%

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UK inflation hit 5.2% in September with energy bills behind much of the rise, official figures show.

However, analysts expect this to mark a peak, with inflation tipped to slow as a result of lower oil prices and reduced demand in a slowing economy.

Richard Scott reports.

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