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View the history of UK inflation rates and convert prices between any year in the range 1751 to 2016.

UK inflation rate turns negative

Chart showing CPI and RPI inflation since 2005 The main measure of UK inflation turned negative in April for the first time on record, with the rate falling to -0.1%. It is the first time Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation has turned negative since 1960, based on comparable historic estimates, the Office for National Statistics said.

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Mark Carney rules out imminent interest rate rise

An unravelling of the Bank of England's inflation forecasts will mean that interest rates stay at their historic lows well into 2017

Casement Park redevelopment: Stadium planning approval unlawful

People have a hard time understanding how inflation erodes their purchasing power. Little by little the cost of everything goes up and people simply assume this is normal in an economy. The $2 movie ticket becomes a $8 movie ticket. That can of tuna just got smaller but the price remains the


Nov 5, 2015: Interest rates are set to remain at their current historic low well into next year after the Bank of England struck an unexpectedly dovish note on Thursday Nov 5. Its forecasts suggest that even if rates do not rise until 2017, and then only to 1 per cent, inflation would still only just breach its target level

UK inflation drops to 14-year low: what the economists say

Economists' interpretations and predictions of what the historically LOW rate of inflation means for the UK economy.

Here's How Much You'll Need to Save Annually to Become a Millionaire

Americans are saving, they may be choosing the wrong type of asset to invest in. According to a Bankrate Money Pulse survey conducted last year, 52% of Americans didn't have any of their money invested in stocks. Mind you, the stock market has historically returned about 7% per year, dividend reinvestment included, which is well above the long-term average rate of inflation. Investors simply don't trust the stock market after its 50%+ swoon during the Great Recession.