U. S. inflation recedes by 0. 2pct in August

(AGI) - Washington, Sept. 17 - Inflation in the United Statesfell by 0.2 percent month-on-month compared to July's 0.2percent rise. This is the first time since April 2013 thatconsumer prices have fallen. Core inflation, excluding energyand food prices has remained unchanged compared to a 0.1percent rise in July and the expected 0.2 percent increase.Energy prices fell by 2.6 percent with petrol prices down 4.1percent. Year-on year inflation was up 1.7 percent in Augustcompared to the expected 1.9 percent increase. . .

(AGI) - Washington, Sept. 17 - Inflation in the United Statesfell by 0.2 percent month-on-month compared to July's 0.2percent rise. This is the first time since April 2013 thatconsumer prices have fallen. Core inflation, excluding energyand food prices has remained unchanged compared to a 0.1percent rise in July and the expected 0.2 percent increase.Energy prices fell by 2.6 percent with petrol prices down 4.1percent. Year-on year inflation was up 1.7 percent in Augustcompared to the expected 1.9 percent increase. . .