Steady inflation surprises market

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    Inflation remained at 2.4% for the third month in a row in June, according to the Office for National Statistics.

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation had been expected to rise to 2.6% last month.

    It means that the gap between wages and inflation remains despite pay growth slowing to 2.7% in the three months to May.

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