WASHINGTON — The June consumer price index was up 0.5%, its worst showing since February. Core CPI was spot-on estimates at a 0.2% gain and a little better at up 0.16119% unrounded.

These produced a 1.8% rise overall and a 1.6% core increase over-the-year paces, results that still could be termed modest.

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