WASHINGTON (MNI) - The September consumer price data were favorable at slightly better than expectations, indicating that inflation remains on a modest trend.

September CPI was +0.2% and core +0.1%; these were +0.182% and +0.122% unrounded, so one was punched higher and one lower. The over-the-year results were +1.2% overall and +1.7% core.

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