Deloitte Economist Comments on Latest Inflation Figures

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Debapratim De is a senior economist at Deloitte. He advises clients on macroeconomic developments in the United Kingdom and other advanced economies, and is an author of the Deloitte CFO Survey.

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a multinational professional services network with offices in over 150 countries and territories around the world.

Prior to joining Deloitte, De was a researcher in cryptography and applied mathematics at Microsoft. He was educated at BITS Pilani in India and at the London School of Economics.

Commenting on this morning’s inflation figures, Debapratim De, senior economist at Deloitte, said: “The rise in both core and headline measures of inflation vindicates the Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates on hold in January.

Further rises would significantly reduce the chances of a rate cut in the near future.”

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