Inflation driven up by higher fuel and health costs in the first quarter

"Australia's inflation rate has edged up in the first three months this year, driven by higher fuel and health costs. Headline inflation rose by 0.5 per cent over the first quarter to an annualised rate of 2.1 per cent. Underlying inflation — the measure most keenly observed by the Reserve Bank, which strips out volatile … Continue reading Inflation driven up by higher fuel and health costs in the first quarter