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Definition of

headline rate of inflation


inflation measure including wide range of costs a measure of inflation that attempts to take account of most costs and services. In the United States, the headline rate is based on the Consumer Price Index. In the United Kingdom, it is based on the Retail Price Index, which takes account of homeowners' mortgage costs.

Definitions of ’headline rate of inflation’ and meaning of ’headline rate of inflation’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’headline rate of inflation’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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