Inflation back up to 2.7 per cent

August inflation was 2.7 per cent higher than the same month a year ago, jumping half a point from record low rates seen in previous months largely on the back of a 12.5 per cent rise in post and telecom rates.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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