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EUROPEAN DATA: MNI: 5 Things Preview Suggests EZ Inflation Could Surprise To The
Eurozone inflation could be in for an upside surprise in October. The current
MNI median is for the flash HICP rate to remain at 2.1% and data from Spain,
Germany, Slovenia, France and Portugal (accounting for 63% of the harmonised
index) are consistent with a rate of 2.14% to 2 decimal places. However, as
highlighted in the MNI 5 Things preview published Tuesday, analysts tend to
underestimate the October rate, while the strong rise in oil prices may add
further upward pressure on the headline rate.  

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