Slovakia HICP inflation increases in February

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Slovakia's EU measure of inflation increased in February, data from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Wednesday.

The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 0.9% year-on-year in February, following a 0.7% gain in January. This was in line with economists' expectations.

On a month-on-month basis, increased 0.3% in February, same as seen in the preceding month. Earlier, the statistical office reported that the consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.9% yearly in February and gained 0.3% from a month ago. The core inflation rose to 1.3% in February from 1.2% in the prior month. 

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