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Fuel costs boost euro zone inflation

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More expensive fuel drove euro zone consumer prices higher in December as expected.

However inflation was little changed with the fuel costs stripped out of the figures which suggested it will be subdued over the next few months.

The EU’s statistics office confirmed its earlier estimate that consumer prices in the 16 countries using the euro rose 0.9 percent compared with the same month a year earlier.