US CPI rose 0.1% mom in November, lower than expectation of 0.3% mom. Food index rose 0.5% mom while energy index decreased -1.6% mom. CPI core (all items less food and energy) rose 0.2% mom, below expectation of 0.3% mom.
Over the last 12 months, CPI slowed from 7.7% yoy to 7.1% yoy, below expectation of 7.3% yoy. CPI core slowed from 6.3% yoy to 6.0% yoy, below expectation of 6.1% yoy. Energy index rose 13.1% while food index rose 10.6% yoy.