UK CPI rose 0.4% mom in November, below expectation of 0.6% mom. In the 12 months to November, CPI slowed from 11.1% yoy to 10.7% yoy, below expectation of 10.9% yoy. Core CPI also slowed from 6.5% yoy to 6.3% yoy, below expectation of 6.5% yoy.
ONS said: “The easing in the annual inflation rate in November 2022 reflected, principally, price changes in the transport division, particularly for motor fuels and second-hand cars. There were also downward effects from tobacco, accommodation services, clothing and footwear, and games, toys and hobbies. The largest, partially offsetting, upward effect came from price rises for alcohol in restaurants, cafes and pubs.”