FEDS: BOSTON-AREA INFLATION AT 2.2 PERCENT OVER PAST YEAR
The index that serves as the standard measure of inflation rose 2.2 percent in Boston over the past year, the federal government announced Friday.
The Consumer Price Index in the Boston metropolitan area edged up 0.1 percent during the two months ending July 2017, with higher prices for food and shelter almost offset by a decrease in energy prices, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which tracks prices of goods and services.
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