Finland Inflation Slows In June

Finland's consumer price inflation eased in June, data from statistics Finland on Wednesday.

The consumer prices increased 1.97 percent year-on-year in June, after a 2.23 percent rise in May.

Prices of petrol, diesel, detached houses and capital repair on detached houses had the largest upward impacts on the consumer price index increased from a year ago.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.05 percent in June, after a 0.15 percent increase in May.

The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, fell 0.1 monthly and increased 1.9 percent from a year ago in June.

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