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New inflation basket may mislead bank

By Staff Writer
New inflation basket may mislead bank

By Ethel Hazelhurst
From Business Report

Official inflation figures could be misleading next year after a new consumer basket is introduced, according to Azar Jammine, the chief economist at Econometrix. That would mean the Reserve Bank could base its interest rate decisions on unreliable data.

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