Inflation in Brazil accelerated in the 12 months through mid-October as fuel prices increased, the country's statistics agency said Friday.
The IPCA-15 consumer-price index increased 2.71% in the year through the middle of this month, after rising 2.56% in the 12 months ended in mid-September.
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The index rose 0.34% in the month ended Oct. 15 from a month earlier, after rising 0.11% in the month through mid-September.
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October 20, 2017 07:32 ET (11:32 GMT)