FRENCH PRICE INDEX ROSE 0.2 PERCENT IN OCTOBER

FRENCH PRICE INDEX ROSE 0.2 PERCENT IN OCTOBER

French consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in October from September and 2.2 percent from a year earlier, the National Statistics and Economic Studies Institute, Insee, said Tuesday.

The October figures showed a slowdown in inflation compared with September, when consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in the month and rose 2.3 percent year-on-year.