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Eurozone inflation down to 2.6pc in March

EUROZONE inflation slowed to 2.6pc in March but the figure is still higher than the European Central Bank’s target.

The rate fell from 2.7pc in February, according to new figures from Eurostat.

The ECB target is below but close to 2pc.

Recently, the bank raised its 2012 inflation target from 2pc to 2.4pc.