Economic Indicators 

Next week's economics: 16-20 April 2018

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Next week's economics: 16-20 April 2018

Real wages are rising at last. On Tuesday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is likely to say that average earnings rose by around 3 per cent in the year to February. With consumer prices index (CPI) inflation then at 2.7 per cent, this means wages rose slightly in real terms. This is unlikely, however, to be the start of a boom.

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