A fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote, coupled with problems caused by the rising prices of some commodities, has been blamed for the reduction in pack sizes known as shrinkflation
The pound rose for the first time in three days against the dollar
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Mr Thiel said the better-than-anticipated performance of the economy following the Brexit vote is a reason to be positive on sterling
Most economists’ forecasts are still more optimistic than that of the German lender, but few expect the currency to recover from its post-referendum lows any time soon
The pound also gained against 16 other major currencies, including the euro
Consumer price inflation jumped to 2.3 per cent in February as the slump in the value of the pound since last year's Brexit vote fed through into the cost of living
The currency is down about 18 per cent against the dollar since the EU referendum in June
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Some economists were even more pessimistic
Mondelez International has not proved immune to price pressures and the new launches might bolster sales at a challenging time for the whole market
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The WSTA is urging the chancellor, Philip Hammond, to make a 2 per cent duty cut in his budget next month.
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Mark Carney said “the Brexit journey is really just beginning”, with “twists and turns” to come.
The currency remains around 15 per cent lower against the dollar