Supermarket prices are rising at the fastest rate in 4 years as Brexit hits shoppers hard

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Business Insider—Grocery prices increased 3.4% in the last quarter as Brexit driven inflation continues to bite. "Prices are rising fastest in markets such as butter, fish and cola," market research firm Kantar Worldpanel said. Lidl and Aldi continue to grow rapidly, with Lidl Britain’s fastest growing supermarket for the fifth consecutive quarter. LONDON — Grocery prices are rising at their fastest rate in four years as the growing cost of imports since the Brexit vote forces retailers to increase prices,...

Mortgages rates rise: 30-year hits 4-month high 3.95 percent. Long-term mortgage rates rose this week to the highest level in months. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the rate on benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages hit 3.95 percent, up from 3.90 percent last week and highest since July. A year ago, it stood at 3.94 percent. The rate on 15-year home...