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LONDON (AP) — A fall in energy costs as a result of dramatic declines in oil markets has pushed inflation across the 18-country eurozone down to 0.3 percent in the year to November, official figures showed Friday.
By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - "Three for the price of two" used to be the most common special offer in Giorgio Santambrogio's supermarket chains. The reason explains why efforts to resuscitate Italy's moribund economy are failing. "Shoppers are demanding steeper and steeper discounts." Italy is stuck in a rut of diminishing expectations. This summer, consumer prices in Italy fell on a year-on-year basis for the first time in a half-century, and they have barely picked up since.