June 17, 2015: Germany’s statistics office DestatisÂ saidÂ the consumer price index rose by 0.1% compared with April 2015. The cost of fruit and vegetables were risen.
The cost of fish, confectionery and bread were also increased but the price of oil products fell.
The consumer pricesÂ rose by 1.2% year-on-year excluding energy costs. Growth also rose byÂ 0.7% year-on-year in May. It was found by usingÂ the European Central Bank’s favourite measure, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP).
In JuneÂ investor sentiment in Germany fell to itsÂ lowest level in seven months.
ZEW economic institute calculatedÂ investor confidence index and foundÂ 10.4 points to 31.5 points this month. After November 2014 this is the lowest level according to ZEW.