Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s consumer prices rose 3.9 percent in October from a year earlier, Statistics Korea said today in Gwacheon, south of Seoul.
The median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of 12 economists was for a 4.2 percent gain. Prices fell 0.2 percent from September.
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