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The Euro Area economy’s inflation rate in September was twice as high as in August, with an increase in the range of +0.4 percent compared to September 2015. Is it a sustainable increase? A breakdown of the price changes suggests that the rise might simply be the result of higher oil prices. Yet the numbers create hope for a further decrease in unemployment rates. Moreover, the latest leading and coincident economic indicators suggest that in the Euro Area as well as in the UK, the current economic conditions are better than the ones expected in the near future.