FXstreet.com (Barcelona) The consumer prices index excluding food and energy in United States has increased in May as expected and with the same rate of the last month. Including food and energy, prices gains more than expected, according to data released by United States Department of Labor.

CPI has increased 0.6% between April and May, faster than 0,2% inflation of April. Market expected a 0.5% increase for the month. Year to year inflation was posted 4.2% in May, an increase more than market expectations of 3,9%. Last month's figures was 3.9% increases.

Excluding food and energy, prices inflation as expected, with 0.2% increase monthly and 2.3% YoY. At the same pace recorded on April.