BRC Shop Price Index -1.7% vs. -1.5% forecast

The British Retail Consortium said its shop price index fell more-than-expected last month, official data showed on Tuesday.

In a report, British Retail Consortium said that BRC Shop Price Index fell to a seasonally adjusted -1.7%, from -1.4% in the preceding month.

Analysts had expected BRC Shop Price Index to fall to -1.5% last month.