The annualized Euro zone CPI figures accelerated in Jan, although came in below estimates, the final print showed on Thursday. Euro zone’s consumer prices rose 0.3% y/y in January, as compared to the 0.2% uptick seen in December. However, the figures failed to meet market estimates that had predicted a 0.4% rise. The more important core figures, stripped of alcohol, tobacco, food and energy, rose 1.0% y/y last month, having booked the same in December. The CPI gauge on monthly basis, climbed sharply higher by 1.4%, following the zero growth witnessed in December. For more information, read our latest forex news.