Inflation

India Investors Should Watch Core Inflation, Analysts Say

Investors wrong-footed by the hawkish Indian central bank minutes might rather want to train their sights on underlying trends in inflation than the …

Economics

Inflation rate rises 0.4 percent in three months

<b>Australia's inflation rate has picked up a bit more pace in the March quarter, edging the annual headline rate closer to the Reserve Bank of</b> …

Economics

How the Rallying U.S. Dollar Could Dramatically Impact Global Trade

The dollar’s rebound against the euro and other currencies in the last year has helped to strengthen export values, but it has also raised the cost …

Economy

Your 10-second guide to today's Australia's inflation report

Australia March quarter consumer price inflation report (CPI) is about to be released.<p>Arriving just four times a year, it’s arguably the most …

Economics

Morgan Stanley reckons the Aussie dollar selloff is just getting started

• <b>The Australian dollar has been slammed over the past three sessions, losing 2.7% against the greenback.</b>• <b><br>Morgan Stanley’s FX strategy team reckons</b> …

Morgan Stanley

Bank of Japan’s QE strategy is failing

On April 20, 1018, the IMF presented its – Asia and Pacfic Department Press Briefing – in conjunction with the release of the April 2018 World …

Economics

Here's what economists are saying about Australia's inflation report

• <b>Annual underlying consumer price inflation (CPI) in Australia now stands at 2%, a two-year high.</b>• <b><br>It’s currently rising faster than the RBA is</b> …

Economics

Australia inflation stays soft in first quarter, interest rates seen going nowhere

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Women shop for clothes on a store in a shopping mall in Sydney<p>By Wayne Cole<p>SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian consumer prices …

Economic Data

Inflation rate falls short of market expectations

The national inflation rate has failed to live up to expectations, coming in at 0.4% in the March quarter. The figure is just short of the 0.5% rise …

Price Index

Forecasters cool on prospects for inflation surprise outside of fuel, education

Forecasters are cool on the prospect of an inflation surprise from Tuesday's March quarter consumer price index survey, counting on core inflation to …

Economics

Japan needs 'strong accommodative' monetary policy 'for some time,' says BOJ's Kuroda

Japanese monetary policy must remain loose until the world's third-largest economy achieves a higher inflation rate, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko …

Bank of Japan

Singapore inflation eases to 0.2% in March 2018

SINGAPORE: Singapore's headline inflation rate eased to 0.2 per cent in March from 0.5 per cent in February, mostly due to a smaller increase in the …

Economics

Japan’s Central Bank Has Hopeful Forecast for Effect of Sales-Tax Increase

Bank of Japan believes nation can avoid the sharp slowdown that followed earlier increases<p>By<p>Megumi Fujikawa<p>Megumi Fujikawa<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@megumifujikawa<p>megumi.fujikawa@wsj.com<p>TOKYO—Japan’s central bank believes the nation can withstand a sales-tax increase scheduled for next year …

Central Banks

How much you could be paying for a car in South Africa in 10 years’ time

The variability of inflation is a huge challenge for budgeting.<p>This is according to Old Mutual’s latest long-term prospective report, which …

Retirement

Australia posts lower-than-expected Q1 inflation

SYDNEY--Inflation in Australia was lower-than-expected in the first three months of the year, with wages growth remaining flat, likely keeping …

Interest Rates

Fin24.com | Scrap 'naive' inflation targeting

Report shows major policy choices gave too much ground to companies andthe rich, writes Dewald van Rensburg.

South Africa

Metals, Hayne fallout could stress ASX

Australian shares appear poised to start the week lower after metals eased from multi-year highs and amid expected further fallout from the Hayne …

Stock Markets

A Dramatic Upward Reversal In US Monetary Inflation

<i>[Here is an excerpt from a commentary posted at TSI about a week ago]</i><p>In February of this year, the year-over-year rate of growth in the US True Money …

Stock Markets

Canadian Inflation Highest In Years As Gas, Energy Prices Jump

Energy prices were 7.5 per cent higher than a year earlier, while gas prices were up 17.1 per cent.<p>OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate continued …

Bank of Canada

Canadian dollar hits 11-day low as inflation misses forecasts

The Canadian dollar weakened to an 11-day low against its U.S. counterpart on Friday after data showed domestic inflation rose less than expected, with the currency extending its decline since the Bank of Canada held interest rates steady two days ago.<p>Canada’s annual inflation rate in March edged …

Business (Canada)

WRAPUP-Weaker-than-expected Canada inflation disappoints markets, C$ falls

WRAPUP-Weaker-than-expected Canada inflation disappoints markets, C$ falls<p>By David Ljunggren<p>OTTAWA, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada's annual inflation …

Business (Canada)

Singapore's inflation likely held steady in March: Reuters poll

© Reuters. People shop for bags in Singapore<p>SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's annual headline and core inflation rates likely remained unchanged in …

Economics

Canadian Inflation Quickens Less Than Forecast to 2.3%

Canada’s inflation rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in March, though gains were slower than forecast.<p>The consumer price index …

Business

Inflation heats up to 2.3% in March

Canada's inflation rate hit 2.3 per cent in the year up to March, the highest level since October 2014 as gas prices and just about everything else …

Canadian News

Canada inflation, retail sales fall short of expectations

Canadian inflation continued its upward march last month, hitting its highest level in more than three years. However the rise was less than expected …

Business (Canada)

RBI minutes show a repo rate hike is around the corner

We now see there was nothing dovish about RBI’s monetary policy announcement earlier this month

Economics

We're Getting Closer To The ‘Oh Darn’ Inflation Strike

The time period between spikes of inflation angst seems to be shortening. I am not sure yet about the <i>amplitude</i> of those spikes of angst, but the …

Stock Markets

Japan’s key inflation gauge declines for first time since exiting deflation

Japan’s key measure of consumer inflation edged lower in in March, marking the first time price growth has fallen since the country exited deflation …

Economy

Japan's March Inflation Dip Doesn't Signal Reversal of Trend

While Japan’s key price gauge ticked down in March, the inflation trend remains intact as Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda begins his second …

Economics

Japanese Inflation Slips as Kuroda Begins New Term at BOJ

Japan’s key price indicator slowed in March after hitting 1 percent in February. That’s a disappointment for Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, …

Business