Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

Inflation remained tame in March

Inflation remained tame in March as energy costs began to remain constant after three months of surging gas prices. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Inflation rose slightly in February

Inflation rose 0.4 percent in February, but the 18 percent increase in gas prices since December is still not showing much impact on consumer prices Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

China’s Inflation Quickens to Fastest Pace in Three Years

China’s inflation rose to a three- year high of 6.4 percent in June, a level that some analysts said may represent the peak for 2011 as price gains moderate in the second half. View full post on Finance Stories

Pakistan Keeps Rates on Hold, as Forecast, on Easing Inflation

Pakistan’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged for a second straight meeting, in line with economists’ forecasts, as the inflation rate slowed to a seven-month low. View full post on Finance Stories

Brazil lifts rates and signals further tightening

Brazil’s central bank raised interest rates by 50 basis points and signalled further tightening in the weeks to come as Latin America’s biggest economy seeks to rein in a worrying surge in inflation View full post on UK Business Stories

China’s Reserve-Ratio Hike Caps Asia Inflation Fight

China’s bank reserve-ratio increase capped a week of Asia escalating its fight against inflation, with South Korea and Thailand boosting interest rates and India importing onions, a curry staple, from historical enemy Pakistan. View full post on Finance Stories

Gold falls 2% as China tries to curb inflation

Gold prices fall two per cent after China moves to control rising inflation. View full post on Canada Business Stories

New York markets slip

Stock indexes fall in early trading Monday after China moves to raise interest rates to combat rising inflation. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Britain’s Budget Office Forecasts Inflation To Outpace Income Growth

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – Britain’s Office for Budget Responsibility warned Monday that the country’s inflation rate would likely outpace income growth over the next two years. The OBR forecasts 2011 inflation rate at 2.8 percent, while average earnings will rise by only 2.2 percent. The higher Consumer Price Index outlook […]

China To Set Tight Monetary Policy

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Beijing, China (AHN) – China announced its intent to tighten its monetary policy in 2011 in a shift from relatively loose to a prudent stance, a sign that it might hike interest rates. In 2008, China responded to the global economic policy by loosening its then tight monetary policy. […]