Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

China consumer inflation accelerates in September

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • Chinese consumer inflation accelerated for a fourth month in September, with food prices jumping by the most since February, ...

UK wages climb more than forecast in tight labour market

LONDON • UK wage growth accelerated over the summer amid the lowest jobless rate in more than four decades.
Earnings excluding bonuses rose an annual ...

Inflation’s the one thing Trump’s trade war isn’t handing China

In the meantime, China’s domestic demand is showing signs of weakening, which would act as a drag on prices
by BLOOMBERG BEIJING • Economists running ...

Philippines delivers on strong rate action with 50bps hike

MANILA • Philippine central bank governor Nestor Espenilla delivered on his pledge for strong action to curb inflation, raising the benchmark rate by a ...

Euro-area economy gets higher inflation

ATHENS • A bumper day of euro-area economic releases showed the region’s vital signs remain good, if not great.
The region’s economic expansion ...

Kuroda pushes through changes, keeps QE

The BoJ took a number of steps to alleviate the strain on banks and the market distortions stemming from its policy
by BLOOMBERG TOKYO • Bank of Japan ...

Inflation drops to 0.8% in June, car loans at record high

The headline inflation is the lowest in 40 months following the zero-rating of GST
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Inflation has ...

Russia may have 1 more rate cut left up its sleeve this year

MOSCOW • Russia’s central bank may have veered ever so slightly off its hawkish line to leave some wiggle room for another cut in interest rates this year ...

Draghi: Improving euro-area inflation appears self-sustained

FRANKFURT • Mario Draghi (picture) said the improvement in euro-area inflation is on a self-sustained path as he struck a confident tone that the European ...

China factory inflation rises on commodity prices

BEIJING • China’s factory inflation accelerated in June as the price of commodities held up.
The producer price index (PPI) rose 4.7% from a year ...

NTPM’s profit downed 86.8% on higher material cost

By TMR
NTPM Holdings Bhd’s net profit fell by 86.8% year-on-year (YoY) to RM1.2 million in the fourth quarter (4Q) ended April 30, 2018 due to higher ...

China factory inflation up on rising commodity prices

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China’s factory inflation accelerated faster than expected in May as the price of commodities such as crude oil and metals ...