Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

Weaker UK inflation gives BoE breathing space

LONDON • Weaker than forecast UK inflation may be offering Bank of England (BoE) policymakers a reprieve as they struggle to peer through the “fog of ...

World economy gets inflation checkup from US, China data

Central banks likely to view the data as a reason to keep monetary policy looser than perhaps they envisaged at the end of last ...

Bank of Thailand keeps rate on hold

BANGKOK • Thailand’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged, as expected, as slower inflation and a soaring currency give policymakers ...

Interest-rate cuts back in play for Asian emerging economies

MUMBAI • Central banks in Asian emerging markets are turning cautious and some appear set to dump their hawkish policy stances.
Inflation is subdued, ...

China’s industrial profits continue to shrink

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • The profits of Chinese industrial companies fell for the second straight month in December 2018 as both factory inflation and ...

Elections to fuel Philippines’ 2019 growth, says economic chief

The fastest inflation in almost a decade in 2018 has started to moderate and isn’t expected to are up this year, says expert
MANILA • Philippine ...

Muted inflation in December

By TMR
RAM Rating Services Bhd (RAM Ratings) projected inflation had inch up to 0.3% in December last year compared to 0.2% in November as pressures ...

RAM Ratings: Inflation to ease to 0.3% in November

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By TMR
The nation’s headline inflation rate is expected to ease to 0.3% in November from 0.6% in October on the back of ...

China’s weekend data signal weakening demand

HONG KONG • Economic data for China released over the weekend signal a further weakening of both domestic and international demand in November.
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RBI holds rates as it cuts inflation forecast

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged for a second straight meeting as inflation and economic growth slowed in ...

Inflation is Grinch stealing Christmas in Philippines

By BLOOMBERG
MANILA • Christmas will be a little less merry this year for Filipinos as soaring prices force many families to scrimp on festive food and ...

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, ...