inflation

Food prices decline for eighth month easing inflation pressures

Global food prices fell for an eighth month in November, in a sign that inflationary pressures may be easing. A…

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Ringgit opens higher versus US dollar for 3rd day running

The decline of the greenback is mainly due to the lower-than-expected US Core PCE Price Index THE ringgit continued to…

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Indonesia ready to boost rates, buy bonds to shield rupiah

BANK Indonesia (BI) stands ready to further raise interest rates and boost short-term bond yields to support the rupiah into…

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Inflation in UK shops jumps to highest level on record

PRICES in UK stores rose at their highest rate since at least 2005 in November, with Britons battling soaring costs…

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OECD: Central banks must keep hiking even as growth slows

Fighting inflation is top priority now, says chief economist  THE world’s central banks must keep raising interest rates to fight…

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Tokyo inflation hits fastest pace since 1982, fueled by weak yen

Tokyo’s inflation outpaced forecasts to hit its fastest clip since 1982, an acceleration that suggests nationwide price growth will also…

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Inflation squeezes corporates, SMEs

With prices on the rise, consumers and small business owners are feeling the strain of soaring costs  by RUPINDER SINGH …

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Japan inflation hits 4-decade high, weighing on BoJ position

JAPAN'S inflation hit its fastest clip in 40 years in October, an outcome that puts the central bank in an…

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Ringgit eases further against the US dollar

The local note, however, traded mixed against a basket of major currencies THE ringgit eased further against the US dollar…

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Inflation pushes Dutch Lady’s new plant cost up by 50%

DLMI plans to invest RM600m from RM400m previously announced, between 2021 and 2025 for its future manufacturing activities UNPRECEDENTED inflation has…

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Global supply chains set for overhaul next year, HSBC poll shows

MORE than 40% of corporate decision-makers see an urgent need to overhaul their supply chains in 2023, with inflation, higher…

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Tin producer Perstima 2Q turns to red

TINPLATE producer and supplier Perusahaan Sadur Timah (M) Bhd (Perstima) suffered a net loss of RM1.03 million for its second quarter…

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25 years on — are we facing another Asian financial crisis?

Malaysia must take the looming recession forecast seriously and be ready for any eventuality that may arise by NURUL SUHAIDI /…

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