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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Fed's Fisher comfortable running inflation a bit high: FT

    One of the U.S. Federal Reserve's most hawkish policymakers said he would be comfortable running inflation a bit above a 2-percent target for a while as long as longer-term expectations remain stable, according to a newspaper interview. With the Fed's...
  • Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation - sources

    By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, concerned that falling prices could trigger a surge in debt defaults, business failures and job losses,...
  • Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

    By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Just two days after the Federal Reserve halted...
  • Poland's Belka concerned zloty will rise against euro

    By Michael Shields VIENNA (Reuters) - Polish central bank head Marek Belka is worried that the zloty will rise against the euro, a move that would hamper business and could affect interest rate policy, he told Reuters on Monday. The zloty is not...
  • Chile central banker says economy to remain subdued in near term

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile is unlikely to achieve a significant near-term economic recovery and inflation is poised to end the year well above the targeted 2-4 percent range, central bank vice-president Enrique Marshall said. The economy of the world's...
  • Europe not at risk of full-blown deflation: ECB's Constancio

    FLORENCE Italy (Reuters) - Europe is not at risk of sliding into "full deflation" but the current rate of inflation is dangerously low, European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday. Many fear the euro zone, where annual inflation...
  • Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim

    By John O'Donnell and Eva Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more drastic measures to prevent the euro zone from sliding into deflation, promising to use whatever means...
  • Goldman Sachs raises dollar/yen forecast to 130 by end-2015

    LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs has raised its forecast for the dollar/yen currency pair at the end of 2015 by 10 yen to 130, the investment bank said on Friday, in a week that has seen Japan slip into recession and a snap election called. The yen...
  • Euro zone yields hit record low as Draghi shows more easing zeal

    LONDON (Reuters) - Yields three euro zone countries' bonds hit record lows on Friday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gave his strongest signal yet that government debt purchases may not be far away. Ten-year bond yields in Ireland,...
  • Abenomics working well, slide in yen positive: Abe adviser

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies are working well but the blow to the economy from an April sales tax hike has been bigger than expected, a key adviser to Abe said on Friday. Koichi Hamada, professor emeritus of economics...
  • Sweden needs investment to fight off deflation risk: PM

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sweden, and the European Union too, need to follow the lead of the United States and ramp up investment to combat deflationary pressures carried over from the global financial crisis, the nation's new prime minister said late on...