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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Deflation stalks Europe's periphery as inflation hits five-year low

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Deflation hit five peripheral euro zone countries in September as inflation slipped to its lowest for five years and exports faltered, data on Thursday showed, offering little hope that the bloc will avoid its third recession in six...
  • ECB's latest measures may not boost inflation; quantitative easing could help: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - It is still unclear whether the European Central Bank's stimulus measures will have a material impact on inflation, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who said sovereign debt purchases could help boost the euro zone economy. The...
  • German economy to skirt recession but growth seen subdued: Reuters poll

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy should skirt recession but probably failed to grow at all over the past half year, with few signs it can drive a euro zone recovery in coming months, consensus forecasts from a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. The 0....
  • Bullard says Fed may want to keep up bond buying for now: Bloomberg TV

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank said on Thursday the U.S. central bank may want to keep up its bond buying stimulus for now given a drop in inflation expectations. "Inflation expectations are dropping in the U.S.,...
  • First UK rate hike still expected in first quarter '15 despite low inflation: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Falling inflation, stock markets and growth rates have virtually wiped out lingering expectations for a Bank of England interest rate hike this year though the consensus for a rise early in 2015 has not budged, a Reuters poll found on...
  • Faltering euro zone pressing down on global growth, inflation: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Growth prospects for the still-unsteady global economy have dimmed as disinflation grips the world, making it difficult for central banks to move away from aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. The recent sell-off in financial...
  • Fed still on course for rate rise around mid-2015 say economists: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is still set to raise interest rates by mid-2015, according to a Reuters poll of economists that also found a better-than-even chance bond markets are underestimating how quickly policy will eventually tighten. The...
  • Chile cenbank seen cutting rates again, ending easing cycle

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Faced with weak economic growth, Chile's central bank will likely cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points for the fourth straight month later on Thursday and signal an end to its year-long easing cycle due to persistently...
  • Argentina says inflation accelerates to 1.4 percent in September

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine inflation accelerated less-than-expected in September to 1.4 percent on the month from 1.3 percent in August, official data showed on Wednesday. The median forecast in a Reuters poll of 8 economists had been for...
  • U.S. warns Europe on deflation, says ECB actions may fall short

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday renewed a warning that Europe risks falling into a downward spiral of falling wages and prices, saying recent actions by the European Central Bank may not be enough to ward off deflation. In a...
  • What's behind Wall Street's roller-coaster ride?

    WASHINGTON Financial volatility returned with a vengeance Wednesday as U.S. stock prices plunged precipitously before recovering somewhat in a late rally. Absent most of the year, market anxiety returned across the financial spectrum and virtually no...