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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Central bank governor reassures as oil spike highlights India risks

    By Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Manoj Kumar MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is ready to deal with any external shock arising from the Iraq crisis, its central bank chief said on Tuesday, even as a spike in oil prices heightens the inflation, growth and...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...
  • The score on Brazil as a long-term investment

    By John Wasik CHICAGO (Reuters) - The beginning rounds of the World Cup have offered thrills to global soccer fans. But what should excite investors about Brazil? The South American country is brimming with natural resources and growth possibilities....
  • Factbox: Yellen, future tightening in spotlight as U.S. Fed meets

    By Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to chop another $10 billion from its monthly bond purchases at a meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday but make few, if any, other concrete policy moves. Given the lack of drama,...
  • Japanese central bank chief sticks his neck out, pressures PM Abe for action

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has a simple message for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: It's time to fire the 'third arrow' of reform or risk squandering the efforts of the past 18 months to revive the...
  • Chile central bank to cut growth forecast, raise inflation view

    By Anthony Esposito SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's central bank is expected to cut its official 2014 growth projection and upwardly revise the inflation forecast on Monday following months of persistent economic weakness and with inflation hovering above a...
  • Value of frequent-flier miles currency up in the air

    Value of frequent-flier miles currency up in the air
    When the central bank announced the big change, those of us who had squirreled away what we had earned over the years naturally were concerned about the effect on our savings plans. Maybe we view our account as an emergency fund. Or it figures in our...
  • RBNZ's Wheeler flags inflation risk, favors weaker NZ$

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The head of New Zealand's central bank said on Friday that inflation posed the biggest risk to the country's economic growth, while he also reaffirmed that the central bank would favor a weaker currency even as interest rates rise....
  • Taste for little luxuries suggest Japan's tax rise hangover fading

    By Stanley White and Izumi Nakagawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Bartender Yoshiro Tsuneoka smiled with satisfaction between popping open bottles of champagne. It was midweek, 8 pm, and business was good at the tiny bar in downtown Tokyo. Watching a bevy of...
  • Fed should stop sending profits to Treasury, economist argues

    By Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve should suspend payments to the Treasury to avoid a potential cash crunch when the time comes to raise interest rates, according to former Richmond Fed policy adviser Marvin Goodfriend....
  • ECB's Coeure says no need for QE now as euro zone not in deflation

    By Marja Novak DUBROVNIK Croatia (Reuters) - There is no need for the European Central Bank to launch large-scale asset purchases for now because the euro zone is not in deflation, one of its top policymakers said on Friday. Speaking to reporters on the...