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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Fed's Fisher: could see full employment, 2-percent inflation by 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. economy could be fully recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and recession as early as next year, a top Federal Reserve official said, flagging the possibility the U.S. central bank will need to raise...
  • South Korea economy lifted by switch away from deposit based rentals

    South Korea economy lifted by switch away from deposit based rentals
    SEOUL (Reuters) - For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters - the country's landlord and their tenants. Interest rates at historic lows have wrought a change in traditional rental...
  • Top Fed official fears people 'expect too much' from central bank

    Top Fed official fears people 'expect too much' from central bank
    A top Federal Reserve official said Friday that Americans “expect too much” from the central bank, particularly when it comes to reducing unemployment. Charles Plosser, a voting member on the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee, said...
  • Russia could temporarily freeze some prices if inflation soars: trade minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia could temporarily freeze the price paid by consumers for some "vital products" if inflation soars, Trade Minister Denis Manturov said in an interview published on Thursday. The weakening rouble, sanctions on Moscow over its role...
  • South Korea September producer prices fall fastest in six months

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's producer prices fell in September from a year earlier for a second consecutive month, central bank data showed on Monday, as cheap crude oil continued to keep price pressures soft. Producer prices in September dipped 0.4...
  • IMF says Singapore's foreign worker curbs could hurt competitiveness, growth

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's plans to cut reliance on foreign workers could reduce its competitiveness and growth potential while keeping core inflation elevated, the International Monetary Fund said in a report on Saturday. The IMF said Singapore'...
  • New job target for Swedish central bank faces huge legal obstacles

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The new Swedish government's hopes of introducing an employment goal for the central bank are likely to be stillborn as any relevant adjustments would require EU treaty changes, legal experts say. New center-left Prime Minister...
  • 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...