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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Low euro zone inflation a worry, but no clear deflation risk: ECB

    ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank and euro zone finance ministers said they did not see a clear risk of deflation despite a sharp slowdown in price rises, but a longer period of low inflation could be a drag on the economy. Euro zone inflation...
  • No evident risk of deflation in euro zone: Italy economy minister

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Inflation in the euro zone is seen at about 2 percent in the medium term and so there is no clear deflation risk among the 18 countries that share the single currency, Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said in Athens on...
  • India central bank leaves rates on hold; election, monsoon in focus

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - With elections looming and an uncertain economic growth outlook, India's central bank left interest rates on hold on Tuesday, as expected, and indicated it will keep rates steady in the near term if inflation eases towards the bank's...
  • Indian factory expansion eased in March: PMI

    (Reuters) - Indian manufacturing activity grew at a slower pace in March as weaker domestic demand dragged on output growth, a business survey showed on Tuesday. The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which gauges business activity in...
  • Venezuela rolls out new plan to keep shelves stocked

    BOGOTA, Colombia Call it fingerprints for food. In the latest effort to keep shelves stocked in Venezuela, the government on Tuesday will begin registering the biometric information of customers who use state-run grocery stores. President Nicolas...
  • No change in ECB's monetary policy despite deflation threat-traders

    (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will keep monetary policy unchanged when it meets on Thursday, a majority of traders polled by Reuters said, despite inflation falling to its lowest level in over four years. Official data showed March euro zone...
  • German fin min expects ECB rates to rise: Der Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's finance ministry expects borrowing costs to rise next year as the European Central Bank will hike interest rates in response to an economic recovery, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday, citing an internal document....
  • Tony Gabriele's Get Serious column

    One again it's time for "Phun with Physics," this column's popular feature where we glibly explain deep scientific topics about which we understand even less than you do! Today's topic is the Big Bang, which is back in the news this month after a long...
  • ECB's Weidmann says euro zone not in deflationary cycle

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone is not in a deflationary cycle and the European Central Bank (ECB) should not overreact to a slowdown in inflation caused largely by cyclical factors which should prove temporary, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on...
  • Proposed 'millionaire tax' may eventually hit middle class

    Proposed 'millionaire tax' may eventually hit middle class
    One thing — really the only thing — I don't like about Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan's proposed constitutional amendment to add a 3 percent state tax on all income over $1 million is that it's not indexed for inflation. "We thought...
  • Fed's Evans says he wants no rate hike until early 2016

    Fed's Evans says he wants no rate hike until early 2016
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve would do best to keep rates at rock bottom until early 2016 and then raise them only gradually so as not to risk derailing a building economic recovery, a top Fed official said on Friday. "I personally doubt...