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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Brazil annual inflation seen stable in November but above target

    Brazil's annual inflation rate was seen unchanged in November, adding pressure on the government to cut spending and raise interest rates, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Consumer prices were seen rising 6.59 percent in the 12 months through November ,...
  • Japan annual wage gains slow, boding ill for Abenomics

    Japanese wage earners' total cash earnings in October rose at the slowest annual pace in eight months and real wages fell for 16 months in a row, posing a challenge to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to sustain growth and end deflation. Total cash...
  • South Korea November inflation at nine-month low, builds case for more rate cuts

    South Korea's inflation in November cooled to a 9-month low on weak energy prices and depressed consumer confidence, data showed on Tuesday, adding to fears of deflation and reinforcing expectations for additional monetary easing in coming months. The...
  • Thai November inflation eases to five-year low, rates seen on hold

    Thai headline inflation fell to a five-year low in November as oil prices weakened, but analysts say interest rates are not likely to be cut soon with the country under martial law. With inflation easing amid more pressure on global growth, central banks...
  • Dems should've run on Obama's record: My Word

    Why did Democrats lose big on election night? It's simple: They spent too much time running from President Obama's record, when they should have been running on it. According to October's factcheck.org, millions of previously uninsured Americans...
  • Investors see euro zone deflation in one year

    Investors expect the euro zone to dip into deflation in a year's time, a key market measure showed on Monday, ratcheting up the pressure on the European Central Bank to launch new stimulus measures. Expectations for inflation have been dented by...
  • 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...
  • Japan bond yield goes negative as BOJ faces oil threat

    Japanese government bonds traded at a negative yield for the first time ever on Friday, thanks to the Bank of Japan's massive asset-purchase scheme as it seeks to stoke inflation and revive an economy that slipped into recession in the third-quarter....
  • Euro zone inflation back at five-year low in November

    Annual inflation in the euro zone cooled to 0.3 percent in November as energy prices fell, suggesting deflation remains a real threat for the European Central Bank. The reading on Friday marked a return to September's five-year low for consumer inflation...
  • Raul Elizalde: The new bull-bear debate

    After two years of virtually uninterrupted gains, the stock market took a scary tumble in October. While the market went on to recover the losses, the autumn slump touched off a debate about whether it was a precursor of further loses ahead or merely a...
  • Falling Spanish prices add to euro zone deflation pressure

    Spanish consumer prices dropped for the fifth month running in November, adding pressure on stubbornly low inflation in the euro zone as a whole. Expectations are growing that the European Central Bank will shortly step up attempts to tackle the threat...