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Inflation and Deflation

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  • 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...
  • Czech inflation stays above forecast due to food, regulated prices: cbank

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech annual inflation stayed 0.2 percentage points above the central bank's forecast in September due to higher-than-expected food prices and a smaller-than-expected drop in regulated prices, the bank said on Thursday. Data earlier in...
  • IMF Shinohara says yen falls not too big, reflect U.S. fundamentals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Recent declines in the yen are due largely to the dollar's strength and are not unexpectedly large when measured on a real, effective basis, a senior International Monetary Fund official said on Wednesday. "What's happening now...
  • Euro to fall on further stimulus - could still be above ECB comfort: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - The euro will weaken further over the coming year, according to analysts polled by Reuters, who said the possibility of further stimulus from the European Central Bank due to rising deflation risks will drag the currency lower....
  • Bank of England to wait until early 2015 to hike rates, sterling steady: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - British interest rates will rise from record lows early next year as the UK economic recovery outpaces Europe's and inflation picks up, a Reuters poll of economists forecasts on Wednesday. Although Bank of England Governor Mark...
  • Record French debt burden adds to strain on public finances

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's national debt hit a record high in the second quarter, data showed on Tuesday, underlining the country's struggle to rein in public finances a day before the 2015 budget is presented. Topping two trillion euros ($2.53 trillion)...
  • Polish factory contraction slows amid improvement in Central European PMIs

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Manufacturers in the Czech Republic and Poland are doing better than expected, surveys showed on Wednesday, but activity in the region's largest economy still contracted, cementing expectations for a reduction in Polish interest rates...
  • Back to school for your money: risk

    Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Unfortunately, all of the education in the world cannot help you avoid a truism of money management: No matter what you do, there is some element of risk involved. That's why...
  • Indonesia's central bank sits tight, keeps key interest rate on hold

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's central bank on Tuesday held its key interest rate steady, as widely expected, at its last policy meeting before Joko Widodo becomes president on Oct. 20. Bank Indonesia (BI) said the current benchmark rate - which has...
  • Fed's Kocherlakota: it's a 'wintry economy' out there

    RAPID CITY S.D. (Reuters) - U.S. interest rates will still be lower than normal even after inflation rises back to the Fed's goal and the economy gets healthier, a top Fed official said on Tuesday. "It's a wintry economy out there, and we have to put on...
  • Fed's Kocherlakota: Labor market slack 'irrelevant' for policy

    RAPID CITY S.D. (Reuters) - Inflation, not the condition of the labor market, is what should drive Federal Reserve policy, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, arguing that low inflation compels the Fed to wait on rate hikes, even as the unemployment...