Inflation News


Factbox-Government measures to ease inflation pain By Reuters

(Reuters) - Pandemic-related disruption to global supply chains and the knock-on effects of Russia's war in Ukraine have combined to drive up prices of energy, commodities and basic necessities. Belo..

Fed's Mester: with inflation high, better to act 'aggressively'

With inflation “unacceptably high,” the Federal Reserve should lift rates higher and keep policy restrictive for some time, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Monday — and if there is an e..

ECB faces risk of runaway inflation expectations, Nagel says

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank must continue to raise interest rates decisively as the risk is high that inflation will get stuck at levels above its 2% target, Bundesbank President Joachim Nag..

Weekly Inflation Outlook: An Antacid For My Headache

This week we will again get several opportunities to reconsider the received wisdom that when mortgage rates rise, home prices must fall. Last week, median home prices in the report were reported to h..

ECB's Newest Governor Warns of Danger From Inflation 'Disease'

(Bloomberg) — The European Central Bank’s newest policy maker has plenty to say on the danger of consumer prices running out of control during a war. Croatian National Bank Governor Boris Vujcic can ..

Energy, inflation crises risk pushing big economies into recession - OECD

PARIS — Global economic growth is slowing more than was forecast a few months ago in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as energy and inflation crises risk snowballing into recessions in major ..

Fed can avoid 'deep pain' in inflation fight, Bostic says

WASHINGTON — Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Sunday he still believes the U.S. central bank can tame inflation without substantial job losses given the economy’s continued mom..
Fox Business

Market turbulence, inflation, geopolitical uncertainty prompt dip in fintech investment: KPMG

Global investment in fintech tumbled in the first half of 2022 as investors contended with geopolitical uncertainty, turbulence in the public markets, scorching hot inflation and rising interest rates..

Inflation, spending cuts undermine Biden's hunger policy By Reuters

By Christopher Walljasper CHICAGO (Reuters) - Grace Melt made her first visit to the Nourishing Hope food pantry on Chicago's North Side in August. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she used food sta..

Polish inflation could rise in September, finance minister says By Reuters

WARSAW (Reuters) - Inflation in Poland could rise slightly in September, the country's finance minister said on Saturday, adding that she still believed it would reach a peak this year. Poland is gra..
Wall Street Journal

War, Inflation Knock World Economy Off Balance

The global economy outside the U.S. is stuttering, knocked off course by soaring inflation, an energy crisis and now Russia’s nuclear war threats. Business surveys published on Friday indicate that e..

Euro-Area Economic Downturn Deepens as Inflation Curbs Demand

(Bloomberg) — Private-sector activity in the euro zone contracted for a third month as record inflation erodes demand and force some firms to limit production. Barring months where there were lockdow..
Market Watch

Yellen: Inflation will come down next year

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said she believed high U.S. inflation would fall next year, but cautioned there are risks to this outlook. “I believe it’s going to come down certainly nex..
Market Watch

Mexico Inflation Moves Higher in Early September

MEXICO CITY--Mexican inflation accelerated in the first half of September to a new two-decade high, led by rising food costs. The consumer price index rose 0.41% in the first two weeks of the month, ..

Philippine cbank hikes rates again, raises inflation forecast

MANILA — The Philippine central bank hiked its benchmark interest rates by half a percentage point on Thursday, and said it was ready to take further action as it raised its inflation forecasts for th..
Wall Street Journal

Powell: Fighting Inflation Will ‘Bring Some Pain’

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Philip Cross: Beat inflation to keep power

Many countries granted their central banks independence from direct government operational control in order to immunize them from political considerations and help keep inflation low. As inflation has..
Market Watch

South Africa Inflation Eased in August

South Africa's inflation rate fell to 7.6% in August from 7.8% in July, although staying above the upper limit of the central bank's target range of between 3% and 6%, Statistics South Africa said Wed..

Goldman Sachs discusses global markets and inflation

Fed rate hike a painful but necessary 'medicine,' says Goldman Sachs Caesar Maasry of the investment bank says financial conditions need to "get tighter" in order for inflation to be brought under co..

Ford tumbles 11% after inflation warning

Ford Motor Co shares tumbled about 11% on Tuesday, a day after the automaker said inflation-related costs would be $1 billion more than expected in the current quarter and that parts shortages had del..

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