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Monday, February 20, 2017

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US inflation accelerated in October

US inflation accelerated in October with the fastest pace on year-on-year basis in two years. This is another signal that inflationary pressures in the economy increases. The consumer price index grew by 0.4% mom in October, according to the Ministry of Labor. Without the volatile prices of food and energy, the so called core inflation

UK inflation

UK inflation unexpectedly slowed in October

UK inflation unexpectedly slowed in October, as the main reason is the weaker growth in prices of clothing and university fees. The growth in consumer prices decreased from 1.0% yoy in September to 0.9% in October, according to the National Statistical Office. The expectations of the economists were for an acceleration to 1.1%. On a

CPI bulgaria

Bulgaria’s CPI rose by 0.2% mom in October 2016

The Bulgarian CPI rose by 0.2% mom in October 2016, according to latest data of National Statistics Institute. Despite of the growth, the country’s annual inflation remain in red zone at level of minus 0.6%. The accumulated inflation in Bulgaria since the beginning of the year is minus 0.4%, which might additionally weight on the

Israel CPI

Why Israel is not afraid of deflation?

Israel do not care about CPI growth and the inflation rate is negative for 24 consecutive months. Despite that the deflation worries the central banks around the world and financial institutions want to extend their strategies for monetary policy aiming at consumer price growth, CPI growth is clearly not a problem for Israel. This is

Russian Inflation

Russian inflation delayed to 0.4% in October

Russian inflation delayed to 0.4% in October, accumulating a CPI growth of 4.5% since the beginning of the year and annual inflation of 6.1%, according to latest information from Rosstat. The inflation slowed in comparison with the previous year, showing stabilization of the country’s economy. The foods products contributed to the growth of CPI in

eurozone inflation

Eurozone annual inflation has reached 0.5% in October

Eurozone annual inflation has reached 0.5% in October, which was its highest level since June 2014, while the core inflation to 0.8% on annual basis. The measures of loose monetary policy of the European Central Bank (ECB) seems to be starting to bear fruit, and Eurozone sustainable managed to avoid inflation for several months in

German inflation reached two-year peak in October

German inflation reached two-year peak in October, as the energy price decreased less. The preliminary data indicate that the annual inflation in European largest economy accelerated more than expected to 0.8% in October from 0.7% in September. The analysts had expected the consumer prices this month to remain unchanged at the level of September. The

consumer prices in Japan

Core consumer prices in Japan declined in September

The core consumer prices in Japan declined for seventh consecutive month in September, as deflation amounted to 0.5% yoy. The index of core inflation includes energy but no fresh food. The consumer spending shrank in September, supporting the assertion of the central bank that will need time while inflation accelerated to the target level of

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