Core Inflation

Inflation to Force Interest Rate Rises in Asia, IMF Warns

IMF Asia-Pacific director Krishna Srinivasan said inflationary pressures are rising due to a global surge in food and fuel costs…

4 months ago

Australia Inflation Hits 21-Year High, Big Rates Boost Feared

The downbeat report comes a day before recently appointed Treasurer Jim Chalmers updates the previous government's budget forecasts

4 months ago

Japanese Inflation Rate Stays Above Central Bank Target in June

The nationwide core consumer price index (CPI), which excludes volatile fresh food costs but includes those of energy, rose 2.2%…

4 months ago

China’s Factory Inflation Slows in June

China continues to buck global trends, with inflation slowing as reopening increases production and eases supply chain bottlenecks.

5 months ago

US Decision on China Tariffs Delayed for Xi-Biden Phone Call

President Joe Biden is unlikely to announce a decision until after he speaks to Chinese leader Xi Jinping - a…

5 months ago

South Korean Inflation Hits a 24-Year High, Straining Economy

The consumer price index grew by a slightly faster-than-expected 6.0% in June over a year earlier, the highest since November…

5 months ago

VW Boss Says Inflation Would Be Worse Without China – Spiegel

He said that without the Chinese market - which accounted for 3.3 million VW sales last year, including its electric…

5 months ago

Central Banks Urged to Act ‘Decisively’ to Quell Inflation

Bank for International Settlements advised that interest rates should be raised "quickly and decisively" to prevent the surge in global…

5 months ago

India Warns High Inflation Will Persist Through This Year

Inflation at the retail level has remained above the central bank's tolerance band of 2-6% for five months in a…

5 months ago

Japanese Inflation Tops Central Bank Target Again

The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for…

5 months ago

China Stocks Upbeat Even as Rate Rises Haunt World Markets

China's markets are being buoyed by policy easing exactly as much of the rest of the world is tightening, says…

6 months ago

Asia Food Export Bans Fuel Protectionism Fears – NYT

One risk is that export bans by countries that rely heavily on food imports could prompt neighbours to retaliate, an…

6 months ago