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Category: Deflation
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Euro zone banks to repay only a fraction of ultra-cheap ECB cash 22.6.2018 Reuters: Money News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone banks will repay 11 billion euros of ultra cheap funding to the European Central Bank, returning only a fraction of their borrowings two years ahead of schedule, the ECB said on Friday.
Rise in oil prices may add to inflation woes: India Inc 14.5.2018 General News
As inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 3.18 per cent in April, India Inc today said the cascading impact of rising crude oil prices would be one of the key worry areas for India's economy going forward. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 2.47 per cent in March and 3.85 per cent in April last year. Assocham said the break down of the April inflation data shows annualised inflation of close to 10 per cent for petrol and over 13 per cent for high speed diesel. Even more worrying is the fact that these levels are on a very high base in the same month last fiscal. Going forward, increasing crude oil prices and their cascading impact would be one of the key worry areas for Indian economy, Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said. PHD Chamber of Commerce President Anil Khaitan termed the rise in inflation worrisome and hoped that prices do not increase further in the coming months. According to government data released today, inflation in food articles was at ..
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BOJ's Kuroda calls on government to step up structural reform 11.5.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said more work needs to be done to boost the country's growth potential, making a rare call for the government to deliver on its growth strategy - the third arrow of premier Shinzo Abe's reflationist policies.
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Solar leads India's electricity generation transition: IEEFA 8.5.2018 General News
India installed a record 10 gigawatts (GW) of solar electricity capacity in 2017-2018, twice the rate logged in the previous year and nearly double the country's entire solar base, the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis said.
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With no gut punch in view, Fed confident in its inflation footing 5.5.2018 General News
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve officials claimed a big win in hitting their inflation target this week, confident that they had put a decade of false starts and deflation scares behind them.
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Xi's push to curb pollution leads to China's takeover of heavy industry 23.4.2018 Latest News
Xi's campaign has boosted corporate profits, ended years of deflation, and stabilized debt growth to help underpin the first full-year economic acceleration last year since 2010
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The Finance 202: Trump's base is all about his tariffs on imports 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Polling shows Republicans and non-college educated whites are behind the policy.
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UK shop prices fall at fastest pace in over a year: BRC 4.4.2018 Reuters: Money News
LONDON (Reuters) - British shop prices dropped in March at the fastest pace in more than a year, adding to signs that inflation pressure caused by the pound's post-Brexit drop is fading away, an industry survey showed on Wednesday.
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UK shop prices fall at fastest pace in over a year: BRC 4.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - British shop prices dropped in March at the fastest pace in more than a year, adding to signs that inflation pressure caused by the pound's post-Brexit drop is fading away, an industry survey showed on Wednesday.
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The Japanese economy: Abenomics looks a lot like Reaganomics 1.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Japan needed a shakeup after 20-plus years in the doldrums
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BOJ deputy governor says price gains insufficient, wants stronger policy regime 23.3.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - One of the Bank of Japan's newly appointed deputy governors said consumer prices are not rising quickly enough and the central bank should strengthen its policy stance if possible, underscoring a still-tepid inflation outlook despite years of stimulus.
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Does Trump want a trade war? What you need to know about Smoot-Hawley tariffs and the 1930s. 21.3.2018 Washington Post
Does Trump want a trade war? What you need to know about Smoot-Hawley tariffs and the 1930s.
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Speed of India's shift to green energy at par with China, Europe: Report 16.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Transformation is aided by sustained deflation in renewable tariffs, tech upgrades, cheaper finance, expeditious tendering and political will
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ECB gives up on bigger bond buys en route to stimulus exit 8.3.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank dropped a long-standing pledge on Thursday to increase its bond buying if needed, taking another small step in weaning the euro zone economy off its protracted stimulus.
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ECB drops easing bias en route to stimulus exit 8.3.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank dropped a long-standing pledge on Thursday to increase its bond buying if needed, taking another small step in weaning the euro zone economy off its protracted stimulus.
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ECB drops easing bias, taking baby step towards stimulus exit 8.3.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank dropped a long-standing pledge on Thursday to increase bond buys if needed, taking another small step in weaning the euro zone economy off protracted stimulus.
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BOJ deputy governor nominee warns against premature exit from easy policy 5.3.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan must avoid a premature exit from its ultra easy policy and consider ramping up stimulus if needed to pull the economy out of deflation, Masazumi Wakatabe, one of the two nominees for BOJ deputy governor, said on Monday.
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BOJ must avoid premature exit from easy policy - deputy governor nominee 5.3.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan must avoid a premature exit from its ultra-easy policy to ensure the economy is completely out of deflation, Masazumi Wakatabe, one of the two nominees for BOJ deputy governor, said on Monday.
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The Finance 202: Gary Cohn is not worried about an overheated economy 16.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Maybe he should be.
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Japan government reappoints Kuroda as BOJ chief, picks reflationist academic as deputy 16.2.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government on Friday reappointed Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda for another term and chose an advocate of bolder monetary easing as one of his deputies, a sign the central bank will be in no rush to dial back its massive stimulus programme.
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