Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can trigger a recession, while too little means one may be on its way
In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up a process called inflation.
While you might not like that as a consumer, moderate price growth is a sign of a healthy, growing economy. And, historically at least, wages tend...
U.S. headline inflation decelerates slightly in May on fall in energy prices
U.S. headline inflation rose modestly on a sequential basis in May. CPI prices rose 0.1 percent, consistent with market expectations. On a year-on-year basis, the headline inflation slowed to 1.8 percent, owing to...
Singaporean retail sales fall again in April, likely to contract 0.5 pct in 2019
Singaporean retail sales dropped for the third straight month in April. On a year-on-year basis, retail sales fell 1.8 percent, while it rose 0.5 percent on a sequential basis. On a year-on-year basis, declines were...
Swedish inflation expectations eases in June, wage increases unlikely to gear up in coming years – Nordea Bank
Swedish inflation expectations dropped in June. Wage expectations came in lower as well, which will be a concern for Riksbank, noted Nordea Bank in a research report.
Prosperas quarterly survey showed that inflation...
Australian consumer sentiment index falls for second straight week
Australian consumer sentiment dropped for the second consecutive week. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian consumer confidence index dropped 2 percent last week, but it continues to be above the long-term average. Time to buy a...
U.S. Treasuries jump ahead of May consumer price inflation data, 10-year auction
The U.S. Treasuries jumped during Wednesdays afternoon session, ahead of the countrys consumer price index (PPI) data for the month of May, scheduled to be released today by 12:30GMT, and the benchmark 10-year Note...
UK gilts remain narrowly mixed ahead of BoE Governor Carney’s speech
The United Kingdoms gilts remained narrowly mixed during European session Wednesday ahead of a scheduled speech by the Governor of Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, on June 14 by 12:55GMT.
The yield on the benchmark...
German bunds trade flat ahead of May CPI data, eurozone April industrial production
The German bunds remained mixed during European trading session Tuesday ahead of a speech by European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi, scheduled to be held on June 12 by 12:15GMT and the countrys 10-year auction,...
JGBs remain flat at close amid silent session ahead of 30-year auction, April industrial production
The Japanese government bonds closed flat Wednesday amid a silent Asian trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance as investors wait to watch the countrys super-long 30-year auction, scheduled to...