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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by STAFF

    ... exports and the trade balance. This comes after officials yesterday unveiled the country's consumer price figures for June. Inflation slowed to 2.3 per cent from a four-month high of 2.5 per ... commitment to free enterprise. During his election campaign, Modi vowed to introduce economic reforms, create employment and boost foreign investment. High inflation, a weak currency and a decline ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:07am by STAFF

    ... and aims to make governments more accountable.   Philippine inflation rate set to accelerate The Philippines government today releases inflation figures for April, with a sharp rise on the cards. The country's central bank has indicated that inflation may accelerate this month following two consecutive months of decline amid higher rice prices and an increase in power rates. Inflation ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:25am by STAFF

    ... inflation. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

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    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by STAFF

    ... public awareness of the need to recycle such items. The government has been supportive of the association's efforts.   Beijing releases latest inflation statistics The government releases its inflation figures for March. The February figure was 2 per cent, which was down from January's 2.5 per cent. Analysts said the latest statistics showed further indications ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Barcelona, led by captain Carles Puyol, Real Madrid and Manchester United will be the teams everyone wants to avoid.   City's inflation statistics released Another indicator of the state of the city's economy emerges with the Census and Statistics Department's release of November's consumer price index figures. Year-on-year inflation stood at 3.8 per cent in October, the same ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:04am by STAFF

    ... of public speeches and news conferences that the central bank can meet its two per cent inflation goal in time. Today Kuroda will hold news conference No18, with some analysts forecasting ...

  7. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    The weight of paper

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by STEFAN HOFER

    ... banks a few years ago invited new interest in gold. The thinking being that if excessive money printing unleashes significant inflation, gold is a currency that cannot be devalued. More than ... the country's money supply). In normal times, such money printing would spark fears of inflation and send investors into fits of gold-buying. But quantitative easing has instead calmed investors' ...

  8. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    Abenomics' samurai spirit

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN WOODS

    ... a better quarterly performance. There are a few twists to the Abe programme. For example, the country's inflation target has been raised from 1 per cent to 2 per cent. The Bank of Japan aims ... in more stable currencies abroad. The greatest threat to Kuroda's plan, they argue, comes not from whether he is able to achieve his 2 per cent inflation target, but whether he can keep a lid ...

  9. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    Re-elected prime minister thinking big in Japan

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by STEFAN HOFER

    ... stimulus likely involving sustained quantitative easing. Abe last week met with the head of Japan's central bank asking for a 2 per cent inflation target. In other words, while most central banks have a mandate to keep inflation down, Abe is asking the Bank of Japan to be more assertive in battling deflation, including an ambitious inflation target. The scale of the LDP's ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to apply for an iBond Applications close for the third batch of inflation-linked bonds issued by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Demand has been brisk for the HK$10 billion issue of iBonds, ...




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