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  1. Business - Economy

    China's consumer prices rise at steady rate of 2.5pc year on year in January

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Consumer price index rises 2.5pc year on year, leaving room for interest rate reform Mainland inflation steady in January The mainland's consumer price index climbed 2.5 per cent year on year last month, on par with the rise in December, which was the slowest increase since June. The subdued inflation, while reflecting weak ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's mild inflation rise leaves door open for rate cut

    Posted May 09th 2013, 11:22am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Mainland inflation up but rate cut possible Chinese inflation rose in April from March but remained relatively low, leaving room for the central bank to cut rates to stem capital inflows and spur ... as inflation may rebound later, some analysts warned. The consumer price index climbed 2.4 per cent year on year in April, after a 2.1 per cent rise in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Australia inflation below forecast, rate cut eyed

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian inflation came in below forecast in the January-March quarter, data showed on Wednesday, underscoring softness in the economy and spurring talk ... and 2.8 per cent. While the figures are up from the 0.5 per cent and 2.2 per cent in the previous three months, it is the second straight quarter that inflation has come short of expectations. ...

  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan issues rising inflation alert

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 06:04pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... yesterday raised an alert about rising inflation and formally declared a shift to a tighter monetary policy this year. The government may also roll out new measures to control the property market, ... to avoid causing market jitters. Some analysts said Zhou's comments were aimed at damping inflation expectations and highlighting concern about surging property prices fuelled by accommodative ...

  5. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    Cold winter pushes up mainland inflation

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... pushes up mainland inflation Inflation on the mainland rose last month for the second consecutive month amid the coldest winter in nearly three decades, although economists believe prices will remain under control in the near term. Following the release of the inflation data yesterday, the People's Bank of China pledged to continue with its prudent monetary policy, prevent ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    BOJ pledges to review inflation goal

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan's central bank loosens asset purchase programme again, chances of more easing 'high' BOJ pledges to review inflation goal The Bank of Japan expanded its asset-purchase programme for the third time in four months, and will reconsider its objectives for inflation as incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urges more action to end price declines. ...

  7. Business - Economy

    South Korea’s inflation slows to 1.6pc

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 10:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s inflation rate slowed to a three-month low in November, government data showed Monday, allowing more room for the central bank to cut rates ... to Statistics Korea. The November figure compared with a 2.1 per cent gain the month before and is the lowest since a 1.2 per cent increase in August. It was well below the Bank of Korea’s inflation ...

  8. Business - Economy

    India inflation slows to 10-month low

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 02:29pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New Delhi India’s inflation unexpectedly eased in November, a moderation that may not prevent the central bank from keeping interest rates on hold as it studies the effects ... Delhi today. The median of 34 estimates in a Bloomberg News survey was a 7.6 per cent gain. Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao may wait for more evidence that inflation ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Latest US easing prompts HKMA inflation warning

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito, Phoenix Kwong, Jeanny Yu and Yvonne Liu Norman Chan tells investors to be cautious amid the 'abnormal' economic environment Latest US easing prompts HKMA inflation warning The latest round of US monetary easing has put Hong Kong's de facto central bank on high alert over the outlook for inflation as the prospect of more speculative money finds its way ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Li Keqiang's inflation tightrope

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Incoming premier Li Keqiang must walk a fine line between bad debt and price rises after he takes over responsibility for monetary policy tightrope Inflation concerns have ... with inflation forecast to reach 3.4 per cent in the third quarter of next year, up from 1.9 per cent in September, according to economists in a survey. "Borrowing costs for companies and between ...




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