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China’s inflation rate rebounds


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index, a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s inflation accelerates (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index goes down


August 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s Consumer Price Index eases


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, grew to 1.8 percent year on year in July, the slowest pace since February 2010, the ... Read more...

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Study explores parents ‘negative touch’


August 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Parents use 'strong arm' methods to control their children in public, much more than what they say in surveys or demonstrate in lab experiments, according to ... Read more...

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China’s inflation to ease


July 29th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China's inflation rate is likely to fall below 2 percent in July, a media report said Sunday.The consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases


July 9th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.2 percent year-on-year in June, the slowest pace since January 2010, the National Bureau of ... Read more...

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China’s consumer price index growth eases


June 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, slowed to 3.0 percent year-on-year in May, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday.It marked ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index down


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 1.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China's inflation eased slightly in April as warm weather led to a drop in food prices, building up confidence that the government's annual targets set for ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index falls


May 11th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 0.7 percent in April from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s inflation rebounds (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China's inflation rebounded slightly in March after logging an extremely low growth in February, backing lingering uncertainty regarding the country's ability to contain price rises.China's consumer ... Read more...

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China’s consumer price index expands


April 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, expanded 3.6 percent year-on-year in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.The growth rebounds ... Read more...

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I did women-centric films 10 years back: Karisma


April 5th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) While many are hailing Vidya Balan for ushering in the trend of women-centric films, actress Karisma Kapoor reminds everyone that she has already been there ... Read more...

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Britain’s jobless rate to hit 9 percent


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Britain's unemployment rate will edge up to 9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 8.4 percent in the end of last year, the British ... Read more...

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Inflation jumps in Italy


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) The Italian inflation jumped as the rising cost of fuel and housing in January were the main factors that pushed up prices for consumers in the ... Read more...

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China money supply to increase 14 percent


February 18th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's central bank has set a target of 14 percent growth rate for its money supply in 2012.M2, an important gauge of money supply, mainly includes ... Read more...

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Bonnie and Clyde guns’ auctioned for $210,000


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two guns believed to be originally owned by gangsters Bonnie and Clyde have been purchased for more than $200,000. The guns were seized by the police ... Read more...

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Swedish inflation eases in December 2011


January 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 13 (IANS) Inflation eased in Sweden to 2.3 percent in December 2011 from 2.8 percent in the previous month, the Swedish Central Statistics Bureau (SCB) said Thursday.In a ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index rises in December


January 12th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, rose 1.7 percent in December year-on-year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ... Read more...

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No rift in Indian dressing room: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid Wednesday rubbished Australian media reports of a rift in the dressing room and defended the decision of some of the players ... Read more...

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New US jobless claims rise


December 30th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing initial applications for unemployment benefits rose last week by 15,000 to 381,000, the US Labor Department said Thursday.But the rolling ... Read more...

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US jobless claims continue to fall


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing initial applications for unemployment benefits dropped by 4,000 last week to 364,000, the lowest level since April 2008, the US labor ... Read more...

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US housing market surges sharply in November


December 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A sharp surge in the US housing market in November brought some relief to the country's turbulent economy.The Department of Commerce said Tuesday that ground has ... Read more...

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US unemployment claims at 3 1/2-year low


December 16th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing initial applications for unemployment benefits dropped by 19,000 last week to 366,000, the fewest since May 2008, the US Labor Department ... Read more...

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UK has the second highest standard of living


December 14th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luxembourg has the highest standard of living in the euro-zone. In a report issued by Europe’s statistical organization Eurostat, the United Kingdom is ranked second with living ... Read more...

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New jobless claims in US at lowest level in nine months


December 9th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing initial applications for unemployment benefits fell by 23,000 last week to 381,000, the US Labor Department said Thursday.The rolling four-week average ... Read more...

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China’s November inflation may fall below 5 percent


December 6th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's inflation rate may fall below five percent in November, thanks to the lower food prices that led to the downward trend after a 37-month high ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial power sales go up


November 21st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 21 (IANS) South Korea's industrial electricity sales jumped 9.1 percent last month from a year earlier due to surging demand from energy-intensive sectors, a government report showed Monday.Sales ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer price growth slows in October


November 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 3.9 percent in October, falling below 4 percent for the first time this year, a government report showed Tuesday.Consumer ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases to 6.1 percent in September


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, eased slightly to 6.1 percent year-on-year in September from 6.2 percent in August, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence edges upward


September 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Consumers' sentiment about the US economy and their personal financial situations rose slightly in the first half of this month after touching a three-year low ... Read more...

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China’s fiscal revenue up 31.2 percent


July 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China's fiscal revenue rose 31.2 percent year-on-year to 5.69 trillion yuan ($875.5 billion) in the first half of this year, the ministry of finance said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu asks mixer makers to state concerns in tender


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has asked manufacturers of grinders, mixers and laptops to state their concerns regarding its tender to source these products for free distribution ... Read more...

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Personal incomes, spending rise in the US


March 29th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Personal incomes in the US rose 0.3 percent last month and spending climbed 0.7 percent, authorities said.Consumer spending represents nearly 70 percent of US gross domestic ... Read more...

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