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Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... 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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Retail inflation eases to 9.86 percent in July


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's retail inflation declined marginally to 9.86 percent in July as compared to 9.93 percent in the previous month helped by easing in prices of ... Read more...

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China’s PPI drop highlights economy’s plight (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 2:06 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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‘Afghanistan’s future lies in strengthening democracy, checking corruption’


August 9th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The future of Afghanistan depends upon how it strengthens its fledgling democratic institutions and arrests corruption, says Sujeet Sarkar, the author of a ... 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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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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Japan’s core consumer prices slip a bit


July 27th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Japan's core consumer prices slipped 0.2 percent year-on-year in June, marking the second straight month of fall, the government said Friday.The key consumer price index (CPI) ... Read more...

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Canada’s Consumer Price Index rises


July 21st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 21 (IANS) Canada's Consumer's Prices Index (CPI) rose 1.5 percent in the 12 months to June, following a 1.2 percent gain in May, the country's national statistical agency ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases to 29-month low (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, has eased to a 29-month low driven by falling food prices, leaving the government ample room ... 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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Retail inflation surges to 10.36 percent in April


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's inflation based on retail prices surged 10.36 percent in April as compared to 9.38 percent in the previous month due to a sharp increase ... Read more...

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US consumer prices flat


May 16th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US consumer prices were flat in April, largely because of a decline in gas prices, the Labor Department reported.The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which tracks inflation ... 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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Britain’s consumer spending slows in March


April 24th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) British consumer spending power continued to slow in March, dropping by 1.1 percent compared to a year earlier reaching the lowest level since February 2011, Lloyds ... Read more...

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Consumer price inflation rises to 9.47 percent


April 18th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Inflation based on consumer prices rose to 9.47 percent in March as compared to 8.83 percent in the previous month, led by sharp increase in ... Read more...

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China farm produce prices fall


April 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The prices of China's farm produce fell for a third straight week on increased supplies, the commerce ministry said Tuesday.The wholesale price of 18 types of ... 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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Canada’s inflation rate rises


March 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 24 (IANS) Pushed by the increase of energy and food prices, Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.6 percent in February from 2.5 percent in the previous month, Statistics ... Read more...

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US consumer prices rise


March 17th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS/EFE) The US Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent last month, the largest increase in 10 months, the Labour Department said Friday.February's spike in the ... Read more...

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Britain’s house prices fall


March 6th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Britain's house prices declined by 0.5 percent in February compared to the previous month, said Halifax, the country's biggest mortgage lenders.Houses prices fell by 1.1 percent ... 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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China projects 4 percent consumer price rise


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China has projected a four percent growth in consumer prices this year.In doing so, "we have taken into account imported inflation, rising costs of factors of ... Read more...

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US consumer prices go up


February 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Consumer prices in the US ticked up 0.2 percent in January, reported the Labor Department Friday.The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which tracks inflation at the retail ... Read more...

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Australian Q4 consumer price index unchanged


January 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Australia's consumer price index (CPI) was unchanged in the December quarter 2011, compared with a rise of 0.6 percent in the September quarter, the Australian Bureau ... Read more...

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New Zealand consumer prices fall


January 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 19 (IANS) A sharp drop in the price of vegetables caused a dip in prices for New Zealand consumers in the last quarter, according to figures from the ... Read more...

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China’s retail sales up in December


January 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) China's retail sales rose by 18.1 percent year-on-year in December 2011, up from 17.3 percent growth in November, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Tuesday.Retail ... 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 GDP to grow by 8.8 percent in 2012


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 3 (IANS) China's GDP will grow by about 8.8 percent in 2012, further moderating from 9.1 percent in the third quarter of 2011, the central bank said.The bank ... Read more...

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Indonesian MPs seek lessons from India’s anti-graft movement


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's anti-corruption movement and its evolving institutions to combat graft have attracted the attention of Indonesian MPs here on a visit.A four-member delegation from ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth to slow to 8.6 percent


December 18th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) China's GDP growth may slow to 8.6 percent in the last quarter of this year and further decelerate to 7.7 percent in the first quarter of ... Read more...

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China makes economic plans for 2012


December 12th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) High-ranking Chinese officials gathered here Monday for the annual Central Economic Work Conference, which will analyze international and domestic economic situations and map out plans for ... Read more...

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China’s consumer price index growth eases in November


December 9th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 4.2 percent year-on-year in November, further weakening from 5.5 percent in October due to falling ... Read more...

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