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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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Australian inflation index falls slightly in November

December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices fell slightly in November, mainly due to a decrease in the cost of fruit and vegetables, automotive fuel and holiday travel and accommodation, ... Read more...

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Inflation, industrial output data flawed: RBI governor

July 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The data on industrial output and inflation is flawed as it does not reflect the correct picture and could "potentially mislead policy calculations", Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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China’s consumer inflation index hits 32-month-high of 5.4 percent

April 16th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 16 (ANI): China's Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to a 32-month- high of 5.4 percent in March from the same month last year, said the country's statistics agency.According to the ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea to hike Bhopal gas victims’ relief

February 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it would hear a petition of the central government seeking enhancement of compensation for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy ... Read more...

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Public cold to MP salary hike proposal

August 18th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The proposal for a 300 percent salary hike for MPs is unsurprisingly unpopular among the public, who have seen their personal budgets shrinking as the inflation index ... Read more...

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Healthy foods can burn a hole in your pocket

April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 13 (ANI): While most nutritionists and chefs say that healthy food is affordable, a study has found that it is not so, as the prices of fruit and vegetables are ... Read more...

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Food inflation due to government policy delays (Comment)

January 24th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran Even as food prices continue to rise inexorably at over 16 percent, the government has finally taken steps to curb the spiralling price inflation that has been hurting all ... Read more...

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Chinese economists see early recovery from global economic crisis

February 6th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.6 (ANI): The China Economic Monitoring and Analysis Center, a survey organization of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said in a report that 92 percent of the economists ... Read more...

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US consumer prices fall by record one percent

November 19th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (DPA) In a continuing signal of economic decline, US consumer prices fell one percent month-on-month in October, the largest one-month decrease since inflation figures started being published in 1947, ... Read more...

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