Monday, November 29, 2021

All posts tagged "inflation"

  • Venezuela Posts Economic Data Showing Inflation at 141.5%

    CARACAS, Venezuela – President Nicolas Maduro told Venezuela’s newly opposition-led Congress on Friday that “catastrophic” economic numbers justify his decree of emergency powers, and urged them to support the measures his socialist government will impose. Hours after...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Argentine Government says Fighting Inflation its Next Goal

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – After lifting currency restrictions and free-floating the peso in December, the focus of Argentina’s government will now be on fighting inflation, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said Thursday. “To control price expectations is the...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Russia Warns Cuts Needed to Avoid Repeat of ’98 Crash

    MOSCOW – Russia’s leaders are warning the government will need to make more cutbacks if the nation is to avoid a repeat of the 1998 financial crash, the country’s biggest post-Soviet economic trauma. The economy, which is...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Eurozone Inflation Holds Steady at Low Rate of 0.2 Percent

    LONDON – Lower energy costs kept a lid on inflation across the 19-country eurozone economy in December, official figures showed Tuesday, in a development that could buoy consumers but frustrate policymakers at the European Central Bank eager...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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