CPI

Difficult Session in Asia but European Markets Are Higher

September 10, 2018

Share prices fell 1.4% in Hong Kong, 1.2% in China and India, 1.1% in Taiwan, 0.7% in New Zealand, and 0.4% in Indonesia and Singapore. The Japanese Nikkei rose only 0.3% despite a significant upward revision of second-quarter GDP growth in that economy. Equities in Europe, by contrast, have advanced in today’s session so far […] More

Mixed News at Month End

October 31, 2017

The dollar traded up by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen, euro and loonie. The dollar is unchanged against sterling and 0.3% and 0.2% softer against the peso and yuan. In stock market action, share prices rose 0.9% in South Korea and 0.5% […] More

U.S. and Canadian Consumer Price Inflation

January 20, 2010

Seasonally adjusted consumer prices dipped 0.1% in December but firmed 0.4% in the United States.  The December-over-December CPI increases were respectively 1.8% in the U.S. and 1.3% in Canada.  Canada enjoyed an even greater advantage in comparisons of whole 2009 inflation, where the readings were merely 0.1% in Canada but 2.7% on average in the […] More

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