dollar and inflation

Dollar Volatility and Inflation

November 22, 2021

The acceleration of inflation in 2021 has been broadly experienced across the world and remarkable in its suddenness. Year-on-year inflation rates last December were both low and more tightly bunched than now. In the cases of Japan, Switzerland and the euro area, inflation was lower than zero back then at -1.2%, -0.8% and -0.3%, respectively. […] More

Dollar and Relative Inflation

February 15, 2018

One theory of long-term exchange rate determination known as Purchasing Power Parity stipulates that currency movements have a tendency eventually to offset variations in relative inflation rates, such that the amount of currency A needed to purchase a bundle of trade-exposed goods in country A when converted into currency B will be just enough to […] More