The Retail Prices Index (RPI) is responsible for rising rail fares and student loan repayments.
While many market observers blame growing concerns about inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be fears that the economy is about to slow.
While many market observers blame the growing threat of inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be concerns that the economy is about to slow.
Weak Australian inflation and housing credit data mean the Reserve Bank is unlikely to move on interest rates.
The narrative that Australia has "transitioned from the mining boom successfully" seems a lot like wishful thinking.
Business conditions aren't translating to confidence, despite growing profits and jobs.
The Bank of England faces a tricky trade-off of curbing inflation while maintaining financial stability.
Although Puerto Ricans are American citizens, what happens on the island tends to stay there, at least in terms of economic data.
The economic models we used in the past haven't adjusted for the realities of today, like diminished union power and underemployment.
South Africa's Public Protector, has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.
Inflation has been on the rise since the Brexit vote but, before long, deflation might be a greater concern.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is stuck, according to the economic evidence, it has to raise rates but it also should cut.
Summer spending across English Premier League football clubs has been jaw-dropping.
West African leaders have nursed the idea of a common currency for the sub-region since the turn of the century. But conditions for member countries to make this happen appear unattainable.
This week's strong growth in full-time employment shows a robust labour market. This only deepens the puzzle of why inflation is so low at the same time.
How is a country that was once South America's richest now on the verge of bankruptcy? A Venezuelan economist breaks down his country's descent into chaos.
It was going pretty well until 2017 began.
The South African Reserve Bank has come under spotlight due to the critical role it must play in enabling the country to navigate rough waters. Governor Lesetja Kganyago shares his views.
In the lead-up to the federal budget, the government has made a number of significant and sometimes surprising policy announcements.
After years of deflation and disinflation, the economy is "reflating". But it might not last.