People like to blame the green transition for high energy prices, but this is only true up to a point.
Inflation rates are rising around the world due to pandemic-related pressures. What does it mean for the federal government in the months and years ahead? The throne speech didn’t offer many clues.
Food inflation figures in Nigeria give cause for concern. Accusing fingers are pointed at rising dollars, farmers and middlemen, but this expert says the can may have been placed on the wrong heads.
Biden ordered the release of 50 million barrels of crude oil to tamp down rising gas prices, the largest drawdown in the reserve’s history.
To understand the euro’s weakness, you have to look at the US as well as Europe.
Central bankers are coming under mounting pressure to get inflation under control.
After weeks of mulling, Biden decided to give Powell another term as Fed chair, which means he will have more influence over the trajectory of inflation than anyone else.
True wages growth, and true price growth, is probably less than the official figures suggest – meaning there’s no need for alarm about inflation in Australia.
Central banks have a responsibility in addressing the challenge of climate change. But how? Experts explore some ideas.
The 55 leading economists surveyed by the Economic Society see few signs of Australia aping the US, where inflation has surged to its highest level in 30 years.
Inflation soared 6.2% in October from a year earlier, the fastest pace since 1990.
Against all speculation, the bank decided to hold the base rate at all-time lows for another month.
Nigeria must remove fuel subsidies and channel the funds to critical sectors of its economy.
The Federal Reserve decided to slow its pace of bond-buying, potentially the beginning of the end of a program that’s been supporting the economy since March 2020.
Research finds a link between rising temperatures and inflation.
The Bank of England is weighing up the costs of a change.
Extreme weather is already having an influence on global food prices.
Inflation in the UK in August rose at the highest rate in a decade.
Central bankers are expected to discuss the racial income and wealth gaps during the virtual Jackson Hole retreat. But an economist argues that the Fed is not suited for addressing these issues.
Interest rates, inflation and huge debts will all be up for debate.