What will happen to the euro zone’s rising prices in 2023? Here’s an overview of the factors which might influence inflation’s acceleration or deceleration.
Galen Weston’s brand as a spokesperson might be friendly and affable, but his organization’s pricing strategies are anything but.
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe is unrepentant about the prospect of further interest-rate rises. In fact, he says there’s a risk the bank is not doing enough.
A slowdown in price rises, combined with the shift to less aggressive rate hikes, is good news for the minister’s budget initiatives on growth.
The Reserve Bank of Australia tips economic growth to slow, inflation to remain high, spending to stagnate, unemployment to increase and real wages to fall further.
In this podcast, Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn discuss the RBA rate rise, Lidia Thorpe's defection to the crossbench and the ongoing Voice debate
The Conversation’s 29-member panel expects very weak economic growth and recessions in much of the rest of the world, but there’s good news down the track for Australians’ buying power.
Chalmers has bought himself a doozy of a conversation, with his essay advocating we embrace “values-based capitalism”
The Fed lifted its benchmark interest rate just 0.25 percentage point following a series of much more aggressive rate hikes in 2022.
The US spent $213 billion paying interest on the national debt in the fourth quarter of 2022 as the Fed jacked up borrowing costs at an unprecedented pace.
The rising cost of living doesn’t hit all Americans equally. Yet the benchmark figure for charting the rising cost of living excludes people in rural areas.
The reputation of the Bank of Canada will be undermined if the public believes the bank’s method of controlling inflation is no longer the right move.
Many Starbucks customers are irked by recent changes to its popular rewards program. But they may not have as much to complain about as it seems.
Interest rates are almost certain to rise again in February, after the latest Consumer Price Index figures showing inflation hitting a record high of 7.8% in 2022.
The numbers are less concerning when viewed in the bigger picture.
Recent price rises are not due to higher wages but supply-side issues including the war in Ukraine, the COVID pandemic and Brexit.
A little more than 1 in 10 Americans can’t get enough to eat – around the same share of the country that was experiencing food insecurity before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prices are up to five times higher than the raw costs of production for many of the goods and services we all need.
For a country that aspires to reduce bureaucracy and liberalise its financial sector, currency redesign and cash withdrawal limits can only be counter-intuitive.
A drop in gas prices helped tame inflation in December 2022. But grocery prices and housing costs continued to rise.