Inflation http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23516/all en Discord rife over ECB's next rate move-Reuters poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/discord-rife-over-ecbs-next-rate-move-reuters-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Economists split on whether ECB will cut rates in 2013</p> <p>* In any case, rate cut unlikely on Thursday</p> <p>By Andy Bruce</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will<br /> keep interest rates unchanged this week, economists forecast in<br /> a Reuters poll, but they cannot agree on the chances of a cut in<br /> the next few months due to a murky economic outlook.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/discord-rife-over-ecbs-next-rate-move-reuters-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central bank Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Euro European Central Bank European Central Bank European System of Central Banks European Union Inflation Person Career President of the European Central Bank Quotation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731330 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, oil dip, but growth prospects limit falls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-shares-oil-dip-growth-prospects-limit-falls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* World stocks ease 0.15 pct as new year rally fades</p> <p>* Bank stocks outperform on milder liquidity rules</p> <p>* Dollar pulls back from 2-1/2-year high versus yen</p> <p>* Brent crude dips below $111 a barrel</p> <p>By Richard Hubbard</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - World stocks and oil prices eased<br /> on Monday ending a new year rally as some investors chose to<br /> book profits, but signs of a brightening global economic growth<br /> outlook limited the falls.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/global-markets-shares-oil-dip-growth-prospects-limit-falls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Central banks Company Location Deflation Economics Economy of the European Union Entertainment Euro Gold as an investment Inflation Investment Labor Late-2000s recession in Europe Law Macroeconomics oil Person Career Person Location Quantitative easing Quotation STOXX Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731344 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bank of Thailand holds rates, cites better growth outlook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-bank-thailand-holds-rates-cites-better-growth-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, comments)</p> <p>* C.bank keeps policy rate at 2.75 pct, as expected</p> <p>* Says rate still supportive, inflation stable</p> <p>* Says global economy looks to be improving gradually</p> <p>* Says monitoring credit growth, household debt</p> <p>* Most economists expect rates to stay on hold for now</p> <p>By Orathai Sriring and Kitiphong Thaichareon</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-bank-thailand-holds-rates-cites-better-growth-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Entertainment Inflation Monetary policy Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:15:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732013 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Ethiopia Dec inflation falls yr/yr, at lowest for 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-ethiopia-dec-inflation-falls-yryr-at-lowest-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Year-on-year inflation in December at lowest for 2012</p> <p>* African country plagued by high inflation in past four years</p> <p>By Aaron Maasho</p> <p>ADDIS ABABA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Ethiopian inflation dropped in December to 12.9 percent year-on-year, its lowest rate of 2012, official data showed on Wednesday.</p> <p>The government had targeted single-digit inflation in 2012, something it now hopes to achieve this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-ethiopia-dec-inflation-falls-yryr-at-lowest-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disinflation Economics Inflation Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732095 at http://www.globalpost.com Bank of England to start 2013 on sidelines as economy scrapes by http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/bank-england-start-2013-sidelines-economy-scrapes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* BoE expected to keep QE at 375 bln stg, rates at 0.5 pct</p> <p>* Economic data too mixed to outweigh inflation worries</p> <p>* Decision due at 1200 GMT</p> <p>By Olesya Dmitracova</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The Bank of England is likely to withhold fresh monetary stimulus at the start of the new year, with economic news still not bleak enough to trump worries about stubborn inflation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/bank-england-start-2013-sidelines-economy-scrapes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bank of England Economics Entertainment Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:30:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732435 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-BoE keeps policy on hold to await clearer signs on economy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-boe-keeps-policy-hold-await-clearer-signs-economy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* BoE keeps QE at 375 bln stg, interest rates at 0.5 pct</p> <p>* Policymakers wait for clearer signs on economy, lending scheme</p> <p>* High inflation remains a worry for BoE</p> <p>By Olesya Dmitracova and David Milliken</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The Bank of England left its monetary policy settings unchanged on Thursday while it awaits clearer signals on the state of Britain's economy and more news on the progress of a key scheme to boost lending.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-boe-keeps-policy-hold-await-clearer-signs-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bank of England Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732604 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, Brent retreat after China CPI; yen slides http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/global-markets-asian-shares-brent-retreat-after-china-cpi-yen-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* MSCI Asia ex-Japan slips from near highest since Aug 2011</p> <p>* Dollar/yen hits 2-1/2-year peak as Abe ups pressure on BOJ</p> <p>* China Dec CPI accelerates, triggering broad market profit-taking</p> <p>* European shares seen inching higher</p> <p>By Chikako Mogi</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/global-markets-asian-shares-brent-retreat-after-china-cpi-yen-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economics Economy of the European Union Entertainment Inflation Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732933 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares have worst day in 4 months, snap 5-week winning streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/china-shares-have-worst-day-4-months-snap-5-week-winning-streak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 11 (Reuters) - China shares posted their worst daily loss in nearly four months on Friday, snapping a five-week winning streak after higher-than-expected December inflation crimped expectations for further monetary easing.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-shares closed down 1.9 percent on the day and 1.6 percent on the week at 2,483.2 Points. The Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.8 percent on Friday and 1.5 percent this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/china-shares-have-worst-day-4-months-snap-5-week-winning-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Inflation Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733008 at http://www.globalpost.com UK stocks edge further above 6,100 resistance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uk-stocks-edge-further-above-6100-resistance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index edged further above the 6,100 resistance level in early trade on Friday, supported by overnight gains on Wall Street on heightened optimism over global growth prospects.</p> <p>At 0814 GMT, the FTSE 100 index was up 6.44 points, or 0.1 percent at 6,107.95, having closed above the 6,100 level for the first time since May 22 2008 on Thursday after a 0.1 percent gain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uk-stocks-edge-further-above-6100-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Inflation Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733023 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan PM says BOJ must set 2 pct medium-term inflation goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/japan-pm-says-boj-must-set-2-pct-medium-term-inflation-goal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the Bank of Japan (BOJ) must set a 2 percent inflation target and make it a medium-term, not long-term, goal to show markets it was determined to pursue bold monetary easing to end nearly two decades of deflation.</p> <p>The government is negotiating with the BOJ to issue a joint statement this month to make the central bank accountable for achieving 2 percent inflation, double its current price goal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/japan-pm-says-boj-must-set-2-pct-medium-term-inflation-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bank of Japan Business Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Politics Shinzo Abe Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:00:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733702 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro gains as rate cut prospects fade, shares steady http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-euro-gains-rate-cut-prospects-fade-shares-steady <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Improving global growth outlook supports world shares</p> <p>* U.S. stocks mixed as earnings season picks up pace</p> <p>* Yen weak as Japan's Abe piles pressure on BOJ to ease</p> <p>By Richard Hubbard</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high against the dollar on Monday as fading prospects of an interest rate cut in Europe bolstered demand, while world shares consolidated recent gains prompted by an improving global growth outlook.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-euro-gains-rate-cut-prospects-fade-shares-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:15:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734046 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro gains as rate cut prospects fade, shares dip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-euro-gains-rate-cut-prospects-fade-shares-dip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* World equity markets dip but remain near recent highs</p> <p>* U.S. investors look to corporate results for direction</p> <p>* Yen weak as Japan's Abe piles pressure on BOJ to ease</p> <p>By Ryan Vlastelica</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high against the dollar on Monday as fading prospects of an interest rate cut in Europe bolstered demand, while world share markets ticked lower following recent gains.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-euro-gains-rate-cut-prospects-fade-shares-dip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734203 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares fall but stay near recent highs, euro gains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-fall-stay-near-recent-highs-euro-gains <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* World equity markets dip but remain near recent highs</p> <p>* U.S. investors look to company results, Apple discourages</p> <p>* Yen weak as Japan's Abe piles pressure on BOJ to ease</p> <p>By Ryan Vlastelica</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high against the dollar on Monday on fading prospects of an interest rate cut in Europe, while world equity markets ticked lower following gains that took them to more than one-year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-fall-stay-near-recent-highs-euro-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:31:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734276 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares dip from recent highs, euro gains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-dip-recent-highs-euro-gains <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* World equity markets dip but remain near recent highs</p> <p>* U.S. investors look to company results, Apple discourages</p> <p>* Yen weak as Japan's Abe piles pressure on BOJ to ease</p> <p>By Ryan Vlastelica</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high against the dollar on Monday on fading prospects of an interest rate cut in Europe, while world equity markets ticked lower following gains that took them to more than one-year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-dip-recent-highs-euro-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734352 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares dip from recent highs, euro gains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-dip-recent-highs-euro-gains-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* World equity markets dip but remain near recent highs</p> <p>* U.S. investors look to company results, Apple discourages</p> <p>* Yen weak as Japan's Abe piles pressure on BOJ to ease</p> <p>By Ryan Vlastelica</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high against the dollar on Monday on fading prospects of an interest rate cut in Europe, while world equity markets ticked lower following gains that took them to more than one-year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/global-markets-shares-dip-recent-highs-euro-gains-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Inflation Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:45:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734401 at http://www.globalpost.com