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US consumer prices rose in July, and the underlying trend continued to strengthen - pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures that keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise...

SOME of the world's biggest central banks are taking baby steps on the path away from easy money despite uncertain inflation outlooks that suggest they need to tread more carefully...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's near-term inflation expectations increased in the third quarter, but remained below the central bank's target midpoint for the next year, a survey showed on...

A SURGE in key agricultural commodity prices could cause an unexpected spike in US, European and Asian inflation. The key question would be the extent of the impact on both overall producer and...

[TOKYO] Japan's annual core consumer inflation quickened slightly in June, offering some relief for central bank policymakers struggling to find out why a prolonged economic recovery has failed...

MALAYSIA'S annual inflation rate slowed to its lowest in more than three years in June, after the government abolished a goods and services tax (GST), but economists said this was unlikely to...

MALAYSIA'S annual inflation rate slowed to its lowest in more than three years in June, after the government abolished a goods and services tax (GST), but economists said this was unlikely to...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's consumer price index rose at its slowest pace in more than three years in June, following the withdrawal of a goods and services tax (GST), government data showed on...

US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, discounting the risk that a trade war may throw a global recovery off-track, said the economy is on the cusp of "several years" where the job...

BRITISH consumers picked up the pace of their spending in June for the second month running, the first back-to-back increases in over a year, a survey showed on Monday, another sign that the economy...