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    1. July 23, 2015

      Japan CPI basket turns to the elderly and pets

      Lemons, thermometers, marker pens and car wax are to vanish from Japan’s consumer price index as fewer babies are born,...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 17, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Samsung wants shareholders to have cake and vote, too. - “What market monetarists want you to...

    1. Gavyn Davies

      June 15, 2015

      The greatest unknown — the impact of technology on the economy

      Economists have always recognised that the long-run growth of productivity is, in the end, almost the only thing that...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      May 25, 2015

      Technology, inflation and the Federal Reserve

      Ever since the crash in 2008, the central banks in the advanced economies have had but one obsession — how to set...

    3. May 10, 2015

      British engineers seek market share in printable electronics

      Harry Potter-style electronic newspapers that flash up with breaking news stories may no longer be constrained to the...

    4. FT Alphaville

      May 1, 2015

      Sweden's inflation record is less interesting than you think

      Inflation indices that include interest payments are dangerous things, especially in countries where most debts have...

    5. beyondbrics

      April 23, 2015

      China's state enterprise reform: bigger, yes, but better?

      As the Chinese economy posts its slowest growth in six years, major reforms to China’s state-owned enterprises are now...

    6. FT Alphaville

      March 24, 2015

      Markets Live: Tuesday, 24th March, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:03 on 24 Mar 2015. Participants in this session were: PMMorning Block...

    7. March 17, 2015

      BoJ inflation promise comes unstuck

      Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan governor, said he could not rule out a spell of deflation later this year, as a plunge...

    8. FT Data

      March 4, 2015

      What has really happened to living standards?

      Choices matter when measuring living standards. When looking at Britain’s living standards since before the recession,...

    9. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2015

      China seen easing monetary policy to avoid deflationary cliff

      China faces a monetary policy “wall of worry” as its economy slips towards a deflationary spiral driven by structural...

    10. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2015

      Russia's rate cut to do more harm than good, analysts say

      Russia’s surprise cut in its key interest rate to 15 per cent from 17 per cent on Friday was primarily a product of...

    11. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      Guest post: Russia's inflation dilemma

      By Vladimir Tikhomirov, BCS Financial Group Russia’s central bank faces a dilemma at its monetary policy meeting on...

    12. November 18, 2014

      Core inflation will be key sentiment test

      Traders will have to wait until later in Wednesday’s global session for what is likely to be the main market catalyst....

    13. October 15, 2014

      China consumer inflation near 5-year low

      Chinese consumer prices rose at their slowest pace in almost five years in September, the latest sign of flagging...

    14. beyondbrics

      October 3, 2014

      Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at internet

      Perhaps only President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey would exclaim “I am increasingly against the internet every day”...

    15. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      India's mixed data suggests economic recovery not yet secure

      Investors have been awaiting an upturn in India’s economy since Narendra Modi, prime minister, took power in May. But a...

    16. August 25, 2014

      UK catapult centre works on vision of windowless aircraft

      Imagine being on a flight where, in place of windows, screens lining the cabin project images of the sky outside. New...

    17. beyondbrics

      August 5, 2014

      India holds rates steady, seeks to boost bank lending

      India’s central bank left interest rates unchanged for a third straight meeting and tweaked a banking regulation to...

    18. FT Alphaville

      August 1, 2014

      All those US indicators: what did we learn this week?

      This morning’s Employment Situation report coincided with the release of the latest Personal Income & Outlays report,...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 22, 2014

      Hungary's interest rate cuts: that's it, for now

      The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) surprised the markets on Tuesday by lopping 20 basis points off its policy interest...

    20. beyondbrics

      July 9, 2014

      Guest post: should China cut interest rates?

      By Guonan Ma, Bruegel Against a backdrop of weakening domestic demand, and in the slipstream of a major debate about...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 22, 2014

      South Africa keeps interest rates on hold

      There were no shocks or surprises from Pretoria today. Rather, South Africa’s Monetary Policy Committee agreed with the...

    22. May 11, 2014

      Data likely to support picture of strengthening US economy

      Most excitement will come this week with Thursday’s releases of the latest measure of inflation for the US as well as...

    23. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2014

      China: the anatomy of a slowdown

      China’s factories suffered a fourth consecutive month of contracting activity in April, according to a private survey...

    24. beyondbrics

      April 25, 2014

      El Nino threatens to boost India inflation

      While exploring Dharavi, one of Mumbai’s largest slums, earlier this week we found there was one complaint that most...

    25. April 25, 2014

      Tokyo consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 22 years

      Consumer prices in Tokyo rose at the fastest pace in 22 years in April as the most indebted government in the world...

    26. Money Supply

      April 25, 2014

      Japan and the mistaken quest for QQE2

      Next week’s policy meeting at the Bank of Japan is expected to be much like the 14 others since the dawn of...

    27. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2014

      Roar of the permabear

      Albert Edwards, the SocGen strategist who first began advocating a big holding of long government bonds seventeen years...

    28. Money Supply

      April 16, 2014

      Are Britons finally getting richer again?

      The UK’s labour market figures have sparked a lot of excitement – and a certain amount of confusion – on the hot topic...

    29. Off Message

      March 25, 2014

      Why claims about real wages are inflated

      On Tuesday, official data showed that UK inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, rose by 1.7 per cent in...

    30. Andrew Smithers

      March 25, 2014

      When should UK interest rates rise?

      “When will the Bank of England raise interest rates?” is the usual question. “When should it?” is the important one....

    31. beyondbrics

      March 2, 2014

      The week ahead, Mar 3-9

      The week ahead in emerging markets: Ashton in Kiev; China’s NPC kicks off; Pistorius on trial; it’s Carnival! Monday,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      February 26, 2014

      Raghuram 'Volcker' Rajan... good luck with that

      “If you do a Volcker, you kill the supply side, and then you are in a bad situation,” Mr Rajan said during an interview...

    33. FT Alphaville

      February 7, 2014

      A lesson from Japan's falling real wages

      Here’s an observation from Capital Economics in response to this week’s news about Japanese wages that hasn’t been much...

    34. February 6, 2014

      Global investors drop Japanese stocks

      Global investors ditched Japanese stocks at the fastest pace in four years last week, amid jitters over emerging...

    35. January 31, 2014

      The incredible shrinking pay packet

      There are some “positive signs”, Britain’s prime minister said last week, that people’s take-home pay is rising faster...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2014

      The week ahead: Jan 20-25

      It’s a week of high-level meetings, with Davos, the African Union and LatAm summits all taking place; FMCG-giants...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 14, 2014

      India inflation: vegetables off the boil

      India rejoice! Vegetable prices are easing up. That’s helping bring inflation down to single digits. It’s good news for...

    38. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2014

      Argentina: price freezes herald start of political battle

      The bibs are back: printed with the slogan “we monitor the prices” and worn by young pro-government activists, the foot...

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