ARTICLES RELATING TO INFLATION

Jamaica's central bank is using reggae-inspired music videos to teach people about monetary policy

2019-01-19 07:43

Jamaica's central bank has released a series of videos on Twitter addressing inflation and monetary policy.

UK inflation poised to hit BoE target as fuel prices tumble

2019-01-16 14:00

UK inflation has fallen to its lowest rate in almost two years in December as the cost of filling up a vehicle plunged.

UK inflation rate falls to 20-month low as oil prices tumble

2018-12-19 13:03

UK inflation has eased to a 20-month low in November as a sharp fall in oil prices brought down the cost of filling up a vehicle.

PICS: See how much more you're paying for fuel, veggies, clothes - and even tea

2018-12-12 13:59

Statistics South Africa on Wednesday released consumer inflation data, which ticked up to 5.2%. Here's how much you're paying for goods and services compared to a year ago.

November inflation ticks slightly higher to 5.2%

2018-12-12 10:03

November inflation increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.2%.

IMF urges Reserve Bank to act against rising inflation

2018-11-20 14:12

The International Monetary Fund has urged the SA Reserve Bank to keep inflation at its mid-point target goal of 4.5% to preserve price stability and central bank credibility.

Canada inflation tumbles, easing concern about price pressures

2018-10-19 16:30

Canadian inflation has unexpectedly tumbled in September on a sharp reversal of price hikes in the travel industry.

UK inflation slows more than expected on food, transport

2018-10-17 11:07

UK inflation has slowed more than expected in September, dragged lower by the cost of food and transport fares.

This is how the petrol price nearly doubled the past ten years - including a 165% increase in tax

2018-10-01 18:08

South African petrol prices will increase to a record-breaking R17.08 inland this week - up from R9.41 in October 2008.

 

Zim inflation shoots up again - before massive fuel hike

2019-01-18 10:53

The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2018, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index, stood at 42.09%, according to Zimbabwe National Statistics.

Zim’s tax collector, bankers down tools as living costs skyrocket

2019-01-14 20:30

Workers across Zimbabwe have downed tools, saying they are incapacitated by skyrocketing costs following a 150% fuel price hike.

Zimbabweans stock up in SA to beat inflation at home

2018-12-19 08:00

Inflation in Zimbabwe is at nearly 21% a year according to the latest statistics from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency.

Petrol is nearly a quarter more expensive than last year – but package holidays and phones are getting cheaper

2018-12-12 13:02

New consumer price index (CPI) data from StatsSA shows that fuel costs are officially 23.1% higher than a year ago. The good news: phones are getting cheaper fast, and package holidays are also dropping in price.

Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October - Stats SA

2018-11-21 10:04

StatsSA has announced that annual consumer price inflation has come in at 5.1% for the month of October.

SA Reserve Bank sees higher rates to curb inflation

2018-10-30 14:08

The South African Reserve Bank sees higher interest rates in the next two years to help contain accelerating inflation.

Flirting with populism? Ask Venezuela how that went - SARB head Kganyago

2018-10-19 12:42

The head of the central bank has said that while populist economic policies routinely lead to financial disaster, populism is an effective political tool as it speaks to ordinary people about real problems.

US inflation trails estimates as used-car prices tumble

2018-10-11 16:31

A gauge of underlying US inflation has been below estimates in September as used-car costs fell and housing rents cooled.

SA Reserve Bank says don't underplay risk of inflation exceeding 6%

2018-10-03 07:50

The risk that inflation will overshoot the 6% upper limit of the Reserve Bank’s target should not be underestimated given the volatile global environment, Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele said.

What oil at $100 a barrel would mean for SA and the world economy

2018-09-30 10:34

Rising oil prices are prompting forecasts of a return to $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, creating both winners and losers in the world economy.

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