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Rate of US economy clinching 3 percent, BTC up again

New Zealand rate remains at 5.5%, Asia markets mixed Rate of US economy set for 3%+ growth in Q1 2024. Global markets dip, NZ adopts dovish stance, Asian markets mixed, Crypto still going up United States...

China Consumer Price Index Trajectory in a Slight Drop

Consumer Inflation in NZ Down, Falling FED Treasury Yields In October, China's Consumer Price Index (CPI) experienced a year-on-year decline of 0.2%, indicating a mild deflationary trend. Meanwhile, New Zealand's Official Cash Rate (OCR) is...

Slight edge down in retail sales, weekly claims lower as well

the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 230,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 239,000 to 240,000. The 4-week moving average was 236,750, an increase of 2,250 from the previous week's revise

NZ consumers expect inflation tapering, UK is showing more growth

On average, survey respondents expected the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to be at 5.53% by the end of the September 2023 quarter

The BoE voted to increase Bank Rate. Labour force participation the highest recorded

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in the June 2023 quarter, compared with 3.4 percent last quarter, according to figures released by Stats NZ.

Global inflation appears ready to ease, governments still on alert

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.2 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, after increasing 0.1 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Over the...

Big economies near reaching labor capacity

At its meeting today, the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to leave the cash rate target unchanged at 3.60 per cent and the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances unchanged at...

Rising CPI still a problem for economies around the world

According to Statistics Canada the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 5.9% year over year in January, following a 6.3% increase in December. Prices for cellular services and passenger vehicles contributed to the deceleration in...

Economies unable to put halt inflation as labor markets are very stretched

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) from 3.5% to 4.25%. Demand in the New Zealand economy has been resilient to global and...

Inflation is still a main worry for large economies

Per the released ECB Monetary policy decisions the monthly net purchases under the APP will amount to €40 billion in April, €30 billion in May and €20 billion in...