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22/04/2015 - Aussie Higher on CPI - Market Wrap Up

RBA Trimmed mean CPI came out slightly higher than expected at 2.3% compared to consensus of 2.2%. AUD/USD rose from 0.7716 to current og 0.7789. EUR/USD at 1.0736 and GBP/USD higher at 1.5050.

Market Wrap Up

WA State Minimum Wage vs. the Consumer Price Index (Inflation)

This recent talk of a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour had me thinking about how much the Washington State minimum wage has kept up with the national Consumer Price Index (CPI), also known as the inflation rate.  596 more words


Consumer prices down, spending up in Calgary

A sharp decline in natural gas costs helped pushed overall consumer prices down in the Calgary region last month, says Statistics Canada.

Its Consumer Price Index was down 0.1 per cent from a year earlier, both in Calgary and across Alberta. 491 more words


Lower gasoline prices hold back inflation for March

WATCH: There are some signs Canadians are feeling more confident about spending again. Retail spending is finally rising and economists say they’re cautiously optimistic 2015 will end on a high note. 448 more words


Inflation outlook

March consumer price index (CPI) is due for release on Friday. Producer prices, released Tuesday, ticked upwards after a sharp December/January fall on the back of plunging crude oil prices. 38 more words

US & Canada

GBPCAD: At a critical turning point

China has collapsed in trade surplus, raising fears for UK and the global economy. Yesterday, data showed that China’s outgoing trade tumbled 15% last month, the biggest drop for more than a year and imports were also down, falling nearly 13%. 176 more words


Thoughts regarding the Consumer Price Index Reports

Each month, the Conference Board, a research organization, surveys a number of U.S. households. The survey asks only five questions:

  1. Their opinion on current business conditions…
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