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UK100: Makes a new year high

Yesterday European markets closed lower, with Greece in focus as Greek and German leaders meet amid tensions over Athens’ bailout program.

Today on the economic agenda we have the consumer price index (CPI) in February from the UK that is expected to fall from 1.4% to 1.3% and the producer price index (PPI) is also expected to fall from 0.5% to 0.4%. 143 more words


USDCHF: Pauses after strong gains

Last week the Swiss National Bank (SNB) kept the negative interest rate unchanged at -0.75% and Swiss trade balanced came out worse than expected. Also the US Federal Reserve meeting result in downgrading GDP and inflation forecasts for this year and next, and anticipated the FED will discuss a rate hike in June. 180 more words


USDCAD: Potential double top

On Wednesday following the Fed’s monetary policy meeting, as expected, Fed decided to keep the rate at its record low of 0.25% and removed the word “patient” from its language. 125 more words


Inflation rate rising at faster pace

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of February 2015 has shown that inflationary pressure was mounting, pushing the Headline Index to move up by 8.4 per cent year-on-year, as against 8.2 per cent in January. 266 more words


Craft beer, e-cigarettes, and melons are hot in the UK this year, according to statistics nerds

Kids these days, with their melons and headphones!

The UK’s statistics authority has announced the annual shuffle of its consumer price indexes, a wonky affair that nonetheless reflects the nation’s changing tastes. 223 more words

USDA Thrifty Food Program

By: Nikki Nies

The USDA Thrifty Food Program (TFP) may not be as well known as the Food Stamp program, but it is a critical aspect of the four part (Thrifty, Low-Cost, Moderate-Cost, and Liberal) USDA food plan that is the framework of the allocated Food Stamp benefits.  259 more words

Nikki Nies

CPI and IIP - Two areas of concern for the Indian economy

The data on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) have raised some concerns over the India growth story during this week. 409 more words

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