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The Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation in the city of Sao Paulo, rose 0.30% in the second reading of May, according to data published by the Foundation for Economic Research (FIPR). 128 more words
What is inflation?
Inflation is one of the most important factors when deciding on interest rate changes and is watched closely by the central banks. Inflation is the speed of which goods and services are rising, it is closely watched because prices either rising too fast or too slow can be harmful in the long term. 326 more words
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation in the City of Sao Paulo, increased by 0.43% in the first reading of April, strengthening after the 0.31% recorded in the first month of April, according to data published by the Economic Research Institute Foundation (FIPE). 140 more words
(27 April 2017, The Age, p8, Mathew Dunckley, Patrick Commins)
‘Those balancing household budgets will not like the latest economic data. Inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday show the consumer price index, the key measure of inflation, rose 0.5 per cent in the March quarter – and driving that increase were essentials like petrol and housing.’ 6 more words