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2009-04-16 10:31:26

Consumer prices in the eurozone rose marginally in March, slower than in February, the European Commission's statistics office said Thursday. Eurostat said the annual inflation rate fell 1.2 percent from February to 0.6 percent on an annual basis. A year ago the annual inflation rate was 3.6 percent. In March, Ireland, Portugal and Luxembourg recorded the lowest inflation among member states in the euro area with annual rates of minus 0.7 percent, minus 0.6 percent and minus 0.3 percent,...

2009-04-06 08:00:00

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2009-03-24 11:12:52

February retail and consumer prices in Britain indicate that deflation held off for another month, government figures showed. The Retail Price Index in February came in a flat zero percent, falling from January's 0.1 percent, but the Consumer Price Index rose from 3 percent in January to 3.2 percent, the Office for National Statistics reported Tuesday. Core consumer prices, excluding energy and food costs, rose from 1.3 percent to 1.6 percent in the month, an indication that falling currency...

2009-03-18 10:14:27

The Consumer Price Index rose by 0.4 percent in February, rising for the second consecutive month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday. The index was bolstered by a 3.3 percent rise in energy prices in the month, including an 8.3 percent rise in gasoline prices, the report said. A month ago, the CPI rose 0.3 percent with a 1.7 percent jump in energy costs. In February, two-thirds of the price increase was related to energy costs, the Department said. Similar to the Producers Price...

2009-03-12 07:35:00

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2009-03-09 07:00:00

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2009-03-04 12:05:00

The consumer price index in Britain has fallen since September but the price of food has gone the other way, a recent survey said. The CPI fell from a peak of 5.2 percent in September to 3 percent in February and is expected to drop to near 0 percent in the near term, The Times of London reported Wednesday. Food price inflation, however, has accelerated from January, when the annual rate stood at 7.5 percent, The Times said. The annual rate of inflation for food items reached 9 percent in...

2009-02-20 07:12:12

Canada's consumer price index rose 1.1 percent in the 12 months to January, kept partially in check by lower gasoline prices, Statistics Canada said Friday. The gain follows a 1.2 percent increase in December and the federal agency said the rate of change has been slowing since September. Gasoline prices in January 2009 were 23.5 percent below the level in the same month in 2008, StatsCan said, adding overall energy prices fell 10.9 percent in January. Food prices, particularly bakery, cereal...

2009-02-17 16:07:58

Annual retail inflation in Britain fell to its lowest rate in 49 years in January, staying just above zero, the National Statistics Office said. The Retail Price Index fell to an annual rate of 0.1 percent during the month, down from December's 0.9 percent, The Times of London reported Tuesday. The retail inflation rate was 0.5 percent in March 1960, The Times said. Much of the month's price decline came from falling oil prices and mortgage interest rates declining in the wake of the Bank of...

2009-02-10 07:14:25

Inflation in China slowed slightly in January as consumer demand is falling, an economic analyst said. The consumer price index rose 1.2 percent in December from a year ago but only 1 percent in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday. Economist Li Huiyong at brokerage firm Shenyin-Wanguo said falling demand and tighter money supplies had slowed inflation, Xinhua reported. Inflation peaked at 8.7 percent in February last year. January's rise was the slowest increase since July...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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