Consumer price index (CPI)

Global Economy

UK inflation slows to 2% goal for first time in three years

The Consumer Prices Index eased in May from 2.3% the month before, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday.

Singapore news

Briefs: Lawrence Wong sworn in as S’pore’s fourth PM; US core CPI cools; China considers buying unsold homes

Lawrence Wong swearing in as Singapore’s fourth Prime Minister on May 15.
US inflation tops forecasts in blow to Fed rate-cut hopes - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

US inflation tops forecasts in blow to Fed rate-cut hopes

The so-called core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy costs, increased 0.4% from December.

Singapore economy

Citi ups core inflation forecast for December; sees slightly higher risk of a slope steepening at January MPS

UOB sees a rising risk that the reversal of monetary policy tightening may be delayed to the MPS in July instead.

US Economy

US core CPI picks up in sign of bumpy path down for inflation

US underlying inflation picked up in November, reinforcing the Fed’s intent to keep interest rates elevated in the near term.

China Focus

China on brink of deflation again reveals still-fragile recovery

China’s economy still has a ways to go before it’s out of the woods.

US Economy

US consumer prices rise at brisk pace for second straight month

US consumer prices advanced at a brisk pace for a second month.
Singapore’s headline inflation eases further to 4.0% while core inflation moderates to 3.4% in August - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore’s headline inflation eases further to 4.0% while core inflation moderates to 3.4% in August (update)

Looking ahead, core inflation is expected to moderate further over the next few months, says MAS and MTI.

Global Economy

Briefs: US Fed raises interest rates; manufacturing output down while headline and core inflation figures ease in June

Quoteworthy: "And soon we shall bid adieu to the twitter brand and, gradually, all the birds." - Elon Musk
US inflation cools to 3% and core CPI rises less than forecast - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

US inflation cools to 3% and core CPI rises less than forecast

Excluding food and energy, the US's CPI rose 0.2% from the prior month.
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