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Euro 2016 kicks up UK inflation to 0.5% in June

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

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Japan consumer prices fall again in April

Japanese consumer prices fell for the second month running in April dealing a further blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's anti-deflation efforts.

Japanese consumer prices fell for the second month running in April dealing a further blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's anti-deflation efforts.

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UK April inflation slips

Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.

Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.

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Euro zone business records a bounce

A new survey indicates Euro zone business growth edged up last month from February’s 13-month low as demand weakened, particularly for services

A new survey indicates Euro zone business growth edged up last month from February’s 13-month low as demand weakened, particularly for services

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Eurozone inflation remains negative in March

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

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S&P downgrades eurozone economic growth and inflation forecasts

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

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ECB government bond purchase warning

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.

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Kazakhstan diversifies economy to survive oil and gas slump

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

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Latest eurozone price weakening fuels deflation fears

Prices in the eurozone slipped in February. Headline inflation fell to -0.2 percent low oil prices, a further worry for the European Central Bank on deflation.

Prices in the eurozone slipped in February. Headline inflation fell to -0.2 percent low oil prices, a further worry for the European Central Bank on deflation.

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January eurozone inflation weaker than first thought, cheaper oil the main drag

The spectre of deflation hangs over the eurozone as the European Union's statistics office revised downward its initial inflation estimate for January with the slumping cost of crude oil a big element

The spectre of deflation hangs over the eurozone as the European Union's statistics office revised downward its initial inflation estimate for January with the slumping cost of crude oil a big element

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ECB's Draghi: We have to aggressively fight ultra-low inflation

Acting too late to counter ultra-low inflation presents greater risks than acting too early, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said, suggesting more stimulus is coming soon.

Acting too late to counter ultra-low inflation presents greater risks than acting too early, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said, suggesting more stimulus is coming soon.

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Inflation headache for ECB with second monthly growth drop

Inflation in the eurozone dipped for the second month running in December, disappointing the European Central Bank whose stimulus measures have so

Inflation in the eurozone dipped for the second month running in December, disappointing the European Central Bank whose stimulus measures have so

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Eurozone inflation data add to expectations of ECB action

New inflation figures for the eurozone add further weight to those arguing for more stimulus measures. Core inflation surprisingly slowed in

New inflation figures for the eurozone add further weight to those arguing for more stimulus measures. Core inflation surprisingly slowed in

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Draghi says ECB will do what it must to boost inflation

Mario Draghi has said the European Central Bank is ready to act quickly to boost inflation in the eurozone. The comments by the bank’s president at

Mario Draghi has said the European Central Bank is ready to act quickly to boost inflation in the eurozone. The comments by the bank’s president at

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Bank of Japan says inflation target to be hit later than expected

The Bank of Japan has decided not to expand its massive stimulus programme for the time being – even though it acknowledges its inflation target may

The Bank of Japan has decided not to expand its massive stimulus programme for the time being – even though it acknowledges its inflation target may

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Chinese consumer inflation and producer prices fall again

Consumer inflation fell more than expected in China in September, while producer prices continued their long slide, adding to concerns about

Consumer inflation fell more than expected in China in September, while producer prices continued their long slide, adding to concerns about

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Annual inflation in Turkey up to almost eight percent

Inflation in Turkey rose in September to an annual rate of almost eight percent, reinforcing concerns about the economic outlook. The consumer price

Inflation in Turkey rose in September to an annual rate of almost eight percent, reinforcing concerns about the economic outlook. The consumer price

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More deflation fears as eurozone industrial producer prices fall

There’s evidence of more deflationary pressure in the eurozone. Industrial producer prices in August recorded their steepest decline since January

There’s evidence of more deflationary pressure in the eurozone. Industrial producer prices in August recorded their steepest decline since January

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Eurozone inflation turns negative again

Inflation in the eurozone turned negative again in September due to falling oil prices, raising pressure on the European Central Bank to take more

Inflation in the eurozone turned negative again in September due to falling oil prices, raising pressure on the European Central Bank to take more

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Inflation data in Germany and Spain worrying for eurozone

Driven by low energy costs, consumer prices in Spain fell at their fastest rate in seven months in September, according to early estimates from the

Driven by low energy costs, consumer prices in Spain fell at their fastest rate in seven months in September, according to early estimates from the