WASHINGTON - Is 2 percent inflation too high to reach? The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank have been striving to generate a small dose of inflation - around 2 percent annually, just enough to spur more spending and income but not so much ...
Britain's retailers suffered a wash-out in August after recording the worst slump in sales since November 2008, when consumers reacted to the financial crisis by clamping their wallets shut.
In Wales customers are charged a minimum of 5p per single-use bag bag. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA. Steven Morris. Friday 4 September 2015 01.01 EDT Last modified on Friday 4 September 2015 01.03 EDT.
The International Monetary Front (IMF) has said steep decline in inflation has created a room for the Reserve Bank of India to cut rates, but cautioned against upside risks to inflation.
China's stocks slumped in Hong Kong to a two-year low as mainland markets remained closed. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index lost 2.4 percent to 9,077.54 at the lunch break in the city as developer China Vanke Co.