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Bitcoin is proving a big disappointment. The would-be currency is down 33 per cent against the dollar so far in 2015, and 71 per cent in
The inflation in Qatar continued to remain moderate in 2014, thanks in part to lower international food prices, said a report.
According to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS), consumer price index (CPI) inf
Despite a marginal uptick in the consumer price index (CPI) in November, Kuwait’s inflation remained largely subdued during 2014 and is expected to end the year at an average of 3 per cent, a report said.
The main source of
While 2014 has been another year of soft growth and low inflation, the big story for 2015 is inflation or, more precisely, the lack thereof, a report said.
The low inflation-high liquidity story is far from over, added the recent
Inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 1.02 per cent and 3.11 per cent in October this year, compared with the same period last year, according to a report by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countri
The inflation in Opec member Kuwait edged up to 3.1 per cent year-on-year in November, according to official data.
The prices of food and beverages, which account for over 18 per cent of the basket, rose 3.3 per cent year-on-year
Qatar's annual inflation surged to three per cent in November amid a rise in rents and energy costs besides a jump in the food and beverage prices, according to a report.
Qatar's annual inflation hit three per cent in Nove
While the year 2014 began with expectations of higher growth, higher yields and higher stocks, it is ending with the reality of lower inflation, lower yields and higher stocks, a report said.
It also ends with asset markets and th
India's wholesale inflation cooled to a fresh five-year low as fuel and food prices fell, firing hopes the hawkish central bank could finally start cutting interest rates and spur stumbling economic growth.
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Egypt's annual urban consumer inflation fell to 11.1 percent in September from 11.5 percent in August, the official statistics agency CAPMAS said on Thursday.
Egypt's economy has been in turmoil since a popular uprising ou