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Inflation

Inflation

A progressive increase in the price of goods and services.

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# inflation - Friday 11 July, 2014

From Business ETC Inflation up slightly in June Prices

Inflation up slightly in June

Biggest increases recorded in cost of education, restaurants and insurance.

# inflation - Sunday 6 July, 2014

# inflation - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Now is not the time for wage rises’ – ISME Cash Demands

‘Now is not the time for wage rises’ – ISME

The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.

# inflation - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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From Business ETC ECB action could be ‘too little, too late’ as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent Inflation Stations

ECB action could be ‘too little, too late’ as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent

Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?

# inflation - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland got ‘stuffed’ on banking debt – Martin Wolf Debt Hangover

Ireland got ‘stuffed’ on banking debt – Martin Wolf

The Financial Times columnist says that the eurozone is being run for “the benefit of creditors”.

# inflation - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC Euro growth slowdown sets alarm bells ringing Missed Target

Euro growth slowdown sets alarm bells ringing

Growth in the EU and the eurozone is underwhelming, the latest figures show.

# inflation - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month Super Mario

Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month

Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.

# inflation - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits Opinion

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

# inflation - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From Business ETC We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief Inflation Stations

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# inflation - Thursday 10 April, 2014

# inflation - Friday 4 April, 2014

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low

Quarterly bulletin finds that drop in unemployment is ‘clearest indicator’ of improving economic fortunes.

# inflation - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer? Column

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?

Statisticians tell us inflation is a memory but what lies beneath – massive premiums on childcare, health insurance, water tax and more – is a better measure of the pain consumers feel.

# inflation - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC No interest rate break for tracker holders Tracker Bar

No interest rate break for tracker holders

ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.

# inflation - Saturday 25 January, 2014

14 music videos that stars spent millions of dollars on

Remember Busta Rhymes? Yeah, he’s in here.

# inflation - Saturday 12 October, 2013

How 9 countries saw inflation evolve into hyperinflation

These crises mostly occurred after World War II, and in Latin American during the 1980s. Here’s why.

# inflation - Thursday 10 October, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent in year to September.

# inflation - Monday 30 September, 2013

From Business ETC There’s an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone… and the world right now Inflationistas

There’s an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone… and the world right now

Despite the perception that central banks are pumping money frantically, inflation rate debunks this.

# inflation - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From Business ETC Cost of alcohol, eating out and going to school pushes inflation to 0.2 per cent Inflation

Cost of alcohol, eating out and going to school pushes inflation to 0.2 per cent

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent higher in August compared to the same time last year.

# inflation - Saturday 17 August, 2013

China’s economy is booming, but here’s what could go wrong

The second largest economy in the world has enjoyed a phenomenal rise to its current status, but there are some very simple factors which could cause turmoil, both for China and for the rest of the world.

# inflation - Monday 1 July, 2013

From Business ETC Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living Inflation

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living

Inflation in the eurozone is expected to be 1.6 per cent for last month, up 0.2 per cent from May.

# inflation - Monday 24 June, 2013

From Business ETC The price of groceries is still rising – but slightly slower than before Groceries

The price of groceries is still rising – but slightly slower than before

Data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Lidl and Aldi continuing to increase their share of Ireland’s grocery market.

# inflation - Friday 14 June, 2013

From Business ETC Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland Inflation

Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland

Comparing April and May figures, annual inflation rose in 16 member states, remained stable in six and fell in four.

# inflation - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From Business ETC The cost of drinking alcohol and getting an education is increasing Inflation

The cost of drinking alcohol and getting an education is increasing

Prices rose by 0.4 per cent in the year to May.

# inflation - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

It might be time to say goodbye to those tiny cent coins

The European Commission is looking at replacing one and two cent coins or getting rid of them entirely due to the costs involved in making them.

# inflation - Friday 10 May, 2013

From Business ETC Consumers ‘weathering the storm’ as experts predict recession is bottoming out Consumers

Consumers ‘weathering the storm’ as experts predict recession is bottoming out

However a report shows 60 per cent of adults still believe their income will be lower this time next year.

# inflation - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From Business ETC CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down Inflation

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down

Consumer prices in April were up by 0.5 per cent when compared to the same month last year.

# inflation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From Business ETC Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut Eurozone

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut

The governing council of the European Central Bank meets on Thursday where it could provide a fresh boost to mortgage holders.

# inflation - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From Business ETC Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years Gold

Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years

It’s believed that the market is spooked by weak growth in China and the possibility that Cyprus is to sell off some of its gold reserves.

# inflation - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From Business ETC Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March Inflation

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March

It’s 0.5 per cent more expensive to live in Ireland now than it was a year ago.

# inflation - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From Business ETC Economic activity needed to solve ‘fiscal and unemployment crisis’ – SFA Small Businesses

Economic activity needed to solve ‘fiscal and unemployment crisis’ – SFA

The Small Firms Association has said that a lowering of the cost of employment along with strong political leadership is required for economic recovery.

# inflation - Friday 8 February, 2013

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit

Countries like Britain are insisting that the EU has to make the same drastic cuts that member nations are making in their own budgets.

# inflation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From Business ETC CPI shows inflation rose by 1.2% in December Price Rise

CPI shows inflation rose by 1.2% in December

The most significant monthly price changes were in restaurants and hotels, food and non-alcoholic beverages and health insurance and hairdressing.

# inflation - Friday 4 January, 2013

From Business ETC Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012 Inflation

Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012

The EU’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices shows inflation at 2.2 per cent, its lowest annual rate in six months.

# inflation - Thursday 20 December, 2012

An Post seeks 18 per cent hike on price of stamps

An Post wants to increase the price of a standard letter from 55c to 65c, the first increase since 2007.

# inflation - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From Business ETC Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November Deflation

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.

# inflation - Friday 9 November, 2012

More than 30,000 protest against Argentina’s government

Peaceful demonstrations took place across Buenos Aires last night.

# inflation - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From Business ETC Fall in annual inflation rate in October Inflation

Fall in annual inflation rate in October

Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.

# inflation - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Interview: ‘There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it’ – David McWilliams

The time to take action on tracker mortgages is now or we will see another wave of mortgage defaults says economist David McWilliams.

# inflation - Friday 12 October, 2012

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

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