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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Deflation

All time
# downward spiral
The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole
Prices are falling, but that’s not the good news you may think.
# Prime Numbers
Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers
Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?
# sluggish
This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.
# price pressure
Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices
New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.
# 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”.
# 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.
# Onwards and Upwards
Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year
Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.
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.
# Tracker bar
No interest rate break for tracker holders
ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.
# 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.
# Deflation
Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January
You might’nt have noticed, but technically you got a pay rise – though the cost of living is still 2.2 per cent higher than last year.
# Deflation
Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December
The rate of inflation fell by 0.3 per cent in December, though prices were still up by 2.5 per cent on the previous year.