Can Europe escape 'Japanification?'
Bloomberg's Michael McKee examines concerns that the European economy is heading the way of Japan with tepid growth and low inflation.
Nigeria inflation drops to 11.25% in March
Nigeria’s headline inflation came in at 11.25 per cent in March, compared to 11.31 percent recorded in February. Chioma Udu, Forex dealer at GT Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and for a preview of Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market today.
S. Africa’s Democratic Alliance leader on election, blackouts, debt ratio, inflation
South Africa Democratic Alliance Leader Mmusi Maimane discusses South Africa’s election, what he would do regarding blackouts if he won the election, the country’s debt ratio, state-owned assets, South Africa’s level of inflation, reforming the ANC and their redistribution policy.
U.K. inflation remains below target at 1.9% in March
Geoffrey Yu, head of U.K. investment office at UBS Wealth Management, examines U.K. inflation data and how it impacts markets.
U.S. inflation isn’t going anywhere, says StanChart’s Meskin
Sonia Meskin, U.S. economist at Standard Chartered, discusses U.S. inflation and where she sees the markets heading following the Fed’s policy decision.
Ghana inflation rate inches up to 9.2% in February
Ghana’s February inflation came in at 9.2 per cent year-on-year compared to 9 per cent recorded in January this year. Meanwhile, Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has assured that the cedi will stabilise in the next few weeks.
Nigeria’s January inflation drops to 11.37%
Nigeria’s January headline inflation declined to 11.37 percent year-on-year representing compared to 11.44 percent recorded in December 2018.
Nigeria’s November inflation rises as food prices surge
Nigeria's November consumer inflation rose to 11.28 per cent as the cost of food surged. This represents a slight increase compared to 11.26 recorded in October.
Japanese inflation picks up
Japanese inflation unexpectedly picked up in November but prices are still rising at less than half the rate targeted by the central bank.
Draghi's opening statement at ECB news conference
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi comments on the central bank's interest-rate decision, and the inflation and growth outlook during a news conference on policy, rates, inflation and the economy following the Governing Council's meeting in Frankfurt.