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Economy 11 Apr 2018 | 2:51 AM

China’s factory inflation slows as consumer price gains ease

BEIJING: China’s factory inflation slowed for a fifth month while the consumer price index retreated from a four-year high.

Business 05 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

No risk of deflation despite declining PPI

Economists say there is no risk of deflation in Malaysia despite a declining producer price index (PPI) because consumption has not fallen dramatically but only moderated while prices of food, as reflected in the consumer price index, are not coming off fast enough.

Economy 20 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia's inflation up 5.1% on higher cost of fuel

PETALING JAYA: Higher fuel prices sent the rate of inflation for March soaring to its highest level in nearly nine years, with the consumer price index (CPI) rising 5.1%.

Business 19 Feb 2016 | 3:41 PM

Wall Street slips with oil; CPI data shows inflation firming

NEW YORK: US stock indexes were lower on Friday morning, led by energy shares as a rally in oil prices fizzled out, and as Consumer Price Index (CPI) data indicating firmer inflation trends rekindled prospects of a rate hike this year.

Business 10 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

China said Tuesday inflation fell to minus 1.6% in February

SHANGHAI, China (AP) - China's consumer price index, its main inflation benchmark, fell to minus 1.6 percent in February, the National Statistics Bureau reported Tuesday.

Economy 22 Feb 2019 | 4:29 AM

Malaysia Jan CPI slips 0.7% on lower fuel prices

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased 0.7% year-on-year in January to 120.5, underpinned by lower fuel prices in the transport sector.

Business 15 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

New Zealand annual inflation hits 4%

WELLINGTON (AP) - Rising petrol and food prices pushed New Zealand's annual inflation rate to 4 percent in the year that ended June 30, after the Consumer Price Index rose a higher-than-expected 1.6 percent in the latest quarter, the government said Tuesday.