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Producer price rises in the US have added to inflation fears as the wholesale cost of goods and services rose more than forecast last month. The US producer price index rose 6.2% in April from the same period a year ago, exceeding economists’ forecasts for a 5.9% annual increase. Month-on-month the advance was 0.6%. Core producer prices, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, rose 4.1% from a year ago and 0.7% from the previous month, also exceeding economists’ expectations.
14/05/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities suggests that the US Federal Reserve has underestimated the rising prices in commodities and tight labour market, and thinks that interest rates will have to be increased to combat inflation.
Peter Churchouse, Founder of Portwood Capital says that emerging markets earnings are expected to increase by 36%, and feels that the earnings recovery can drive the equities market higher.
14/05/2021 - 8:24am View from India
The world’s first travel bubble came into operation yesterday. The long-awaited Australia-New Zealand travel bubble means visitors no longer need to quarantine on arrival and thousands of passengers waited to board flights on Monday. Qantas increased its daily flights between the two countries from one to 16 to meet demand and the airline has brought 600 people back to work.
20/04/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
David Roche, President and Global Strategist at Independent Strategy suggests that mainland China's economy is returning to normal but thinks that the trend growth rate has been permanently changed by the pandemic.
Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics at Oxford Economics thinks that the US is in a leading position in the global economic recovery and growth is ahead of predictions compared to 2 years ago due to stimulus policies.
20/04/2021 - 8:24am View from Japan