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US producer prices dropped sharply in July because of a steep plunge in energy costs. The producer price index, which tracks the prices that businesses receive for their goods and services, declined 0.5% in July from a month earlier, the first negative monthly print since April 2020. This was a sharp drop from June’s 1% increase in prices and was below analysts’ expectations of a 0.2% rise.
12/08/2022 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
12/08/2022 - 8:24am View from India
South Korea has become the latest country to raise interest rates to tackle inflation. In a move that was widely expected, the Bank of Korea on Thursday raised its policy rate for the second time in three months, by 25bps to 1%.
26/11/2021 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Nate Taplin, Asia Editor, at the Wall Street Journal’s Heard on the Street thinks that the Hong Kong stock market is not affected by the SAR’s closed borders, but rather by the regulatory crackdown and reforms in mainland China.
Carlos Casanova, Senior Asia Economist at UBP notes that South Korea is one of the first economies to break out of the Covid19 slump, but he worries about surging home prices and inflation.
26/11/2021 - 8:24am View from India