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#Inflation

# inflation - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?
# Column
# Column

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:45 AM 52 Views 52 Comments

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.

# inflation - Thursday 6 March, 2014

No interest rate break for tracker holders
# Tracker Bar
# Tracker Bar

No interest rate break for tracker holders

Mar 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 13,337 Views 29 Comments

ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.

# inflation - Saturday 25 January, 2014

14 music videos that stars spent millions of dollars on
# Price Tag
# Price Tag

14 music videos that stars spent millions of dollars on

Jan 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 16,988 Views 10 Comments

Remember Busta Rhymes? Yeah, he’s in here.

# inflation - Saturday 12 October, 2013

How 9 countries saw inflation evolve into hyperinflation
# Fiat Currency
# Fiat Currency

How 9 countries saw inflation evolve into hyperinflation

Oct 12th 2013, 10:00 AM 14,533 Views 29 Comments

These crises mostly occurred after World War II, and in Latin American during the 1980s. Here’s why.

# inflation - Thursday 10 October, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down
# Inflation
# Inflation

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down

Oct 10th 2013, 11:45 AM 4,515 Views 16 Comments

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent in year to September.

# inflation - Monday 30 September, 2013

There's an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone... and the world right now
# Inflationistas
# Inflationistas

There's an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone... and the world right now

Sep 30th 2013, 1:42 PM 5,523 Views 15 Comments

Despite the perception that central banks are pumping money frantically, inflation rate debunks this.

# inflation - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Cost of alcohol, eating out and going to school pushes inflation to 0.2 per cent
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of alcohol, eating out and going to school pushes inflation to 0.2 per cent

Sep 12th 2013, 1:42 PM 5,061 Views 5 Comments

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent higher in August compared to the same time last year.

# inflation - Saturday 17 August, 2013

China's economy is booming, but here's what could go wrong
# Rare Earth Metals
# Rare Earth Metals

China's economy is booming, but here's what could go wrong

Aug 17th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,378 Views 51 Comments

The second largest economy in the world has enjoyed a phenomenal rise to its current status, but there are some very simple factors which could cause turmoil, both for China and for the rest of the world.

# inflation - Monday 1 July, 2013

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living
# Inflation
# Inflation

Food, alcohol and tobacco prices drive up cost of living

Jul 1st 2013, 3:36 PM 5,799 Views 22 Comments

Inflation in the eurozone is expected to be 1.6 per cent for last month, up 0.2 per cent from May.

# inflation - Monday 24 June, 2013

The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before
# Groceries
# Groceries

The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before

Jun 24th 2013, 3:07 PM 4,838 Views 47 Comments

Data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Lidl and Aldi continuing to increase their share of Ireland’s grocery market.

# inflation - Friday 14 June, 2013

Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living rises in the eurozone but not so much in Ireland

Jun 14th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,876 Views 20 Comments

Comparing April and May figures, annual inflation rose in 16 member states, remained stable in six and fell in four.

# inflation - Thursday 13 June, 2013

The cost of drinking alcohol and getting an education is increasing
# Inflation
# Inflation

The cost of drinking alcohol and getting an education is increasing

Jun 13th 2013, 11:36 AM 6,457 Views 6 Comments

Prices rose by 0.4 per cent in the year to May.

# inflation - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

It might be time to say goodbye to those tiny cent coins
# Your Two Cents
# Your Two Cents

It might be time to say goodbye to those tiny cent coins

May 14th 2013, 2:18 PM 11,167 Views 36 Comments

The European Commission is looking at replacing one and two cent coins or getting rid of them entirely due to the costs involved in making them.

# inflation - Friday 10 May, 2013

Consumers 'weathering the storm' as experts predict recession is bottoming out
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumers 'weathering the storm' as experts predict recession is bottoming out

May 10th 2013, 11:51 AM 11,202 Views 78 Comments

However a report shows 60 per cent of adults still believe their income will be lower this time next year.

# inflation - Thursday 9 May, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down
# Inflation
# Inflation

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down

May 9th 2013, 1:05 PM 8,262 Views 17 Comments

Consumer prices in April were up by 0.5 per cent when compared to the same month last year.

# inflation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut

Apr 30th 2013, 11:14 AM 4,499 Views 22 Comments

The governing council of the European Central Bank meets on Thursday where it could provide a fresh boost to mortgage holders.

# inflation - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years
# Gold
# Gold

Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years

Apr 16th 2013, 1:02 PM 13,216 Views 52 Comments

It’s believed that the market is spooked by weak growth in China and the possibility that Cyprus is to sell off some of its gold reserves.

# inflation - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March

Apr 11th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,972 Views 32 Comments

It’s 0.5 per cent more expensive to live in Ireland now than it was a year ago.

# inflation - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Economic activity needed to solve 'fiscal and unemployment crisis' - SFA
# Small Businesses
# Small Businesses

Economic activity needed to solve 'fiscal and unemployment crisis' - SFA

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:48 AM 3,378 Views 16 Comments

The Small Firms Association has said that a lowering of the cost of employment along with strong political leadership is required for economic recovery.

# inflation - Friday 8 February, 2013

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit

Feb 8th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,056 Views 13 Comments

Countries like Britain are insisting that the EU has to make the same drastic cuts that member nations are making in their own budgets.

# inflation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

CPI shows inflation rose by 1.2% in December
# Price Rise
# Price Rise

CPI shows inflation rose by 1.2% in December

Jan 17th 2013, 12:52 PM 2,597 Views 4 Comments

The most significant monthly price changes were in restaurants and hotels, food and non-alcoholic beverages and health insurance and hairdressing.

# inflation - Friday 4 January, 2013

Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living in the Eurozone rose by 2.2pc in 2012

Jan 4th 2013, 10:38 AM 2,936 Views 14 Comments

The EU’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices shows inflation at 2.2 per cent, its lowest annual rate in six months.

# inflation - Thursday 20 December, 2012

An Post seeks 18 per cent hike on price of stamps
# Inflation
# Inflation

An Post seeks 18 per cent hike on price of stamps

Dec 20th 2012, 1:42 PM 5,620 Views 38 Comments

An Post wants to increase the price of a standard letter from 55c to 65c, the first increase since 2007.

# inflation - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November
# Deflation
# Deflation

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

Dec 13th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,617 Views 21 Comments

The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.

# inflation - Friday 9 November, 2012

More than 30,000 protest against Argentina's government
# Argentina
# Argentina

More than 30,000 protest against Argentina's government

Nov 9th 2012, 11:42 AM 4,357 Views 26 Comments

Peaceful demonstrations took place across Buenos Aires last night.

# inflation - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Fall in annual inflation rate in October
# Inflation
# Inflation

Fall in annual inflation rate in October

Nov 8th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,885 Views 10 Comments

Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.

# inflation - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Interview: 'There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it' - David McWilliams
# Opinion
# Opinion

Interview: 'There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it' - David McWilliams

Oct 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 525 Views 145 Comments

The time to take action on tracker mortgages is now or we will see another wave of mortgage defaults says economist David McWilliams.

# inflation - Friday 12 October, 2012

Toll charges set to increase by 10c
# Toll Charges
# Toll Charges

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Oct 12th 2012, 4:55 PM 7,571 Views 57 Comments

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

# inflation - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,245 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Inflation eases to 1.6 per cent despite rise in clothing and alcohol prices
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Inflation eases to 1.6 per cent despite rise in clothing and alcohol prices

Oct 11th 2012, 12:11 PM 2,364 Views 9 Comments

The price of goods and services in Ireland rose 1.6 per cent in the 12 months to September 2012.

# inflation - Monday 24 September, 2012

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data
# Censure
# Censure

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data

Sep 24th 2012, 7:37 PM 7,724 Views 50 Comments

Christine Lagarde said Argentina has until December to produce data on growth and inflation – or else face censure.

# inflation - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,675 Views 1 Comment

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# inflation - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August

Sep 13th 2012, 11:37 AM 3,025 Views 13 Comments

The increase in the third-level student contribution and the rising price of petrol have the largest impact in the inflation rate.

# inflation - Monday 3 September, 2012

Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive
# You've Been Warned
# You've Been Warned

Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:07 AM 6,018 Views 35 Comments

Fyffes says it’ll have to increase its sales prices as the cost of fruit and fuel goes up and while the euro weakens.

# inflation - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Inflation rises to 2.6 per cent in Britain
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation rises to 2.6 per cent in Britain

Aug 14th 2012, 12:15 PM 1,812 Views 1 Comment

Unexpected inflation increase could impact on market expectations of further stimulus from Bank of England.

# inflation - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Education costs up 9.4 per cent in year to July
# Prices
# Prices

Education costs up 9.4 per cent in year to July

Aug 9th 2012, 1:10 PM 1,902 Views 8 Comments

Latest Consumer Price Index from the CSO shows increases in education, transport, alcohol and tobacco since July 2011.

# inflation - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Even Germany's cost of borrowing is beginning to rise again
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Even Germany's cost of borrowing is beginning to rise again

Jun 13th 2012, 10:40 AM 1,609 Views 11 Comments

Although Germany’s bond yields are still far lower than a year ago, it’s been rising sharply in the last few days…

# inflation - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012

Jun 7th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,281 Views 12 Comments

Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.

# inflation - Monday 28 May, 2012

Grocery sales fall by 0.2 per cent
# Retail
# Retail

Grocery sales fall by 0.2 per cent

May 28th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,889 Views 6 Comments

But own-brand labels grow by 2.3 per cent year-on-year, as shoppers attempt to make savings.