consumer inflation

 
Economic week ahead: SA, Nigeria consumer inflation data
Economic week ahead: SA, Nigeria consumer inflation data
Inflation releases in Nigeria and South Africa – Africa's two largest economies – are the big items on the continent's economic calendar this...
Lower inflation increase may mean no repo rate hike
Lower inflation increase may mean no repo rate hike
The lower-than-expected inflation increase announced on Wednesday means there is less chance of a repo rate hike in the first quarter of next year,...
June consumer inflation below expectation as rand’s slump fails to bite
June consumer inflation below expectation as rand’s slump fails to bite
With a number of factors at play, the consumer price index (CPI) for June surprised on the low side, with the inflation rate at 5.5% year on...
Caution tarnishes the silver lining
Caution tarnishes the silver lining
Global and local economies are looking better but it is not yet time to pop the champagne corks. Local business sentiment is ticking up, as is...
December consumer price index remains steady
December consumer price index remains steady
The increase in South Africa's consumer price index (CPI), which is used by the South African Reserve Bank for its inflation target, was 6.1%...
SA's December inflation expected to rise
SA's December inflation expected to rise
South Africa's consumer inflation is likely to have edged up to 6.2% year-on-year in December from 6.1% in November, a Reuters poll of 15 economists showed on Monday....
Spending on food and health drops
Spending on food and health drops
South Africans are spending less on food and health care compared to the last two years, said debit and credit card distributor Sureswipe on...
Government in the CPI basket
Government in the CPI basket
Inflation figures came in higher than expected at 5.7% on Wednesday as businesses -- and ultimately consumers -- face a potential spate of...
Inflation expected to speed up by the end of the year
Inflation expected to speed up by the end of the year
Inflation will more than likely head out of the South African Reserve Bank's target band of 3-6% by the end of 2011, economists told the Mail &...
Chinese survey shows inflation expectations rising
Chinese survey shows inflation expectations rising
Inflation expectations among urban Chinese rose in the third quarter and most consider consumer prices unacceptably high, according to the results...
CPI hits highest level in June
CPI hits highest level in June
South Africa's targeted consumer inflation quickened to its highest level in 15 months in June, data showed on Wednesday, but this was in line with...
SA monetary policy could remain 'favourable'
SA monetary policy could remain 'favourable'
South African monetary policy may remain favourable to the economy and inflation expectations are still "anchored well within" the central bank's...

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