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How world’s major economies are dealing with spectre of inflation
As demand returns since initial pandemic slump, central banks need to balance recovery and rising costs

Dominic Rushe, Phillip Inman, Jennifer Rankin, Kim Willsher, Peter Hannam, Justin McCurry and Martin Farrer

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Wake up’: markets warn central banks to get a grip on inflation
Policymakers ‘behind the curve’ as calls grow for slow rises in interest rates and end to quantitative easing

Martin Farrer

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK Christmas shoppers face biggest price rises since 1990; Covid hits German consumer confidence – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

25, Nov, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Jerome Powell nominated for second term as chair of US Federal Reserve
White House praises Republican’s ‘steady leadership’ of central bank during Covid pandemic

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Nov, 2021 @3:43 PM

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We need to talk about the real reason behind US inflation | Robert Reich
Corporate giants are raising prices even as they rake in record profits. How can this be? Because of their unchecked power

Robert Reich

11, Nov, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Pressure on Fed to raise interest rates as US inflation surges to 30-year high
Markets taken aback by 6.2% cost-of-living increase year-on-year amid rising energy costs and supply shortages

Dominic Rushe and Larry Elliott

10, Nov, 2021 @6:03 PM

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US Federal Reserve to begin tapering pandemic stimulus package – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

03, Nov, 2021 @8:28 PM

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US Federal Reserve winding down Covid stimulus
Officials announces tapering of programme amid fears central bank may raise rates to curb inflation

Dominic Rushe in New York

03, Nov, 2021 @6:14 PM

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The next global economic emergency? Deepening debt in the developing world
Poorer nations were more fragile before Covid-19, had less scope to stimulate economies, and are on the wrong side of the vaccine divide

Larry Elliott

17, Oct, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse | Robert Reich
These unaccountable bodies hold increasing sway over US government. Their abuses of power affect us all

Robert Reich

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Elizabeth Warren tells Fed chair he is ‘dangerous’ and opposes renomination
The Senator said Jerome Powell’s policies have weakened US banking regulations and could lead to another financial crisis

Dominic Rushe

28, Sep, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Federal Reserve hints it will end pandemic stimulus programs
Fed chair says it could raise interest rates next year, as long as the Covid crisis is contained

Dominic Rushe

22, Sep, 2021 @8:12 PM

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