5 world market themes for the coming week

How disruptive will the Omicron COVID variant prove to be for the world economy. This is a question that the markets are grappling with. The Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell no longer believes that “transient” is the right word to describe rising price pressures — upcoming inflation numbers could prove them right. China weighs in with … Read more

Inflation concerns of Indian companies will test RBI’s easy policy

A slew of Indian companies have become increasingly vocal about their inflation concerns, setting the stage to raise prices that test the central bank’s resolve to keep borrowing costs low to support the economy. Can do. Hindustan Unilever Ltd, the Indian arm of Unilever Plc, companies of Nestle India Ltd have pointed to profit-squeezing from … Read more

US consumer prices up 6.2 per cent in October, highest in 30 years: Government

US consumer prices rose again in October, up 6.2 percent from the same month last year, the government said on Wednesday. This was the biggest annual jump in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since November 1990 and was driven by increases in gasoline, automobile and food prices, according to Labor Department data. The CPI rose … Read more