By Kuldip K. Ambastha
During the past trading week, inflation was seen as a key concern of investors all over the world. In the USA, the January 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI) report disclosed a massive annualized inflation rate of 7.5%, the highest reading seen since 1982. For a variety of perspectives on inflation from all over the world, see below.
Consumer Price Index News Release (CONSUMER PRICE INDEX – JANUARY 2022)
Inflation surges 7.5% on an annual basis, even more than expected and highest since 1982
Inflation is ‘out of control,’ and it may make the Fed trigger happy
Wall Street Veteran Says Fed Won’t Deploy 50-Basis-Point Rate Hike
Bond Veterans Say Market Wrong to See Fed Hikes Ending Near 2%
Fed Should Hold Immediate Meeting to End Asset Purchases, Summers Says
Inflation scare: Will the Fed be forced to hike interest rates before March?
Peru Lifts Key Interest Rate to 3.5% to Curb Inflation Surge
Mexico Inflation Slows Less Than Expected as Rate Hike Looms
Swiss inflation hits 13-year high in January
Keywords – inflation, inflationary, Consumer Price Index, CPI, United States of America, USA, US, Peru, Mexico, Switzerland.
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