Reserve cuts rates to lowest in five decades

The Reserve Bank has cut official interest rates to their lowest level in more than five decades, with contained inflation and a stubbornly high dollar the two key factors in the decision.

China's Factory Output, Retail Sales Weaken

China's factory output, retail sales weaken as inflation falls, giving room for stimulus

China's growth ebbs in final quarter of 2011

China's economic growth slowed in the final quarter of 2011 to its lowest rate in 2 1/2 years as U.S. and European demand plunged and Beijing fought inflation.

Food inflation falls to 6.6%

Annual food inflation dropped to the lowest level since August 2008 to 6.6% for the week ended November 26 from 8% reported in the previous week, thanks to the decline in prices of onion and potato by 39.26% and 15.75%, respectively.

Column: Ending the safe havens myth

At some point, the US will either default or have higher inflation-investors will have to return to emerging markets

Inflation down as prices are cut

Inflation unexpectedly fell last month as retailers cut prices in response to the tightening squeeze on household incomes, figures revealed today. (12 mins ago)

Deals buoy stocks as US retail sales loom

A round of confidence-building corporate deals supported global stocks Tuesday, despite fresh tightening measures in China as inflation there jumped to a three-year high and another savage credit rating downgrade of Greece. (12 mins ago)

India’s industrial growth points to slowdown

Latest sign of weakness in country struggling with inflation, rising cost of credit (10 mins ago)

Russia Unexpectedly Lifts Deposit Rate, Other Rates on Hold

Russia’s central bank unexpectedly lifted its overnight deposit rate while leaving the benchmark refinancing and repo rates unchanged today as it seeks to curb inflation without hurting economic growth. (1 hour ago)

Sensex Drops to Two-Week Low, Led by Maruti Suzuki, Amid Inflation Concern

Indian stocks fell, dragging the benchmark index to a two-week low, on concern surging oil prices will fan inflation and a weekly report on food prices today will show rising costs for consumers. (22 mins ago)