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Deflation

Decreasing prices over time. The deflation rate is usually measured per year. In the United States, deflation is historically rare. The government does what it can to ensure widespread deflation does not occur as it would potentially lead to spending decreases since people would wait for things to become less expensive.

News On Deflation
Fears of deflation returning; choosy about mid-caps: Expert  

01-09-2015| Source:CNBC-TV18

seems to be heading, the fears of deflation are coming back again and that would necessarily mean that the market especially in the developed countries can’t do very well. What holds

Political economy a reality for central bankers, says Rajan

30-08-2015| Source:PTI

band needs to be emphasised. It has been argued that the US was focussing on costs attached to low inflation or deflation because of the bankruptcies in the 1920s and 1930s, while the Germany

India's Rajan to Fed: Don't raise rates in turmoil  

29-08-2015| Source:CNBC

India's central bank doesn't have the same problems the Fed has. It's not worried about deflation, India is growing twice as fast as the US, and interest rates sit around 7 percent.But that doesn

This one lifeline may save China from Japan-style deflation  

26-08-2015| Source:CNBC-TV18

The Chinese economy faces a 90s Japan-style deflation but one factor will help it.

The worst for emerging market currencies is not over: ANZ  

24-08-2015| Source:CNBC-TV18

Fears of deflation along with a rising risk of competitive devaluation has been behind the emerging market currency rout recently and "this is not necessarily the end of it", says Khoon Goh

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