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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.

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Currency ban will result in deflation, says DHFL Pramerica MF

23-11-2016| Source:Moneycontrol.com

The move to withdraw high-denomination notes is expected to dent immediate consumption in the medium-term, but will have a positive impact on growth and inflation in the long run, says Kumaresh Ramakrishnan, Head-Fixed Income at DHFL Pramerica Mutual Fund.

Tesco recovery gains pace with fastest sales growth in 3 years

15-11-2016| Source:Reuters

-week period.DEFLATION CONTRACTSKantar also said deflation in Britain's supermarket sector weakened to 0.5 percent in the 12 weeks to Nov. 6 and predicted that after more than two years of deflation

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