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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
ABB Q1 profit may surge 56% on strong operational performance  

25-04-2016| Source:CNBC-TV18

benefits and commodity deflation may support operational performance.

China failure could spur global deflation: Arvind Subramanian

15-04-2016| Source:PTI

A failure of Chinese economy could spur global deflation, competitive devaluation of currencies and plummeting real economic activity world wide, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said

IMF says debt levels highest since World War II

13-04-2016| Source:PTI

Public debt has soared in advanced economies to the highest levels since World War II as governments struggle against slow growth and deflation, the International Monetary Fund warned today

Invesco ups India exposure; picks asset-light cos vs capex-heavy  

09-04-2016| Source:CNBC-TV18

The GDP deflator has turned positive; this will aid nominal GDP growth, eventually leading to corporate sales and earnings growth, hopefully over next couple of quarters, says Invesco's Investment

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