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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Global inflation slide stirs the bogeyman

Slippery slope

In theory, inflation should have picked up when central banks cranked up the printing presses. Instead, it’s slowing down. In the U.S., it’s nearly 1 percentage point below target. Policymakers now have to start worrying about their worst enemy – deflation.



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