1. Japan's firm wholesale inflation keeps alive near-term rate hike risks

    By: Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan's wholesale inflation held steady at 0.9% in April as the yen's declines pushed up import costs, suggesting another wave of price hikes could prod the central bank to raise interest rates again in the near term. Analysts expect wholesale infl
  2. Which Items Have Recorded Drop in Prices on Strong Kenya Shilling?

    By Wycliffe Musalia Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) report indicated a drop in the consumer price index (CPI), lowering inflation to 5.7% in March 2024 Kenya shilling gained strength against the US dollar during the same period, lowering import costs Prices of petroleum p
  3. Japan sends yen soaring and stocks tumbling with hint it could join rate-hiking party

    By By Laura He, CNN Japan’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged Friday despite rising inflation but hinted that it could gradually abandon years of ultra-cheap money, sending the yen soaring and stocks tumbling. The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said it kept unchanged its short-term i