Tag: CPI

Inflation vs. Earnings

Chart of the Week: Week 42, 2016: Inflation vs. Earnings

The latest ONS figures, released yesterday show that inflation seems to be in the initial phase of converging with wage growth, currently at a tolerable level.

/ October 20, 2016
UK Essentials Inflation

Chart of the Week: Week 15, 2016: UK Essentials Inflation

The official CPI measure of inflation picked up in March to +0.5% on the previous year.

/ April 13, 2016
US Monetary History

Chart of the Week: Week 37, 2015: US Monetary History

The US Federal Reserve are meeting today and tomorrow to discuss monetary policy, and whether they will raise the Federal Funds Target Rate which has been at 0%-0.25% since 2009.

/ September 16, 2015
UK Real Earnings Growth

Chart of the Week: Week 32, 2015: UK Real Earnings Growth

The labour market statistics released this morning showed regular average earnings (excluding bonuses) growing by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year (compared to Q2 2014).

/ August 12, 2015