US mortgage interest rates jump to 6.52%, highest since mid-2008
The average contract rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose by 27 basis points to 6.52% for the week ended Sept 23, a level not seen since the financial crisis and the Great Recession.
Money, banks and govt: who should call the shots in Malaysia's financial system?
Differing opinions arise over the effect on inflation, access to credit and qualifications of Parliament to oversee the creation of money.
UK inflation falls unexpectedly as fuel prices drop
Britain is battling the highest inflation among major advanced economies.
Indonesia regions told to curb transport costs to contain inflation
Jokowi has called on the public to unite to weather the energy and food crises that have been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, which he said would continue to affect global supplies for a while yet.
UK inflation hits double digits, highest in 40 years
The increase will do nothing to ease the Bank of England's concerns that price pressures may become entrenched.
UK's hot labour market cools and inflation eats pay
Britain's labour market emerged from the coronavirus pandemic with unemployment at its lowest levels since 1974 due in large part to a shortage of domestic and foreign workers.
Average annual UK grocery bill highest since at least 2008, industry data shows
Market researcher Kantar says the inflation rate is the highest it has seen since it started tracking supermarket prices in this way 14 years ago.
Italy to approve US$14.5 billion package against inflation
Among a raft of measures, the government will extend a 200 euro bonus paid in July to low and middle-income Italians to workers who did not previously receive it.
Turkish inflation hits almost 80% in 24-year high
The biggest annual rise in consumer prices was in the transportation sector, up 119.11%, while food and non-alcoholic drinks prices climbed 94.65%.
Help wanted: NZ industries struggle to find workers
Businesses from farms to retirement villages and hotels are scrambling to find workers - and competitively pushing up wages as they do, increasing the central bank's challenge in fighting inflation.
US manufacturing slows modestly, excess inventories a major concern
Many retailers, including Walmart, have reported carrying excess inventory as soaring inflation forces consumers to spend more on low-margin food products instead of apparel and other general merchandise.
South Korean inflation raises risk of widening worker unrest
The soaring cost of living has pressured workers to push for higher pay, while the easing of Covid-19 restrictions has made it easier to organise labour actions, academics and activists say.