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UK inflation remains above 10% as food prices continues rapid rise

The UK CPI rose 10.1% in the year to March, still remain in double digits even though analysts expected the annual rate to fall to 9.8%

US CPI decelerates further in March to close 2 year low

Consumer price index grew for March 5% over the past year, reaching the lowest level since May 2021. Nonetheless, Core CPI recorded a 5.6% increase, up from 5.5% in February.

Resilient US job market continues easing trend

Non-farm payroll booked an increase of 236,000 in March, a further deceleration from February's 326,000, which was revised upward from the preliminary figure of 311,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' establishment survey.

US inflation eases further in February as energy prices drop, PCE index shows

Inflation in the US showed further signs of easing as the yearly growth of core PCE price index slowed to 4.6% in February, while the headline number increased by 5%.

Fed-preferred PCE price index accelerated in January

Core PCE inflation rose 4.7% in January YoY, beating expectation of 4.4% increase. The Fed-preferred price index rose 0.6% MoM compared to the market expectation of 0.5%.

Market sees Bank of England to raise rate to 4% by May

The financial market expecting the UK policy interest rate UK will break 4% by May, more than double the current level of 1.75%. Financial Times reported.
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) participants gather at the William McChesney Martin Jr. Building in Washington, D.C., for a two-day meeting held on June 14-15, 2022

The sizes of Sept rate hike to be decided on upcoming data, Fed officials...

Ahead of Jay Powell's keynote speech in Jackson Hole on Friday, two Fed officials said more rate hikes are still warranted, but they said it's too early to decide on the size rate increase yet.
Biden announces ban on Russian energy

US bans energy imports from Russia

"Russian oil will no longer be acceptable at US ports," President Biden said.

World Bank seeks to provide further USD 350 million loans to Ukraine

The World Bank is aiming to fast track the process to provide Ukraine an additional USD 350 million loan in the next few days, or as soon as the end of this week, Reuters cited people familiar with the plans.
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Sberbank’s European subsidiaries placed under payment moratorium amid sanctions

EU’s Single Resolution Board has enforced payment moratorium on three European subsidiaries of Russian bank Sberbank, which is under US-led sanction, and is accessing whether any resolution action would be need to to protect public interest.

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