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Top economist warns conditions are ripe for 1970s-style ‘stagflation’

The chief economic adviser for financial services firm Allianz warned that the new coronavirus variant Omicron could shake up the…

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United Kingdom

Bank of England chief economist backs case for raising interest rates

The Bank of England chief economist on Friday said the conditions now existed for him to vote for higher interest…

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Europe

Loneliness fueling surge in populism: economist Noreena Hertz

What is fueling a rise in populism? Why are people drawn to divisive rhetoric? According to English academic Noreena Hertz,…

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Business

Ignore ‘hysterical people’ — inflation is not here to stay, economist says

A breakdown of the latest U.S. data indicates that inflation is confined to certain sectors and will not pose a…

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Canada

Trudeau risks stoking inflation with stimulus plans: Scotia economist

Article content Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is at risk of adding to Canada’s inflation problem if it unveils more…

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Business

Fed should hike interest rates immediately to cut stagflation risks, economist Stephen Roach suggests

Former Federal Reserve economist Stephen Roach sees only one way to contain inflation: immediate rate hikes. If the Fed doesn’t…

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Business

Hyperinflation warnings are ‘totally ridiculous,’ economist and longtime bear David Rosenberg says

Economist David Rosenberg suggests hyperinflation warnings are irrational. The longtime bear, known for his contrarian views, blames rising prices on…

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United Kingdom

The Great Debate: Top economist ‘worried’ increasing minimum wage is govt’s ‘only tool’ to tackle cost of living crisis

It is a “real worry” that increasing minimum wage seems to be the government’s “only tool” to tackle the cost…

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USA News

IMF’s chief economist says inflation pressure to persist into next year

IMF’s chief economist says inflation pressure to persist into next year – CBS News Watch CBSN Live IMF’s chief economist…

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United Kingdom

BoE chief economist warns UK inflation likely to hit 5%

UK inflation is likely to rise “close to or even slightly above 5 per cent” early next year, the Bank…

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