Consumer prices fell by 0.3 in November, compared to a 0.2 per cent decrease recorded in November 2013

Inflation rose by 0.1 per cent in the year to November, but fell by 0.3 per cent in the month, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Of(...)

 The Local Property Tax forms sent out by Revenue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Revisions in the property tax including a two-year freeze and a decoupling from house prices are unlikely to be formally announced until next year’s b(...)

Top shot of two rows of pagganger seats. Aircraft interior in business class.

It is a glimpse into the future that will inspire wonder in some people but perhaps strike terror into the heart of the nervous flyer: a windowless pl(...)

Protests took place in Bandon, Clonakily, Fermoy, Mallow and Youghal today in Co Cork.

Up to 20,000 people braved driving wind and rain to take to the streets of Cork as part of the national campaign against water charges organised by th(...)

People are reflected in a window outside the Macy’s department store in New York. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 per cent last month

US consumer prices rose marginally in September as energy costs fell broadly, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve a(...)

A customer selects fruits at a supermarket in Huaibei, Anhui province. China’s inflation rate slowed more than expected in September to a near five-year low

China’s consumer inflation slowed more than expected in September to a near five-year low, adding to concerns that global growth is cooling fast unle(...)

Bank of England  governor  Mark Carney: has gone from rock-star banker to City’s ‘unreliable boyfriend’. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire

Just over a year into his five-year term as Bank of England governor, Canadian Mark Carney has gone from rock-star banker to “unreliable boyfriend”(...)

Smoke billowing from a plant in Tokyo bay. The Japanese government now sees real gross domestic product growth at 1.2 per cent in fiscal 2014/15, versus 1.4 per cent forecast earlier this year

Japan’s government slightly lowered its growth forecast for the current fiscal year due to sluggish exports and a drop in demand after the April sales(...)

Consumer prices in May, as measured by the CPI, remained unchanged versus the previous month

Inflation rose by 0.4 per cent in the year to May with price increases across a number of categories including education and alcoholic beverages.Accor(...)

Shoppers walk around the Easton Towne Center in Columbus, Ohio. Photograph: Ty Wright/Bloomberg

US consumer prices rose in March, but inflation pressures remained generally benign, which should give the Federal Reserve ample scope to keep (...)