Economy

How is the red-hot inflation hurting the common man?

 How is the red-hot inflation hurting the common man?

Inflation hits the common man hard. People are getting poorer dealing with this fastest inflation.

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What is Stagflation? How is it different from inflation?

What is Stagflation? How is it different from inflation?

The term “stagflation” is coming up in a lot of discussions lately as the prices are soaring and the Russia-Ukraine war has worsened the already volatile economic situation in the UK. The fear of stagflation is looming upon Britons as t...

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What is rent control? Can it help tame Australia's housing crisis?

What is rent control? Can it help tame Australia's housing crisis?

Highlights Rent control could offer a solution to longstanding affordability concerns seen across the Australian property sector. Rent control policy has been implemented across multiple countries, including Scotland, South Korea, and Spain. C...

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What to expect from the Australian federal budget 2022?

What to expect from the Australian federal budget 2022?

  • March 17, 2022 11:00 AM PDT | Samta

Highlights  Australian federal budget is expected to be announced on 29 March.  The FY22 budget will focus on building the economic strength of the country. The federal government focuses on the healthcare sector, supply chain issues...

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NZ returns to growth in December quarter, GDP up 3%

NZ returns to growth in December quarter, GDP up 3%

  • March 16, 2022 11:53 PM PDT | Manika

Highlights  GDP rises 3% in the December quarter The numbers are below economists’ expectations However, they are above RBNZ’s prediction The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which is a snapshot of the economy, grew by 3% in ...

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Why Russia-Ukraine war is a threat to global economy?

Why Russia-Ukraine war is a threat to global economy?

Highlights The escalating geopolitical tensions seem to be risking the global economy’s recovery from the pandemic. The war has highlighted the nations’ increased dependence on exports of food items and raw materials. Many car comp...

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Russia-Ukraine conflict: What are economic costs of a war?

Russia-Ukraine conflict: What are economic costs of a war?

As worrisome events unfurl from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, most individuals are left wondering what the aftermath would bring. The emotional and psychological torment caused by wars is hard to compute and is often neglected by those who are respo...

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US inflation climbs to 7.9%; food, housing become more expensive

US inflation climbs to 7.9%; food, housing become more expensive

Highlights Excluding energy and food costs, consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 6.4% last month. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has turbocharged the prices of oil, wheat, and precious metals. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said last week that ...

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Will Aramco outstrip AAPL again as world’s most valuable company?

Will Aramco outstrip AAPL again as world’s most valuable company?

Highlights Apple Inc’s shares dropped 11% YTD amid a broad market selloff. Aramco is expected to report its earnings later this month. Apple has announced several new products at its annual event on Tuesday. Oil major Saudi Aramco s...

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How Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect Australian consumers

How Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect Australian consumers

Just as some level of stability was beginning to seep into global economies after the pandemic, nations are once again facing tougher challenges amidst the Russia-Ukraine war. For an average consumer, the events escalating in Ukraine might have mo...

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What should you know about warnings of World War 3?

What should you know about warnings of World War 3?

As the Russia-Ukraine war escalates, tensions arise across the world about whether this can turn into “World War 3”. Russia has been stringently invading Ukraine; despite assertions from the US, the UK the EU, and other nations. So, wou...

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