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Tag archives: Consumer Price Index

Where inflation hurts

Crikey November 16, 2007 1 Comment

Since the election of 2004 the CPI has risen 8.3% but an actual decline in the cost of clothing and small rises in the cost of household goods and communications disguise the somewhat sharper rises in the price of food, alcohol and tobacco, rents, health and education, writes Richard Farmer.

The Economy: Inflation

Crikey July 25, 2007

Figures released at 11.30am today finds All Groups CPI rose 1.2% in the June quarter 2007, compared with 0.1% in the March quarter. Headline CPI rose 2.1% through the year to June quarter 2007.

Morning Market Report

Crikey July 19, 2007

The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.

Kevin Rudd — the housewife’s choice

Crikey July 12, 2007

Grocery prices are the sort of issue governments can’t really do anything about. But it’s the sort of thing that works wonderfully for oppositions. And the timing couldn’t have been better for Kevin Rudd.

Morning Market Report

Crikey June 29, 2007

The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.