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U.S. economic growth hampered by dollar, energy prices: Federal Reserve System

The U.S. economy continued to show mixed signals from late November to early January, with improvements in the labour market and consumer spending offset by the drag of a strong dollar and low energy prices, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

Eurozone inflation unchanged at a low 0.1% in November

Eurozone inflation unchanged at a low 0.1% in November

Central bankers of the 19-member eurozone are keen to fight falling prices.

India saves $1.8 bn on fertiliser subsidies, but no reform planned

India could save about $1.8 billion on fertilizer subsidies this year thanks to low energy prices but Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government, two sources said, has no plans to remove price controls, a reform that would risk angering farmers.

U.S. economy stumbles in first quarter as weather, low energy prices weigh

U.S. economic growth nearly stalled in the first quarter as harsh weather dampened consumer spending and energy companies struggling with low prices slashed spending.

Denmark slips into deflation as oil prices drop

The prices of goods and services dipped 0.1 percent in January after rising 0.3 percent the month before, the national statistics office said.

Energy supply at affordable prices is critical for growth: PM

PM also said that we needed to increase energy supplies by 3 to 4 times over the next decade.

Unwillingness to align fuel prices a threat to growth: Montek

It is not fuel shortage, but the unwillingness to align energy prices with market rates that poses a threat to country's economy, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday.

Energy prices need to gradually align with international market: Chaturvedi

Describing India as a highly price sensitive market, a senior Planning Commission official today said that energy prices need to be gradually aligned with the international market and that cannot be done over night.