As we have greatly detailed, the rise and fall of interest rates is a guessing game since facts do not matter. Again, the facts were clear, front and center: Inflation was spiking but the Central Banksters defamed those of us who said it was real and rising and instead declared it was only “temporary” and then “transitory.”
The African nation of Ghana is asking foreign bondholders to swallow losses of as much as 30 percent of principal and forgive interest payments for three years as it tries to qualify for a loan from the International Monetary Fund, Bloomberg reported.
While European nations argue among themselves about capping natural gas prices, they also are at odds with each other over limiting the price that countries can pay for oil they import from Russia.
European nations continue to bicker over whether and how to cap the price of natural gas across the 27 nations that make up the European Union (EU).
November’s core inflation rate in Japan rose at an annual rate of 3.6 percent, the fastest pace since April 1982 and the sixth consecutive month in which the rate has roamed beyond the Bank of Japan’s 2-percent target.
One in four German manufacturers is thinking of moving production to other countries, Tanja Gönner, CEO of the Federation of German Industries told the Die Welt am Sonntag news outlet.
With borrowing costs rising and the economic outlook darkening, commercial landlords and real estate investors are finding it harder to find financing.
Of all G7 countries—seven of the world’s leading economies—the U.K. will grow slowest through the next two years due to a crippling combination of rising interest rates, consumers’ plunging buying power, and unchecked inflation, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has predicted.