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Pakistan: Inflation hits two-year high at 13.4pc in April

Islamabad: Pakistan, a country facing a high economic crisis, witnessed the inflation rate to climb up and touch 13.4 percent in April, a two-year high from 12.7 percent in the previous month on the back of a persistent increase in prices of perishable and non-perishable products, media reports said on Tuesday.

Canada's annual inflation rate hits a new 31-year high of 6.7 pct in March

Ottawa/ IBNS: The rise in Canada's inflation rate to 6.7 per cent in March, exceeded economists' expectations with a full percentage point higher than February's already 30-year high, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

Pakistan: People find trouble as inflation rate touches 12.7 pct in March

Islamabad: People in Pakistan might be facing more troubles as the inflation rate jumped to 12.7 percent in March.

Pakistan: People find trouble as inflation rate touches 12.7 pct in March

Islamabad: People in Pakistan might be facing more troubles as the inflation rate jumped to 12.7 percent in March.

Canada: Quebec's spring budget to offset inflation impact, offers one-time payment of $500 to adults

Quebec/IBNS: With a motive to help offset the impact of inflation, Quebec’s spring budget is including a one-time payment of $500 to every adult earning $100,000 or less with the cash scheduled to arrive a few months ahead of the provincial election.

Canada: British Columbia to increase minimum wage to $15.65 per hour, highest among provinces

Vancounver/IBNS: Harry Bains, Labour Minister of British Columbia (BC), announced on Monday that BC's hourly wage will jump by 45 cents to $15.65 per hour starting June 1.

Inflation, jobs continue to remain top concerns in Pakistan: Opinion poll

Islamabad: Unemployment remained one of the key concerns for Pakistan after inflation even after several years of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's rule which had promised to create 10 millions jobs, an opinion poll has revealed.

People finds rising inflation trend as the worst news received in 2021: Pakistani survey

Islamabad: A Survey conducted in Pakistan showed 25 percent of people believed the trend of rising inflation is the worst news they received in 2021.

Rising caseloads, disrupted recovery, higher inflation: New IMF forecast

New York: The global economy is entering 2022 in a weaker position than previously expected, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Tuesday, in an update to their World Economic Outlook (WEO).

About 60 pct of Canadians struggling to provide enough food for their families, a new poll says

Toronto/IBNS: A new poll from the Angus Reid Institute, released on Friday, shows that 57 percent of Canadians are struggling to feed their family recently, an increase from 36 percent in 2019.

Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 4.8 pct in Dec, highest since 1991: says Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: The annual pace of inflation in Canada climbed to 4.8 per cent in December, the highest since 1991, says Statistics Canada.

Survey shows more than 50pc of Pakistanis hold govt incompetence responsible for inflation

Islamabad: A survey conducted by Transparency International Pakistan, a national chapter of Germany-based Transparency International (TI), has showed over 50 percent of Pakistanis believe that the country is facing problems of rising inflation and unemployment due to the “incompetence” of the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government.