Peter Taberner

Peter Taberner
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About Peter Taberner

Peter has been a UK-based freelance journalist for over 15 years, and has written for several financial publications including Funds Europe, Trade Finance Magazine, International Finance Magazine. Peter also wrote for the Brussels-based newspaper and European Union news service New Europe, with articles covering a wide range of topics from pension investments to national and supra-national monetary policies. Peter has recently undertaken a particular focus on currency markets in his writing for FX Empire.

Latest 10 Articles

The United States’ CPI index rose by 0.1% month-on-month in August after being unchanged in July, according to the September 13 inflation data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

So far, the ECB has lagged behind the more hawkish United States’ Federal Reserve over increasing rates which climbed up to 2.5% in July.

The latest figure brings employment levels 240,000 higher compared to pre-pandemic level found in February 2020, and over the past 12 months the jobs total has risen by 5.8 million.

In the first quarter of 2022, the US economy shrank by 1.6% according to the figures released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Over the past 12 months the CPI revealed that inflation has increased by 8.5% over the past year, a fall from the 9.1% year on year rise that was announced last month for June.

UK interest rates reach their highest level in 6 years as inflation forecast increases.

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