Posts Tagged ‘CPI’

Maintaining Optimism

The release of December quarter CPI numbers this week has once again focussed attention on what is now considered to be the very real potential of official interest rate rises sooner rather than later. That prospect usually sends a shiver of fear down the spine of the residential property market, but I wonder if we really do have reason to worry. The numbers tell an interesting story. The Consumer Price Index rose 1.3% in the last three months of last year and 3.5% up for the full year. And I think everyone is really feeling it. The rise in prices of everyday items feels more... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 27th January, 2022