PriceStats in the News

Argentina Central Bank Sees Monthly Inflation Going Over 10%

Bloomberg. 8/29/23
“Argentina’s central bank expects monthly inflation in August to have accelerated to almost double the pace of July after the government devalued the peso, two officials said……”
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Lots of investors think inflation is under control. Not so fast

The Economist. 2/16/23
“For the past year and a half high inflation has tormented central banks, haunted financial markets and weighed heavily on the minds—and wallets—of the public…”
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Inflation Showed Signs of Easing in Several Industries in August

The Wall Street Journal. 9/11/22
“U.S. consumer-price inflation showed signs of moderating in August for the second straight month, though the decrease was uneven across sectors and it remains unclear whether the slowdown will continue…”
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State Street, PriceStats to Provide Online Food Inflation Data to Policymakers, the Public and Extend Provision of Comprehensive Inflation Data to Central Banks

Business Wire. 5/17/22
“State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced that it will begin providing the PriceStats Global Food Inflation series to the public, on a complimentary basis, to help policymakers grapple with rapidly rising food prices and supply shortages driven by the war in Ukraine…”
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How investors are using alternative data to track the inflation debate

MarketWatch. 8/3/21
“With the debate over inflation dominating financial markets as the global economy reopens from the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are turning to a number of so-called alternative-data sources in an effort to get a more timely read on what’s happening to prices around the world…”
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Covid-19 policy-making and the need for high-speed data

Central Banking. 8/18/20
“The Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 triggered what may have been the fastest economic downturn in history. Overnight, government-imposed lockdowns caused whole sectors of the economy to shut down….”
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State Street To Provide Central Banks With PriceStats Inflation Indicators to Assess Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Wire. 4/14/20
“State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced that it will offer its State Street PriceStats Series, a comprehensive suite of indicators to monitor trends in retailer pricing and consumer demand in 22 countries, to central banks around the world at no cost…”
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State Street Expands PriceStats Offering with Additional Indicators

Business Wire. 1/23/20
“State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced an expansion in coverage of State Street PriceStats Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Indicators, which measure real exchange rates (RERs) for targeted economies with respect to the United States and, for select countries, Germany…”
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