When the effects of price changes
are included, total retail sales rose 0.7 percent ($170 million) in the June 2019 quarter, following a minimal 0.1 percent ($17 million) rise in the March quarter.
For most lines, price changes
were similar to or slightly above those reported in the fourth quarter of 2018, the broker said in a statement.
Elon Musk, who announced the 3 percent hike in prices for inventory cars, was questioned about the rationale of price changes
More frequent price changes
for goods and a rise in the consistency of pricing due to the growth of online retailers may be affecting inflation, according to Reuters, citing an academic paper presented to some of the world's top central bankers.
Annual price changes
were driven by price increases in food and non-alcoholic beverages (+1.8% y/y, +0.56ppts), transport (+3.5% y/y, +0.49ppts) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+6.4% y/y, +0.43ppts) categories.
were in excess of 1 percent for the first time in 11 quarters, breaking the moderating trend in price increases observed since 2013.
The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) is more sensitive to large oil price changes
than to small ones, even as the GCC stock markets do not have similar sensitivities to oil price changes
, according to a working paper released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
With respect to the long-term effects of oil price changes
, the estimations reveal positive correlations between stock return responses and the magnitudes of oil price changes
in Oman and Qatar, according to the IMF.
reported by carriers averaged less than 1% for the ninth consecutive quarter, following a moderating trend in price increases that began in the first quarter of 2013.
Number of Vitamins & VHMS List Price Changes
reported by carriers averaged less than one percent for the sixth consecutive quarter, following a moderating trend in price increases that began in the first quarter of 2013.
FHFA measures home- price changes
by aggregate market only.