hyperinflation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hyperinflation


Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation

Sep 14, 2018 - 8:08 PM

Leloy Claudio talks about the good and bad of inflation

Venezuela claims 'thousands' of migrants want to come home

Aug 30, 2018 - 9:41 AM

Brazil President Michel Temer has called on 'the international community to adopt diplomatic measures' to halt the 'tragic' exodus of Venezuelans that 'threatens the harmony of practically the entire continent'

Venezuelans in Peru take up Maduro's offer to fly home

Aug 28, 2018 - 11:22 AM

The move is part of the socialist government's 'Return to the Homeland' scheme to counter a mass exodus and woo back young Venezuelans to work in the crisis-torn country

'RETURN TO THE HOMELAND.' Venezuelan migrants wait to enter the boarding area of the international airport in Lima after a group of Venezuelan nationals – who chose to return to their country after experiencing difficulties in Peru – received a plane ticket paid by their government, on August 27, 2018. Photo by Teo Bizca/AFP

EXPLAINER: What is hyperinflation?

Aug 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Here's an overview of what hyperinflation means, how it starts, how it affects people, and what can be done to address it

Venezuelan business leaders hit Maduro's new banknotes

Aug 21, 2018 - 11:56 AM

(UPDATED) Alongside the bolivar redenomination, President Nicolas Maduro announces other measures to tackle widespread poverty, including a massive 3,400% wage hike

NEW BILLS. Picture of a new five Bolivar-note (R) and its equivalent in old Bolivar-bills in Caracas on August 20, 2018. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela relaunches currency, as analysts warn of worsened crisis

Aug 18, 2018 - 11:28 PM

Ahead of the relaunched currency, President Nicolas Maduro announces a minimum wage hike, the fifth so far this year

VENEZUELA. In this file photo, a person's shadow is cast on a Venezuelan national flag in Caracas on July 10, 2017. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela loosens grip on currency in bid to ease crisis

Aug 03, 2018 - 8:58 AM

The Constituent Assembly, dominated by President Nicolas Maduro's loyalists, announces the passage of a decree authorizing money exchange operations

CURRENCY. In this file photo, a customer receives money at a currency exchange office in Caracas on February 19, 2015. File photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela senior citizens block streets demanding pension checks

Jul 19, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Some 200 seniors block traffic near the presidential palace demanding payment in full of their monthly retirement pension

A man counts 1000-Bolivar-bills to buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighbourhood of Caracas, on June 20, 2018. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the military to take control of popular markets in different states across the country, in the midst of an hyperinflationary spiral and severe shortage of staple foods.  Federico PARRA / AFP

TS Henry, Federalism, Boracay, Apple emojis | Evening wRap

Jul 17, 2018 - 9:50 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Gelo Gonzales

Hyperinflation, OFW remittances, Trump - Putin | Midday wRap

Jul 17, 2018 - 2:17 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Margie de Leon

Federalism might lead to hyperinflation – economists

Jul 16, 2018 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Economists from the University of Asia and the Pacific warn that sky-high inflation may happen to the Philippines should it shift to federalism

Venezuela's 'millionaires,' the new poor

Jun 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Sitting atop the world's largest reserves of crude, Venezuela – once Latin America's richest country – is now a state of millionaires, but the millions are in bolivars and practically worthless

HYPERINFLATION. A man counts 1000-Bolivar-bills to buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighborhood of Caracas, on June 20, 2018. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela inflation hits 24,571% – lawmakers

Jun 12, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The country is in the midst of an ever-deepening crisis, with food and medicine in short supply

People buy vegetables at a street stall in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on May 19, 2018 on the eve of the country's presidential election. Venezuela holds presidential elections on May 20, in which Maduro is seeking a second six-year term.  / AFP PHOTO / Luis ROBAYO