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Prices: milk and electricity on the rise;  gas and transport down

Prices: milk and electricity on the rise; gas and transport down

The first day of August was marked by a series of changes to the cost of living in Israel. Prices for electricity and dairy products increased while the price of gasoline and public transport decreased. Dairy products, whose prices are controlled, rose 4.9% on Monday, in accordance with the agreement reached last week between the …

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The Swiss are rushing for firewood and prices are rising

The Swiss are rushing for firewood and prices are rising

In anticipation of the announced energy shortage, many Swiss households are turning to wood for heating this winter. But available stocks are limited and prices are rising sharply. If Switzerland is in the middle of a heat wave, the Swiss population is already thinking about its possibilities of heating next winter with the consequences of …

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It is difficult to rent a car this summer in Switzerland and the prices are soaring

It is difficult to rent a car this summer in Switzerland and the prices are soaring

Car rental companies are experiencing an unprecedented crisis throughout Europe and Switzerland is no longer spared. Available vehicles are in short supply due to shortages in car manufacturing as tourists flock. “Last minute” customers have to pay unprecedented sums. “We’ve never seen that, it’s overpriced,” said Monday in the 7:30 p.m. RTS Sara Sekkate, an …

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The rise in real estate prices remains sustained in the second quarter of 2022

The rise in real estate prices remains sustained in the second quarter of 2022

“It has never been so difficult to become a homeowner in Switzerland for 20 years,” says Jonas Wiesel, co-founder of RealAdvisor. Property prices have continued to rise over the past 12 months: +7.9% for houses and +7.7% for apartments. Over the last quarter at the end of June, house prices (+1.6%) are now increasing less …

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With prices collapsing, crypto is recreating a crisis it was meant to prevent!

With prices collapsing, crypto is recreating a crisis it was meant to prevent!

Around 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto said referring to the 2008 financial crisis: “Banks have to be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. . “. The creator of bitcoin (BTC) then launched a network that was supposed to …

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Prime Day: forget Black Friday, Amazon shrivels up its prices (-80%)

Prime Day is an unmissable event at Amazon. The American merchant invented this operation (on his birthday) to thank his loyal customers. The reductions are very aggressive and the turnover generated is even greater than during Black Friday. For Amazon, Prime Day has overtaken Black Friday for years. The American retailer invented the concept of …

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Late containers, exorbitant prices: sea freight under fire from critics

Late containers, exorbitant prices: sea freight under fire from critics

Posted9 July 2022, 12:48 Container ship owners are accused by their customers of charging excessive prices, which would be partly responsible for the inflation in the price of many products. The lack of punctuality of many container ships is particularly singled out (photo illustration). KEYSTONE They made record profits after the health crisis: the shipowners …

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The effect of teleworking on property prices is far from trivial

The effect of teleworking on property prices is far from trivial

Higher housing prices as a result of COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on inflation and complicate the lives of central bankers for some time. The COVID pandemic has caused a sharp increase in the use of telework, a significant part of which is permanent. Many statistical institutes have shown that this coincided with the …

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