hyperinflation


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hyperinflation

(ECONOMICS) an extreme type of INFLATION in which a very rapid exponential growth in prices occurs. The classic instance of hyperinflation was in Germany in 1923. But there have been many instances since, e.g. Hungary in 1946, when a daily doubling of prices occurred, and Argentina in the period after the Falklands War.
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Lung hyperinflation is caused due to blockages in the air passages/sacs that are less elastic, which interferes with the lung function.
Lung hyperinflation is common in people with COPD, and has been linked to impaired cardiac function and a worsening of COPD symptoms, especially breathlessness.
Novartis' (VTX: NOVN) CLAIM study has demonstrated that once-daily treatment with Ultibro Breezhaler (indicator/glycopyrronium 110/50mcg) significantly improved lung and cardiac function when compared to placebo in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with lung hyperinflation, the company disclosed on Thursday.
In COPD, pathologic changes give rise to physiologic abnormalities such as mucus hypersecretion and ciliary dysfunction, gas exchange abnormalities, pulmonary hypertension, and airflow limitation and lung hyperinflation.
KCB Group, East Africa's biggest bank by assets recently said it was shutting more branches due to hyperinflation and shortage of dollars.
1) claim that the German hyperinflation of 1921-23, in which the rise in the general level of prices outpaced money growth, suggests that "something is wrong" with Friedman's dictum.
KINSHASA, Sha'ban 09, 1437, May 16, 2016, SPA -- Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister proposed cutting operating costs of government ministries and other public services by 30 percent on Monday, warning of a risk of hyperinflation if the government failed to act, according to Reuters.
Mr Khan adds: "We have people from around the world laundering money through London's property market leading to hyperinflation in property.
The invariable objection to exercising the government's sovereign money-creating power is that it would lead to hyperinflation, but these figures belie that assumption.
4) Lucrezia from Seaton Burn is anxious to know: when hyperinflation hits, as a result of your unlimited money-printing, should I move into gold or just move to another country whose politicians aren't completely barking?
The sale of the Sudan unit will decrease the impact of hyperinflation in the long run.
7 million during the same period last year despite challenging global financial conditions and downward pressures from increased gas prices, foreign exchange fluctuations and hyperinflation.