Blackouts and soaring prices: Pakistan’s economy is on the brink | CNN Business

Islamabad/London CNN  —  Muhammad Radaqat, a 27-year-old greengrocer, is worried. He doesn’t know how much an onion will cost next

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Britain hit by biggest day of strikes in a decade as pay disputes escalate | CNN Business

London CNN  —  As many as half a million workers are striking across Britain on Wednesday, closing schools, canceling university

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China’s reopening isn’t all good news. Inflation could get a second wind | CNN Business

London CNN  —  China’s swift reopening after nearly three years of strict coronavirus controls could provide a much-needed boost to

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The US economy grew by 2.9% in the fourth quarter, more than expected | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN  —  The US economy expanded again during the fourth quarter, registering solid growth to end 2022 even as

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Inflation in Japan hits highest level in 41 years | CNN Business

Tokyo Reuters  —  Japan’s core consumer prices in December rose 4.0% from a year earlier, double the central bank’s 2%

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Why Egypt is asking its people to eat chicken feet | CNN Business

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in today’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, CNN’s three-times-a-week look inside

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French baguette under threat from soaring inflation. CNN speaks to bakers in France | CNN Business

In December 2022, the baguette — France’s national dish — was added to UNESCO’s list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.”

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Egg prices exploded 60% higher last year. These food prices surged too | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN  —  Eggs, milk, butter, flour … if you were making pancakes last year, it would have cost you.

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The owner of Uniqlo is boosting pay for Japan employees by up to 40% as inflation bites | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN  —  Fast Retailing, the Japanese giant that owns popular clothing brands Uniqlo and Theory, will start paying

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Global markets struggle to put last year’s misery behind them | CNN Business

London CNN  —  European and Asian stocks pushed higher on the first major trading day of 2023 as investors try

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