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Economic Reports CPI

  • *Tokyo May core CPI up 0.1 pct vs f'cast flat growth. TOKYO, May 26- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier to mark a fourth straight month of increases, offering policymakers some hope a steady economic recovery will convince consumers to start spending again. They thus try to trim costs by keeping wages low, "said Takeshi Minami,...

  • TOKYO— Japan's core consumer price index climbed to a two-year high in April of 0.3 percent, as costs for energy rose. Economists said the increase reported Friday was not likely to persist and that prices for imported consumer goods actually fell. The government said the cost of gasoline surged 15 percent and the cost of kerosene jumped 28 percent, as U.S....

  • *Tokyo May core CPI up 0.1 pct vs f'cast flat growth. TOKYO, May 26- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier to mark a fourth straight month of increases, offering policymakers some hope a steady economic recovery will help shift consumers' sticky deflationary mindsets. They thus try to trim costs by keeping wages low, "said Takeshi...

  • *Tokyo May core CPI up 0.1 pct vs f'cast flat growth. TOKYO, May 26- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier to mark a fourth straight month of increases, offering policymakers some hope a steady economic recovery will help shift consumers' sticky deflationary mindsets. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the...

  • JERUSALEM, May 15- Israel's annual inflation rate rose at a slower than expected pace in April, its fourth straight gain after 28 months of falling prices. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was up 0.2 percent in April, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Expectations that inflation will stay below the government's 1-3 percent target...

  • *Global stock index posts fourth straight weekly gain. *U.S. dollar, stocks, Treasury yields slip after sales, CPI data. NEW YORK, May 12- A measure of stock markets around the globe edged up on Friday led by European and emerging market equities while underwhelming U.S. retail sales data pushed U.S.

  • NEW YORK, May 12- The U.S. Demand for Treasuries was also stoked by bargain-minded investors after a lukewarm reception this week to the $62 billion sale of three-year, 10- year and 30- year government debt, analysts and traders said. "With the CPI report today, the market is concerned about inflation," said Thomas Roth, head of Treasury trading at MUFG Securities...

  • *Fed's Evans says could be okay with one more hike in 2017. NEW YORK, May 12- U.S. "It's a pretty clear data response, but it's not going to take us out of the trading range that has been recently carved out," said Blake Gwinn, U.S. rates strategist at NatWest Markets in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • NEW YORK, May 12- U.S. "It's a pretty clear data response, but it's not going to take us out of the trading range that has been recently carved out," said Blake Gwinn, U.S. rates strategist at NatWest Markets in Stamford, Connecticut. U.S. yields rose broadly earlier this week on heavy government and corporate bond supply, along with centrist Emmanuel Macron's...

  • NEW YORK, May 12- The decline in U.S. Treasury yields accelerated on Friday as the increases in domestic retail sales and consumer prices in April fell short of analysts' forecasts, raising doubts about the economy's rebound in the second quarter. Benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was down over 3 basis points at 2.361 percent, while the 30- year yield was 3 basis...

  • What consumer spending is saying about the US economy: Economist

    Constance Hunter, KPMG chief economist, provides insight to the latest economic data and what it indicates about the health of the U.S. economy. CNBC's Steve Liesman, weighs in.

  • April: Retail sales up 0.4%, CPI up 0.2%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on retail sales and consumer prices in April.

  • *A Commerce Department report is expected to show that retail sales rebounded by 0.6 percent in April after falling in March. *Also in focus is a monthly report on the consumer price index and inflation rate, as well as the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment data for May. *From the Federal Reserve, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and his Philadelphia...

  • *A Commerce Department report is expected to show that retail sales rebounded by 0.6 percent in April after falling in March. *Also in focus is a monthly report on the consumer price index and inflation rate, as well as the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment data for May. *From the Federal Reserve, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and his Philadelphia...

  • *Crown reverses firming after bigger-than-expected CPI slowdown. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, May 10- The Czech crown reversed some early strengthening and Hungarian government bonds firmed on Wednesday after the two countries released lower-than-anticipated inflation figures for April. It was below analysts' consensus forecast, just like Hungary's figure, which...

  • *Crown reverses firming after bigger-than-expected CPI slowdown. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, May 10- The Czech crown reversed an early strengthening and Hungarian government bonds firmed on Wednesday after the two countries released lower than anticipated inflation figures for April. It was below the analysts' consensus forecast, just like Hungary's figure, which...

  • China reported consumer prices rose 1.2% year-on-year, above expectations.

  • LONDON, May 3- The Turkish lira slipped off 4-1/ 2- month highs on Wednesday, hit by higher inflation and President Tayyip Erdogan's new attack on interest rate rises, while moves across most other emerging markets were subdued before a Fed meeting. "CPI surprised on the upside but the effect on the lira is limited," said Petr Krpata, chief EMEA FX and interest rate...

  • *March nationwide core CPI +0.2 pct yr/yr vs f'cast +0.3 pct. TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March and household spending fell more than expected in a worrying sign for the central bank that domestic demand won't be strong enough to generate sustained inflation. "I think the BOJ will have to downgrade its...

  • TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for a 0.3 percent annual gain. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the nationwide data,...