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  • TOKYO, July 20- The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and pushed back again the timing for achieving its 2 percent inflation target on Thursday, reinforcing expectations it will lag well behind major global central banks in dialling back its massive stimulus programme. Following is a table of median forecasts by the BOJ's nine board members of gross...

  • REUTERS POLL- AUSTRALIA CPI INFLATION SEEN AVERAGING 2.2 PCT IN 2017 AND 2018.

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar sank to a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening and worries that President Donald Trump will fail to deliver healthcare reforms. Weighing on the greenback, two more Republican...

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar sank to a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening and worries that President Donald Trump will fail to deliver healthcare reforms. The implementation of his fiscal policy will be...

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar wallowed near a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, pressured by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening while weak New Zealand inflation data knocked the kiwi currency. In contrast, central bank policymakers in the euro zone, the UK...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday, after weaker-than-forecast data on consumer prices and retail sales in June raised doubts about U.S. economic growth and whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again in 2017.. "The CPI data begs the question, at what point does transitory becomes something that is...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The U.S. dollar weakened and government bond yields fell to multiweek lows on Friday after a benign reading of U.S. inflation in June and soft retail demand raised doubts the Federal Reserve would increase interest rates later this year. The U.S. consumer price index increased 1.6 percent, the smallest gain since October 2016, after rising 1.9...

  • *JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup lower after quarterly results. *June CPI comes in below expectations. July 14- U.S. stocks were trading at record levels in early afternoon trading on Friday, as weak economic data dimmed chances of another rate hike this year and tech stocks gained.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The U.S. dollar weakened and government bond yields fell to multi-week lows on Friday after a benign reading of U.S. inflation in June and soft retail demand raised doubts the Federal Reserve would increase interest rates later this year. The U.S. consumer price index increased 1.6 percent, the smallest gain since October 2016, after rising 1.9...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June and retail sales fell for a second straight month, pointing to tame inflation and soft domestic demand that diminished prospects of a third interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this year. The Labor Department said the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index came as the cost of...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The dollar extended its earlier decline against a basket of major currencies on Friday, after weaker-than-forecast data on consumer prices and retail sales in June raised doubts about U.S. economic growth and whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again in 2017.. "The CPI data begs the question, at what point does transitory...

  • This keeps the Fed on a gradual pace "for further rate increases, said Eric Souza, senior portfolio manager at SVB Asset Management in San Francisco. The Labor Department said earlier Friday the CPI grew 1.6 percent from a year earlier in June, marking the smallest year-over-year gain since October 2016. At the same time, retail sales unexpectedly fell by 0.2...

  • *JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup lower after quarterly results. July 14- U.S. stocks were slightly higher at the open on Friday as June consumer price index data indicated benign inflation that could test the Federal Reserve's resolve to raise interest rates for a third time this year, while investors parsed earnings reports from big banks.

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June and retail sales fell for a second straight month, pointing to tame inflation that could diminish prospects of a third interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index came as the cost of gasoline...

  • *JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup lower after quarterly results. July 14- U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly higher on Friday as June consumer price index data indicated benign inflation that could test Fed's resolve to raise interest rates for a third time this year, while investors parsed earnings reports from big banks. "While the economy is growing, there...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • June retail sales down 0.2%,  CPI remains unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on retail sales and consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds insight.