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Economic Reports CPI

  • *Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.

  • Mark Olson: January CPI number makes a rate hike more likely

    Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors and former Federal Reserve governor, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and his outlook for the Federal Reserve's rate hike timeline.

  • January consumer price index up 0.6%

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of the latest reads on CPI and retail sales.

  • LONDON, Feb 15- The dollar chalked up its 11th straight daily rise on Wednesday, as investors' focus moved to inflation data in the United States for more support for the idea of a rise in Federal Reserve interest rates next month. European trade in the major currencies was dominated by dips for the Swedish crown and sterling after the Riksbank and a report on the UK...

  • *Dollar on best winning streak in daily terms since 2012. LONDON, Feb 15- The dollar ground out an 11th straight daily rise on Wednesday, as investors' focus moved to inflation data in the United States for more support for the idea of a rise in Federal Reserve interest rates next month. Fed chief Janet Yellen testifies for a second day in Congress after spurring more...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- Sterling retreated from its highest level in a month against the euro on Tuesday in early London trade, tracking a broader consolidation of recent moves in major currency markets as investors await UK inflation data for January. The UK currency was also helped by solid manufacturing and trade data at the end of last week which eased concerns...

  • Crowds walk below neon signs on Nanjing Road, which is in the main shopping district of Shanghai, China.

    China's consumer inflation rate quickened to 2.5 percent in January from a year earlier, the highest since May 2014 and beating market expectations.

  • LONDON, Feb 13- Sterling edged up on Monday, extending its winning streak against the euro for a sixth straight day after enjoying a boost from last week's better-than-expected manufacturing and trade data. The pound was up over 0.3 percent against the dollar and steady against the euro which has been hit by nerves around a pickup in political uncertainty in...

  • SANTIAGO, Feb 8- Chile's consumer price index rose 0.5 percent in January, above a Reuters forecast, as prices for alcoholic beverages, tobacco and transportation increased, the government said on Wednesday. Inflation in the 12 months to January was 2.8 percent, just below the midpoint of the central bank's 2 percent to 4 percent target range.

  • *Investors ponder BOJ's' yield curve control' policy. TOKYO, Feb 7- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged higher on Tuesday, shrugging off tepid demand at an auction of inflation-linked 10- year bonds, as investors continued to puzzle over the Bank of Japan's stance on JGB purchases. "For now, shorter maturities, 2- to 5- year JGBs, still have negative yields,...

  • *Tokyo Jan core CPI -0.3 percent y/y vs f'cast -0.4 pct. TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's core consumer prices fell at the slowest annual pace in nearly a year in December, a sign that inflation should pick up in coming months on a rebound in oil costs and rising import costs from a weak yen. But for inflation to approach 2 percent, companies must more actively distribute profits "...

  • *Little reaction to better-than-expected Japan CPI, U.S. TOKYO, Jan 27- The dollar perked up on Friday, rebounding from a seven-week low on optimism over the U.S. economic outlook and corporate earnings, while the Mexican peso fell after the White House floated the idea of a 20 percent tax on Mexican goods to pay for a border wall. Treasury yields and strong equities, "...

  • *Tokyo Jan core CPI -0.3 percent y/y vs f'cast -0.4 pct. TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's core consumer prices fell at the slowest annual pace in nearly a year in December, a sign that inflation should pick up in coming months on a rebound in oil costs and rising import costs from a weak yen. But for inflation to approach 2 percent, companies must more actively distribute profits "...

  • GDP due later in the day, Japan CPI better than expected. TOKYO, Jan 27- The dollar edged up on Friday, rebounding from a seven-week low on optimism over the U.S. economic outlook and corporate earnings, although U.S. Treasury yields and strong equities, "said Minori Uchida, chief FX analyst at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ.

  • Good signs on inflation in Japan: Expert

    John Vail, Nikko AM Americas, weighs in on CPI figures from Japan and potential Trump trade policy impact on the country.

  • *Tokyo Jan core CPI -0.3 percent y/y vs f'cast -0.4 pct. TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's core consumer prices fell at the slowest annual pace in nearly a year in December, data showed on Friday, a sign inflation should pick up in coming months on a rebound in oil costs and rising import costs from a weak yen. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the nationwide...

  • Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in December from a year earlier.

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in December from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The so-called core-core inflation index, which excludes food and energy prices and is similar to the core index used in the United States, was unchanged in the year to December. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the...

  • Australian consumer prices rose by less than expected last quarter while core inflation stayed stubbornly stuck at all-time lows.

  • *Trade data due at 2350 GMT on Tue, core CPI at 2330 GMT Thurs. TOKYO, Jan 20- Japan's core consumer prices were expected to slow their rate of decline in December and exports were seen to have risen for the first time in 15 months, a Reuters poll showed, a positive sign for the economy. "Downward impacts on prices from energy price falls are waning but consumer spending...