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Economic Reports CPI

  • TEL AVIV, April 14- Israel's annual inflation rate rose at a faster than expected pace in March, its third straight gain after 28 months of falling prices. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was up 0.3 percent in March, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. Expectations that inflation will stay below the government's 1-3 percent target...

  • TEL AVIV, April 14- Israel's annual inflation rate rose at a faster than expected pace in March, its third straight gain after 28 months of falling prices. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was up 0.3 percent in March, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. Expectations that inflation will stay below the government's 1-3 percent target...

  • SHANGHAI, April 14- China's main indexes on Friday had their biggest loss in two weeks amid concerns over stepped-up regulation and whether an economic recovery could be losing steam. Data showed China's production price inflation starting to peak, CPI weaker-than-expected and property sales growth down sharply. "These are definite signs that the reflation...

  • Customers purchase goods at a supermarket on December 9, 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

    China's consumer prices rose 0.9 percent in March from a year ago, lower than Reuters forecast of 1 percent

  • *Hungary, Romania release lower-than-expected inflation figures. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, April 11- Central European currencies mostly eased on Tuesday as investors shunned risky assets due to rising geopolitical risks, while Hungary and Romania published lower-than-expected inflation figures. The Czech crown led the decline, shedding 0.3 percent to trade...

  • *Crown joins forint, zloty easing. *Bond yields at multi-month lows after CPI, PMI, retail data. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, April 4- Central European currencies eased and bonds extended gains on Tuesday after a batch of weaker-than-expected economic data.

  • *Tokyo March core CPI down 0.4 pct yr/yr vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, March 31- Japanese factory output rose at the fastest pace in eight months and the jobless rate hit a two-decade low in February, a sign a rebound in overseas demand continued to brighten prospects for the country's export-reliant economy. "We can tell that Japan's economy is benefiting from a...

  • *Tokyo March core CPI down 0.4 pct yr/yr vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, March 31- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, marking the fastest annual pace in nearly two years but still distant from the central bank's ambitious 2 percent target. Separate data showed Japan's jobless rate stood at 2.8...

  • *Tokyo March core CPI down 0.4 pct yr/yr vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, March 31- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, marking the fastest annual pace in nearly two years but still distant from the central bank's ambitious 2 percent target. Separate data showed Japan's jobless rate stood at 2.8...

  • JERUSALEM, March 15- Israel's annual inflation rate rose at a faster than expected pace in February, its second straight gain after 28 months of falling prices. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was unchanged in February, the Central Bureau of Statistics said. Expectations that inflation will stay below the government's 1 to 3 percent target in...

  • Shoppers at a Best Buy store in Brooklyn, New York.

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

  • *Profit-taking continues in Warsaw stocks, zloty eases. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, March 9- The Czech crown exchange rate implied in six-month forward contracts eased to a two-month low on Thursday, even as stronger-than-expected February inflation fed expectations that the central bank would soon abandon its cap on the currency. "creates space for an end to the...

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, March 9- The Czech crown exchange rate implied in six-month forward contracts eased to a two-month low on Thursday, even as stronger-than-expected February inflation fed expectations the Czech central bank will abandon its cap on the currency soon. But now inflation is quickly rebounding in Central Europe, reaching the Czech central bank's...

  • BEIJING, March 9- China's producer price inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in nearly nine years in February and by more than expected as prices of steel and other raw materials extended a torrid rally, boosting profits for industrial companies worldwide. "We have yet to see any significant pass through effects from PPI inflation to CPI inflation, which...

  • China PPI related to commodity prices: Economist

    Shen Jianguang of Mizuho Securities Asia says higher commodity prices contributed to the jump in producer prices in China.

  • China's producer price index rose by a more-than-expected 7.8 percent in February from a year earlier, the fastest pace since September 2008.

  • *Hungary's CPI at 4- year high, no monetary policy change is seen. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, March 8- Hungarian long-term. Hungary's annual inflation rose to a higher-than-expected 2.9 percent in February from 2.3 percent in January.

  • *Tokyo Feb core CPI -0.3 vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, March 3- Japan's core consumer prices rose for the first time in over a year in January thanks to a pickup in energy costs, but a slump in household spending showed why economic growth and inflation have lagged the more ambitious goals set out by policymakers. As rising protectionism in the United States poses risks...

  • *Tokyo Feb core CPI -0.3 vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, March 3- Japan's core consumer prices rose for the first time in over a year in January thanks to a pickup in energy costs, but a slump in household spending showed why economic growth and inflation have lagged the more ambitious goals set out by policymakers. As rising protectionism in the United States poses risks...

  • 2% inflation target still 'quite far away' for Japan: Economist

    Takashi Miwa, chief economist at Nomura, talks about the latest CPI read out of Japan and how the Bank of Japan might react to this.