Economic Reports CPI

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in July 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, rose 0.3 percent in the year to July. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the...

  • Japan CPI

    Japan's central bank and government cooperating to tackle inflation is a positive, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.

  • Japan Inflation

    The Bank of Japan has to come up with a new policy to tackle wage growth and inflation, says the Bank of Singapore's Richard Jerram.

  • WELLINGTON, Aug 23- New Zealand's central bank said Tuesday its current interest rate track involves further cuts to balance a number of risks while generating an increase in consumer price index inflation. The New Zealand dollar rose around 0.5 percent after the speech, as investors may have been expecting the central bank to provide more detail on when it...

  • WELLINGTON, Aug 23- New Zealand's central bank said Tuesday its current interest rate track involves further cuts to balance a number of risks while generating an increase in consumer price index inflation. The New Zealand dollar rose around 0.5 percent after the speech, as investors may have been expecting the central bank to provide more detail on when it...

  • *CPI due at 2330 GMT on Thurs. TOKYO, Aug 19- Japan's core consumer prices were expected to fall for a fifth straight month in July, reflecting the strong yen's downward pressure on import costs, a Reuters poll showed. "Downward pressure on consumer inflation from energy prices such as lower gasoline costs remains strong, while other import costs are also on the...

  • UK Inflation Rundown 160817 Asia

    The decline in GBP/USD drove fuel and food prices up, which led to a slight rise in July inflation, says Cicero Group's Andrew Naylor.

  • *Consumer price index flat in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 16- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the first time in five months and underlying inflation moderated, which could further diminish the prospect of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year. Tuesday's tame inflation report from the Labor Department came in the...

  • Housing starts up 2.1%, July CPI unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on the economy.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 16- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the first time in five months and underlying inflation moderated, which could further diminish prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year. The Labor Department said on Tuesday that the flat reading in its Consumer Price Index was the weakest...

  • Aug 16- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Tuesday, a day after Wall Street closed at record highs and ahead of a raft of economic data. *Traders have priced in a mere 9 percent chance of a rate hike in September and a 37.4 percent chance in December, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. *The Labor Department's consumer price index, expected to be...

  • *Sterling sags after downbeat UK housing data, CPI awaited. TOKYO, Aug 16- The dollar treaded water early on Tuesday, caught in a narrow range ahead of a series of U.S. data releases later in the session, while sterling was on the defensive after downbeat U.K. data nudged it towards a 31- year low. The dollar fared better against the pound, which has slid steadily on...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 15- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his backing to a new inflation target in a major speech on Monday, saying his government had brought down consumer price growth from double digits under the last government. Delivering his third Independence Day address, Modi backed the 4 percent inflation target, within a range of 2 percentage points...

  • *Hungary, Czechs report low inflation, Romania cuts forecasts. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Aug 9- Central European currencies and government bonds firmed on Tuesday due to a combination of increased appetite for yield in global markets and lower inflation data from Budapest and Prague. However, remaining uncertainty over the costs of the mortages bill and tensions...

  • China CPI PPI

    China's excess capacity reforms are just starting out but it has not made any material progress just yet, says UBS' Donna Kwok.

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's consumer inflation eased to 1.8 percent year-on-year in July, meeting market expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters predicted the consumer price index would rise 1.8 percent, compared with 1.9 percent posted the prior month. Producer prices fell 1.7 percent for the month, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, compared...

  • China CPI PPI

    China's PPI could turn positive by December after being in negative territory for three years, says Macquarie's Erwin Sanft.

  • China Data

    CBA China Economist Li Wei says he expects China's July CPI to come in at 1.6 percent year-on-year, and PPI to recover to - 2.1 percent on-year.

  • China Growth

    CIMB's Song Seng Wun says China's policymakers are looking for new drivers of growth by acquiring new technology and investing in innovation overseas.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 7- India's decision to formally implement its central inflation target of 4 percent can help moderate future price rises and support macroeconomic stability, Moody's Investors Service said on Sunday. "Sustained moderate inflation would contribute to macroeconomic stability and help prevent a repetition of the short marked cycles of the past,"...