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  • *Singapore eases by slowing currency appreciation. TOKYO, Oct 14- Asian shares tottered on Wednesday, extending losses after consumer inflation in China eased more than expected and heightened concerns about deflationary pressures in the world's second-largest economy. China's consumer price index rose 1.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the...

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- Japanese stocks fell on Wednesday as cooling inflation in China rekindled worries about weakened conditions in the world's second-biggest economy, a key market for Japan's major manufacturers. Short-covering had driven a rally leading into U.S. earnings season, but buyers receded after soft consumer price data from China underscored the...

  • BEIJING, Oct 14- Consumer inflation in China cooled more than expected in September while producer prices extended their slide to a 43rd straight month, adding to concerns about deflationary pressures in the world's second-largest economy. The consumer price index rose 1.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on...

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- Asian shares tottered on Wednesday, extending losses after consumer inflation in China eased more than expected and heightened concerns about deflationary pressures in the world's second-largest economy. China's consumer price index rose 1.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said, falling short of...

  • BEIJING, Oct 14- Consumer inflation in China eased more than expected in September while producer prices fell for the 43rd straight month, adding to concerns over growing deflationary pressures in the world's second-largest economy. The consumer price index rose 1.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on...

  • China still a disinflationary environment: StanChart Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:06 PM ET
    China is still in a disinflation environment: StanChart

    China's economy is undergoing a "pretty significant transformation" into a service-led economy, says Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy at Standard Charter.

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- Asian shares tottered on Wednesday, taking cues from Wall Street's losses and pressured by a continued selloff in oil as investors awaited consumer price data from China this session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.3 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock index shed 1.1 percent. China's consumer price index...

  • Will there be a global recession in 2016? Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 8:15 PM ET
    Will there be a global recession in 2016?

    Data including U.S. and European consumer confidence and consumption doesn't point to a global recession next year, says Sonja Laud, investment director of global multiasset at Baring Asset Management.

  • China's economy is not facing collapse: Pro Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 7:23 PM ET
    China's economy is not facing collapse: Pro

    John Burke, CEO of Burke Financial Strategies, says dwindling capital flight out of China is one sign the economy is stabilizing.

  • Taiwan stocks up after Sept CPI rises Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 10:06 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct 7- Taiwan stocks gained on Wednesday after September's consumer price index rose unexpectedly, accelerating for the first time in nine months on higher food prices. The transport and tourism sub-indices slipped 1.41 percent and 0.6 percent respectively, the biggest losers, on reports that China is slashing by 95 percent the number of tourists...

  • Goldman thinks BOJ could spring a surprise this week Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 10:06 PM ET

    Be on guard, the Bank of Japan could spring a surprise at its monetary policy meeting this week, according to Goldman Sachs.

  • CPI falls in August, weighs on dollar. NEW YORK, Sept 16- The dollar slid on Wednesday, as a surprise decline in U.S. inflation last month tempered expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates at this week's monetary policy meeting. Following the inflation data, traders placed just a 21 percent chance that the U.S. central bank would end its...

  • WRAPUP 2-Weak U.S. inflation complicates Fed rate decision Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 11:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August as gasoline prices resumed their decline and a strong dollar curbed the cost of other goods, pointing to tame inflation that complicates the Federal Reserve's decision whether to hike interest rates. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index slipped 0.1 percent, the...

  • LONDON, Sept 16- Oil rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday after an unexpected drawdown in U.S. stockpiles, an increase in U.S. gasoline prices, and on the back of rising global markets. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its consumer price index fell 0.1 percent last month, the first decline since January, pointing to tame inflation that complicates the Fed's...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August as gasoline prices resumed their decline and a strong dollar curbed the cost of other goods, pointing to tame inflation that complicates the Federal Reserve's decision whether to hike interest rates. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index slipped 0.1 percent last...

  • Pro: Here's why Fed's unlikely to hike rates... Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Pro: Here's why Fed's unlikely to hike rates...

    Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds weighs in on why he thinks the Fed is unlikely to announce an interest rate hike after this week's FOMC meeting.

  • U.S. consumer prices post first decline in seven months Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August as gasoline prices resumed their decline and a strong dollar curbed the cost of other goods, pointing to tame inflation that complicates the Federal Reserve's decision whether to hike interest rates. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index slipped 0.1 percent last...

  • August CPI down 0.1% Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    August CPI down 0.1%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on last month's consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • *UK annual CPI falls to zero in August from +0.1 pct. LONDON, Sept 15- British inflation fell back to zero in August after oil prices dropped at the fastest rate since the start of the year, keeping annual price growth far below the Bank of England's target and an interest rate rise off the table for now. The Office for National Statistics said the fall in annual CPI to...

  • Weak inflation to pave way for RBI rate cut: Pro Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    Weak inflation to pave way for RBI rate cut: Pro

    Shilan Shah, India economist at Capital Economics, expects the Reserve Bank of India to cut interest rates by 25 basis points at its September meeting on the back of cooling inflation data.