*Nationwide March core CPI -0.3 yr/yr vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, April 28- Japan's consumer prices fell in March at the fastest pace in three years and household spending declined at the fastest pace in a year, keeping the Bank of Japan under pressure to implement more stimulus to support the economy. "Oil prices falls and the waning effect from a weak yen pushed down... » Read More
WASHINGTON, Nov 17- U.S. consumer prices increased in October after two straight months of declines as the cost of goods and services rose, signs of firming inflation that further support expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent last month,...
WASHINGTON, Nov 17- U.S. consumer prices increased in October after two straight months of declines as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods rose, a tentative sign that the drag on inflation from a strong dollar and lower oil prices was starting to ease. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent last month,...
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on inflation. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
TOKYO, Nov 10- Japanese government bonds edged higher on Tuesday, ending off session lows though constrained by weaker U.S. Demand at a sale of inflation-linked notes was not as bad as some investors had feared. The Ministry of Finance offered 500 billion yen of 10- year JGBs linked to Japan's consumer price index carrying a 0.1 percent coupon.
*Oct CPI +1.3 pct y/y vs +1.6 pct in Sept. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Nov 10- China's October inflation data showed persisting if not intensifying deflationary pressure, spurring analysts to expect more moves to stimulate the slowing economy by year-end. The October consumer price index cooled more than expected, rising 1.3 percent from a year earlier. compared with 1.6...
*Oct CPI +1.3 pct y/y vs +1.6 pct in Sept. BEIJING, Nov 10- China's consumer inflation moderated more than expected in October, while producer prices extended their decline to the 44th straight month, flagging persistent deflationary pressure in the world's second largest economy. The October consumer price index rose 1.3 percent from a year earlier, compared...
*Oct CPI +1.3 pct y/y vs +1.6 pct in Sept. BEIJING, Nov 10- China's consumer inflation moderated again in October, while producer prices declined for the 44th straight month, as falling commodity prices and weak demand add to deflationary pressure. The consumer price index rose 1.3 percent in October from a year earlier, compared with a 1.6 percent increase in...
SHANGHAI, Nov 7- China's consumer price index is expected to rise by about 1.4 percent next year, a think-tank expert said in a report in the official Shanghai Securities News on Saturday, a reflection of deflationary pressure. "In the round, over the next period, due to greater pressure from the economic downturn, overall stable consumer demand, deflationary...
Markets could interpret Fed inaction as a signal of slowing U.S. growth and fear international contagion, explains Vadim Zlotnikov, chief market strategist and co-head of multi-asset solutions at AllianceBerstein.
U.S. consumer prices in September fell by 0.2%, in-line with analysts' expectations.
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.
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.
John Burke, CEO of Burke Financial Strategies, says dwindling capital flight out of China is one sign the economy is stabilizing.
Be on guard, the Bank of Japan could spring a surprise at its monetary policy meeting this week, according to Goldman Sachs.
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.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on last month's consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
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.
Larry Hatheway, chief economist of GAM, says nearly all economies are having problems with inflation, in part due to commodity prices.
Grace Ng, senior China economist at JP Morgan, says the persistent decline in the producer price index could hurt corporate revenue, which limits fixed investments and the country's overall growth.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japanese wage figures aren't adjusted for the number of hours worked.