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Economic Reports CPI

  • Is China's economy getting any healthier?

    Expect China's trade data to show improvement, says Helen Qiao at BAML.

  • NABE Survey: 2017 GDP forecast 2.2%

    Gregory Daco, Oxford Economics, breaks down the latest results from the National Association for Business Economics.

  • *Nationwide Oct core CPI falls 0.4 pct yr/yr, matches f'cast. TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's core consumer prices marked their eighth straight month of annual declines in October, illustrating the sheer scale of the central bank's struggle to beat deflation and stagnant growth with diminishing policy options. "We still think that underlying inflation will fall a touch...

  • Core consumer prices in Japan fell 0.4 percent in October on-year as expected, the eighth straight monthly decline.

  • Japan CPI

    Consumer prices come in weak as expected in Japan in October, says Takashi Miwa, chief economist Japan at Nomura.

  • LONDON, Nov 23- A system of guaranteed annual pension increases for retired citizens will remain but the government will review its public spending priorities for 2020 onwards, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday. Since June 2010, Britain's state pension has risen by whichever is higher out of Consumer Price Index inflation, average...

  • *Hungary wage deal seen lifting GDP, CPI. *Warsaw leads equities rebound, bond yields decline. BUDAPEST, Nov 22- Central European assets firmed on Tuesday as investors unwound selling positions in emerging markets and Hungary agreed an increase of 15 percent to its minimum wage, a move seen boosting economic growth.

  • *Hungary wage deal seen lifting GDP, CPI; labor shortage a pain. BUDAPEST, Nov 22- Central European assets firmed on Tuesday as investors unwound selling positions in emerging markets and Hungary agreed an increase of 15 percent to its minimum wage next year which is seen boosting economic growth. Inflation in Hungary currently stands at 1.0 percent.

  • CPI, housing data boost Q4 GDP estimates

    CNBC's Steve Liesman gives a rapid update on the economy, and recaps the latest Fed speak by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • October CPI up 0.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on CPI.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in six months in October on rising gasoline costs and rents, suggesting a pickup in inflation that potentially clears the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.4 percent last month after...

  • The outlook for the UK economy

    John Wraith, head of UK rates strategy at UBS, talks about his inflation expectations and how real earnings might be squeezed.

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's consumer inflation rate grew at its fastest pace in six months in October as food prices rose, while producer prices accelerated to a near-five year high, exceeding expectations. The consumer price index rose 2.1 percent in October from a year earlier, compared with a 1.9 percent increase in September, the National Bureau of Statistics...

  • *Hungary's Oct CPI rises to 3- year high, bond yields rise. BUDAPEST, Nov 8- The forint retreated and Hungarian bonds eased after a surprise fall in industrial output, while investors were positioning for a rise in global interest rates after Tuesday's U.S. elections. Hungary's industrial output fell by 3.7 percent in annual terms in September.

  • *Sept nationwide core CPI down 0.5 pct, matching f'cast. TOKYO, Oct 28- Japan's core consumer prices fell for a seventh straight month and household spending slumped in September, endorsing the central bank's view it will take some time for inflation to accelerate to its 2 percent target as the economy stagnates. That said, the central bank is likely to hold off on...

  • *Sept nationwide core CPI down 0.5 pct vs f'cast -0.5 pct. TOKYO, Oct 28- Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in September from a year earlier to mark the seventh straight month of declines, endorsing the central bank's view it will take time for inflation to accelerate to its 2 percent target. The so-called core-core inflation index, which excludes food...

  • What to make of Australian Q3 CPI figures

    While annual inflation remains below 2 percent, it is unlikely that the RBA will cut rates further this year, says Joe Magyer, CIO at Lakehouse Capital.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest gain in five months in September as the cost of gasoline and rents surged, pointing to a steady pickup of inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in December. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- U.S. retirees will receive a 0.3 percent increase in their Social Security checks in 2017, the Social Security Administration said on Tuesday. The rate is determined by averaging together third-quarter inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers. More than 65 million people will benefit...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest gain in five months in September as the cost of gasoline and rents surged, pointing to a steady build-up of inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in December. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after...