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Economic Reports CPI

  • 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.

  • Customers browse snacks and confectionary at a store in a shopping street in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

    Japan's core consumer prices rose for the first time in over a year 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 due to a pickup in energy costs and private consumption, offering some hope for the central bank's efforts in accelerating inflation to its 2 percent target. But household spending slumped in January even as the job market...

  • TOKYO, March 3- Japan's core consumer price index rose 0.1 percent in January from a year earlier, marking the first year-on-year rise since December 2015, government data showed on Friday. A separate, new index that excludes the effect of energy and fresh food prices, but includes processed food costs, rose 0.2 percent in January from a year earlier, the data from...

  • LONDON, March 2- Euro zone government bond yields edged up on Thursday ahead of data expected to show the fastest rise in euro area consumer prices in over four years. Europe's benchmark German 10- year yield hit a 10- day high, buttressed by expectations that the U.S. "Today's Eurozone CPI data will likely show that the headline inflation rate breached 2 percent...

  • Data supports Fed rate hike in March: Economist

    Jason Schenker of Prestige Economics says markets are underpricing Yellen's comments that taking too long to raise rates could result in recession.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December. Data from the Commerce Department showed that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month as households bought electronics and a range of other goods.

  • JERUSALEM, Feb 15- Israel's annual inflation rate turned positive in January after 28 months of falling prices. Israel's inflation rate had turned negative in September 2014 for the first time since 2007. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was still negative- down 0.2 percent in January, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 15- Latin American currencies mostly weakened on Wednesday after U.S. consumer prices rose by the most in nearly four years, fueling bets on higher U.S. interest rates. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month, surpassing analyst expectations of a 0.3 percent increase. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

  • *Jan retail sales top estimates, consumer price index up. Feb 15- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, although the Dow and the Nasdaq managed to eke out record intraday highs, as investors assessed a spate of strong economic data and awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony. Yellen's testimony before the House Financial Services...

  • *Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.

  • Mark Olson: January CPI number makes a rate hike more likely

    Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors and former Federal Reserve governor, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and his outlook for the Federal Reserve's rate hike timeline.

  • January consumer price index up 0.6%

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of the latest reads on CPI and retail sales.

  • LONDON, Feb 15- The dollar chalked up its 11th straight daily rise on Wednesday, as investors' focus moved to inflation data in the United States for more support for the idea of a rise in Federal Reserve interest rates next month. European trade in the major currencies was dominated by dips for the Swedish crown and sterling after the Riksbank and a report on the UK...