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  • India February CPI seen at 5.2%: Expert Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:36 AM ET
    India February CPI seen at 5.2%: Expert

    Sanjeev Prasad, co-head, Institutional Equities at Kotak Securities, expects India's consumer price index for February to be at 5.2 percent and explains why the central bank will keep rates on hold for the coming months.

  • *Lingering concern over Greece adds to bearish tone, hits stocks. *China CPI lands above forecast but producer prices still falling. Technical negotiations intended to prevent Greece going bankrupt and potentially being forced to abandon the euro bloc will start in Brussels on Wednesday.

  • MOSCOW, March 5- Russia's annual inflation accelerated to 16.7 percent in February, and monthly inflation rose to 2.2 percent month-on-month, the Federal Statistics Service said on Thursday. The increase was broadly in line with analysts' expectations of a rise in the consumer price index in a Reuters poll. Inflation in Russia has been rising steeply as a result...

  • *Dollar index eases from previous day's 1- month high. Jan CPI, durables goods data raise rate-hike bets. LONDON, Feb 27- The dollar index fell on Friday amid month-end selling but was still on track for a record eighth month of gains on better data and comments from Federal Reserve officials that bolstered bets for a rate rise later this year.

  • Why Japan's consumer demand will pick up Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:12 PM ET
    Why Japan's consumer demand will pick up

    Xavier Denis, investment strategist at SG Securities, expects an improvement in Japan's consumer confidence soon, with the government keen to push for wage increases.

  • CPI in biggest drop since 2008; core inflation rises. NEW YORK, Feb 26- Global equities dipped on Thursday as investor enthusiasm was dampened by a pullback in oil prices related to rising inventories, while the dollar rose as economic data drove expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. The MSCI All-Country World equity index was down 0.2...

  • *Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for January. *Seven-year note auction meets with soft demand. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S.

  • Fed's Mester: June still viable option for hike Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:59 PM ET
    Loretta Mester

    Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester explains why she still thinks June should be a viable option to raise interest rates.

  • *Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for Jan. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. Well this piece of data was fine, it was roughly as expected, and so now I can be slightly less defensive, "' said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. consumer prices in January posted their biggest drop since 2008 as gasoline prices continued to tumble, which could give a cautious Federal Reserve ammunition to keep interest rates low a bit longer. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index fell 0.7 percent last month, the largest decline since December 2008, after slipping 0.3...

  • Jobless claims up 31,000 to 313,000 Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Jobless claims up 31,000 to 313,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, consumer prices and durable goods.

  • *Yellen testimony to House identical to Senate testimony. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. Yellen's testimony to the House Financial Services Committee was identical to one she delivered Tuesday to the Senate Banking Committee.

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Prices have remained flat for half the items measured in Japan's consumer price index even after the Bank of Japan launched massive stimulus two years ago, research by a private think-tank showed, underscoring the challenges of ending deflation. Under its quantitative easing policy started in April 2013, the BOJ is attempting to pull Japan out of...

  • *CPI data due 2330 GMT Feb 26, factory output due 2350 GMT. TOKYO, Feb 20- Japan's core inflation is seen slowing for a sixth month in January while factory output is expected to rise, underlining the policy challenge facing the Bank of Japan as it strives to speed up economic growth and achieve its 2 percent price target. The Bank of Japan is counting on exports to help...


  • BEIJING, Feb 10- China's annual consumer inflation hit a five-year low in January while factory deflation deepened, underscoring persistent weakness in the economy and heaping more pressures on policymakers to step up their efforts to support growth. The consumer price index rose 0.8 percent in January from December, the National Bureau of Statistics said...

  • TOKYO, Feb 5- The Bank of Japan is likely to offer a brighter view on factory output this month than in January, when it said it was bottoming out, sources familiar with the central bank's thinking said. But the BOJ may offer a slightly bleaker view on prices to better reflect the recent slowdown in price growth, the sources said. The BOJ will issue the new assessments at...

  • Euro zone inflation: Reaction Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Euro zone inflation: Reaction

    Euro zone core inflation is at -0.6 percent. Daniel Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management gives his takes on the data.

  • CPI drops most in 6 years Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    CPI drops most in 6 years

    CNBC's Steve Liesman tracks the deatils of the steady decline in the Consumer Price Index.

  • December CPI drops 0.4% Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    December CPI drops 0.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective to the data.