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Economic Reports CPI

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 19- The dollar edged lower on Monday, paring some of the gains made in the wake of strong U.S. inflation data that bolstered bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. U.S. short-term interest rate futures are now implying a 55 percent chance of the Fed raising interest rates by December, compared to around 47 percent before the CPI...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent last month after being unchanged in July. "It certainly is another thing that could help them increase their trend towards normalization," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • rises@ SAO PAULO, Sept 16- Most Latin American currencies slumped on Friday after U.S. inflation data offered additional support to expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike this year, with the Mexican peso hitting a fresh record low against the dollar. Mexico's peso hit a new historic low at 19.777 per U.S. dollar with most financial markets in the country...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar hit a more than two-week high against a basket of major currencies on Friday after U.S. inflation data boosted bets on a faster pace of Federal Reserve interest rate increases, while uncertainty ahead of a Bank of Japan meeting limited the dollar's gains against the yen. The U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent last month after being unchanged in July. "It certainly is another thing that could help them increase their trend towards normalization," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • *Consumer price index rises 0.2 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. consumer prices increased more than expected in August as rising rents and healthcare costs offset a drop in gasoline prices, pointing to a steady build-up of inflation that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its...

  • August CPI up 0.2%

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

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. consumer prices increased more than expected in August as rising rents and healthcare costs offset a drop in gasoline prices, pointing to a steady build-up of inflation that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent last month after...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 16- Russia has every chance of achieving the central bank's target of getting inflation down to 4 percent, the bank's governor, Elvira Nabiullina, said on Friday. Speaking at a news conference, Nabiullina said though that there was a risk that inflation's downward path would stall at around five or six percent. She said Russian gross domestic product...

  • Overall picture for China is positive: Economist

    PPI deflation suggests corporate earnings in China will improve, leading to improving sentiment for the Chinese economy, says Commerzbank's Hao Zhou.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's consumer inflation slowed to 1.3 percent year-on-year in August for its weakest pace since October 2015, missing market expectations, the statistics bureau said on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters predicted the consumer price index would rise 1.7 percent, compared with 1.8 percent posted the prior month. Producer prices fell 0.8...

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Sept 8- Hungarian government bond yields fell to near record lows on Thursday, outperforming other Central European markets, as a drop in inflation fuelled expectations of a central bank liquidity boost. The bank will meet on Sept. 20 and is expected to decide on limiting the funds kept in its 3- month deposits which now hold 1.69 trillion forints.

  • *Hungary's Aug CPI down 0.1 pct, lifts bond prices further. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Sept 8- Hungarian government bond yields fell near record lows on Thursday, outperforming Central European peers, as a drop in inflation boosted expectations for a liquidity boost from the central bank. The bank will meet on Sept. 20 and is expected to decide on limiting the funds kept in its...

  • Japan CPI

    Japan Center for Economic Research's Jun Saito makes the case that the "helicopter money" policy is already in place in Japan.

  • Skyline in Tokyo, Japan.

    Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

  • Japan CPI

    Japan's central bank and government cooperating to tackle inflation is a positive, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.

  • Japan Inflation

    The Bank of Japan has to come up with a new policy to tackle wage growth and inflation, says the Bank of Singapore's Richard Jerram.

  • UK Inflation Rundown 160817 Asia

    The decline in GBP/USD drove fuel and food prices up, which led to a slight rise in July inflation, says Cicero Group's Andrew Naylor.

  • Housing starts up 2.1%, July CPI unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on the economy.

  • China CPI PPI

    China's excess capacity reforms are just starting out but it has not made any material progress just yet, says UBS' Donna Kwok.