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The jobs report is the latest in a string of data that suggest the Fed shouldn't get trigger happy on rates, this economist says.
TOKYO, March 27- Japan's core consumer price index was flat in February compared with a year earlier when excluding the effect of last April's sales tax hike, government data showed on Friday, the first time since May 2013 that it has stopped rising. The data could keep the Bank of Japan under pressure to ease monetary policy further with inflation moving further...
Japan's consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its price target.
The CPI has risen for the first time since October and new data shows improvement in the housing market. Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Bill Stone, PNC Asset Management, weigh in.
*Consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in February. WASHINGTON, March 24- U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in underlying inflation pressures, which could keep a June interest rate increase on the table. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index...
WASHINGTON, March 24- U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in underlying inflation pressures, which could keep a June interest rate increase on the table. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent last month after...
*BOJ Tankan due March 31 at 2350 GMT. TOKYO, March 20- Japanese manufacturers' confidence likely picked up in the first quarter and is expected to improve further as a weak yen boosts exporters and falling oil prices reduce operating costs, data is expected to show in coming weeks. But core inflation is seen slowing for a seventh straight month in February due to weak...
*Kuroda admits core CPI may briefly turn negative. *Brief slide in CPI won't hurt price uptrend- Kuroda. TOKYO, March 17- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said lower energy costs may push consumer prices into negative territory but it won't derail a pick-up in inflation as the economy recovers, signalling that he sees no immediate need to expand stimulus.
Praveen Jagwani, CEO of UTI International, discusses the possibility of more interest rate cuts in India and explains why he's "hugely bullish" on Indian bonds.
REUTERS POLL-CONSUMER PRICE INFLATION TO AVERAGE 0.3 PCT IN 2015; CORE CPI 1.7 PCT.
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...
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.
Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester explains why she still thinks June should be a viable option to raise interest rates.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, consumer prices and durable goods.
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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman tracks the deatils of the steady decline in the Consumer Price Index.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective to the data.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says we shouldn't be overly concerned about today's disappointing inflation data, as the U.K. is seeing a strengthening in its labour market, which should push up inflation.