TOKYO— Japan's economy barely grew late last year, data released Friday suggest, as stagnant incomes, the slowdown in China and the mixed blessing of lower oil prices hobbled Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recovery strategy. No major policy changes are likely, though Japan's ratification of the 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact could be slowed by...» Read More
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the recent data ahead of the Fed's decision later on Wednesday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest unemployment numbers and consumer prices.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers from the Consumer Price Index.
CNBC's Patti Domm takes a look ahead at Wednesday's market report, anticipating a major CPI drop caused by the plummeting gasoline prices.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the consumer. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on how the numbers may likely impact the Fed's policy decision.