Economic Reports CPI

  • BEIJING, May 10- China's consumer prices rose 2.3 percent in April from the same period last year, the same pace as in March and slightly less than markets had expected, data showed on Tuesday. Analysts polled by Reuters predicted the consumer price index would rise 2.4 percent. Producer prices fell 3.4 percent, a slightly smaller decline than expected and easing...

  • *Nationwide March core CPI -0.3 yr/yr vs f'cast -0.2 pct. TOKYO, April 28- Japan's consumer prices fell in March at the fastest pace in three years and household spending declined at the fastest pace in a year, keeping the Bank of Japan under pressure to implement more stimulus to support the economy. "Oil prices falls and the waning effect from a weak yen pushed down...

  • *Aussie plunges after surprisingly soft Australian CPI. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, April 27- The dollar remained subdued on Wednesday after a broad retreat overnight ahead of policy decisions by both the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan, while the Australian dollar tumbled after data showed core inflation unexpectedly slowed to the lowest on record.

  • *Australia CPI could provide a brief distraction for AUD. SYDNEY, April 26- The dollar and yen were on the defensive early on Wednesday, having suffered a broad retreat overnight as investors hunker down ahead of policy decisions by both the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan. It was back flirting with $1.1300, pulling further away from a trough of $1.1216 set...

  • TOKYO, April 22- Japan's consumer prices likely fell for the first time in five months in March and factory output probably rebounded moderately, a Reuters poll showed, keeping the Bank of Japan under pressure to roll out more stimulus to support the economy. "The main factor behind was a further slide in energy prices but also a slowdown in firms moving to raise...

  • *Consumer prices rise 0.1 percent in March. WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in March and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Federal Reserve will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index gained 0.1 percent last month as a rebound in gasoline prices was...

  • Treasury debt prices pared losses slightly after the release of a weaker-than-expected March U.S. consumer price index survey on Thursday. U.S. consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in March, missing economists' expectations, and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Federal Reserve will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year.

  • Weekly jobless claims down 13K to 253,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer prices which inched up 0.1%. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in March and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Federal Reserve will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index gained 0.1 percent last month as a rebound in gasoline prices was partly offset by a drop in the...

  • MOSCOW, April 13- The International Monetary Fund issued new forecast for gross domestic product and consumer price index late on Tuesday for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Below are the Fund's estimates:. GDP CPI 2016 2017 2016 2017 CIS -1.1 1.3 9.4 7.4 Russia -1.8 0.8 8.4 6.5 Armenia 1.9 2.5 2.6 4.0 Azerbaijan -3.0 1.0 12.8 9.5 Belarus -2.7...

  • SHANGHAI, April 11- China stocks rose nearly 2 percent on Monday morning led by resources shares, as lower-than-forecast inflation data fanned optimism Beijing will continue with loose monetary policies. Hong Kong shares followed the mainland market higher. "The CPI data is lower than expected, so investors now expect further monetary easing to come," said Zhu...

  • *China March CPI +2.3 y/y vs Reuters poll +2.5 pct. SHANGHAI, April 11- China's consumer price inflation rose less than expected in March, flattening out after a four-month strengthening trend, but wholesale prices remained stubbornly in deflation. Economists have been watching closely to see how inflation evolves in China this year following a prolonged...

  • BEIJING, April 11- China's consumer price inflation in March was flat at 2.3 percent from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, below market expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters predicted the consumer price index would rise 2.5 percent, compared with 2.3 percent the prior month. Producer prices in March fell 4.3 percent from a year...

  • MOSCOW, April 5- Russia's consumer price index rose 7.3 percent in March in year-on-year terms after rising 8.1 percent in the previous month, the Federal Statistics Service said on Tuesday. Month-on-month inflation slowed to 0.5 percent from 0.6 percent in February. The year-on-year increase was below analysts' expectations of a rise in the CPI index of 7.5...

  • February CPI down 0.2%, housing starts rebound

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data on consumer prices and housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman, weighs in.

  • Fed's Bullard: Changes not high for global recession

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, discusses global economic strength, and the drop in equity values. I think it's better pricing than it was, says Bullard.

  • James Bullard: Inflation expectations continue to fall

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard weighs in on Fed policy and interest rate hikes.

  • John Lonski, Moody's Analytics, weighs in on January's CPI numbers and what the Fed looks for in the data.

  • January CPI remains unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on consumer prices and inflation.

  • Housing starts down 2.5% in December

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing and consumer prices.