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  • Behind Nikkei's longest winning streak since 1988

    Apart from improvements in the economy, a global appreciation of stock markets also supported the benchmark Nikkei 225, says Takuji Okubo, principal & chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • Why Japan Inc needs to share its wealth

    Kathy Matsui, MD & Chief Japan Strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, says it is crucial for Japanese corporates to release excess cash into the real economy via capex or wage hikes.

  • Janet Yellen

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen stuck to her script Friday, even though traders had hoped a jump in consumer prices would force her to give a nod to the improved inflation data.

  • April CPI up 0.1%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices and inflation. And CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Joel Naroff, Economic Advisors, provide perspective.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen.

    A speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and CPI data guarantee that more traders will be working than otherwise might be ahead of the long weekend.

  • BOJ need not act due to 'good deflation': Pro

    Jesper Koll, managing director & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, explains why the Bank of Japan can hold back further easing as Japan sees a cycle of "good deflation."

  • Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates

    Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says an interest rate cut is unlikely to have a "multiplier effect" on Australia's economy.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.

  • No inflation alarm bells: Economist

    CNBC's Steve Liesman; Justin Wolfers, Peterson Institute; and Michael Zinn, UBS Wealth Management, provide perspective to the latest CPI data and weigh in on the health of the U.S. economy.

  • March CPI up 0.2%

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

  • Futures lower; off worst levels of day

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, shares his thoughts on Friday's trading action ahead of the CPI number.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Friday's March consumer price index is more important since it is one piece of data traders say could change their assumptions on Fed policy.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Friday's March consumer price index is more important since it is one piece of data traders say could change their assumptions on Fed policy.

  • China inflation steady, but here's the bad news

    China's consumer inflation remaining unchanged in March shows that domestic demand is sluggish, says Helen Qiao, chief economist, Greater China at Morgan Stanley.

  • Janet Yellen

    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.

  • Market outlook: CPI & new home sales

    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.

  • India has room for more rate cuts: Pro

    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.

  • 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.