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  • *Easier monetary policy from China central bank seen driving regional stocks. BANGALORE, June 26- Shares in Shanghai, Hong Kong and South Korea are expected to rally over the next six months on expectations that China's central bank will ease policy, boosting both its economy and that of the region, a Reuters poll showed.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 9 Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks in New York on "Monetary policy and Income inequality" at the Charles Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics. LONDON- Bank of England publishes half-yearly Financial Stability Report and Governor Mark Carney holds news conference- 0930 GMT.

  • Santelli: What's really impacting yields     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Fed's Dudley sees mid-2015 rate hike as 'reasonable' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:13 AM ET
    William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

    The Fed can reasonably wait to raise interest rates until mid-2015 without risking an undesirable rise in inflation, an influential Fed policymaker said.

  • Yellen looks to rewrite Fed book on wages, inflation Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:23 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at The Economic Club of New York on April 16, 2014.

    The Fed chief wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession.

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost consumer spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession, but she'll have to fend off policymakers who fear that could cause inflation to surge.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 8 Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Australia- RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at a conference on "Strengthening the G20's Accountability and Effectiveness"- 0300 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bundesbank board member Carl-Ludwig Thiele gives update on Single Euro Payments Area- 0900 GMT.

  • Gary Stern: Yellen right on inflation     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    Gary Stern, former Minneapolis Fed president, weighs in on inflation concerns and how rising medical costs will impact health care.

  • Could inflation be the new subprime? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    "Do not be surprised if 'noisy' is now the new 'transitory,'" said Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets.

  • Santelli: 10-Year's comfort zone     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 7 Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Economic Club of New York- 1205 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- U.S. home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/ 2 years, suggesting that housing was pulling out of a recent slump. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales increased 4.9 percent to an annual rate of 4.89 million units.

  • Santelli: Dollar/yen gone 'comatose'     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • BRUSSELS, June 22- Iraq will be foremost in investors' minds in the coming week as oil price risk has returned to markets, complicating the task for central banks whose policies are beginning to diverge for the first time since the global financial crisis.

  • *S&P 500, DJI end week at record highs. NEW YORK, June 20- Wall Street equities rose on Friday for a sixth straight session and hit new highs, boosted by money managers convinced that U.S. policymakers will keep a lid on interest rates through 2016.. Oil prices backed away from nine-month peaks triggered by worries about the turmoil in Iraq but held at lofty levels.

  • *Oil eases away from $115. NEW YORK, June 20- Wall Street equities hit new highs on Friday, boosted by money managers convinced that U.S. policymakers will keep a lid on interest rates through 2016, while oil prices backed away from nine-month peaks triggered by worries about the turmoil in Iraq.

  • *Copper sees best week since late March. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, June 20- Copper futures rose for a sixth session in a row on Friday in their longest winning run this year, backed by a weaker dollar and tighter physical supply in top consumer China. "And I note that in Asia the Shanghai copper futures performed very well, with some decent volumes, giving a boost to LME prices."

  • *S&P 500 touches new intraday high. NEW YORK, June 20- Wall Street and European equities traded at new highs on Friday while oil prices neared nine-month peaks, spurred by violence in Iraq. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 5.47 points, or 0.13 percent, at 4,364.80.

  • Pros: Two-year tenure for Yellen? Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve

    Janet Yellen may have a two-year tenure, Wall Street analysts said Friday.

  • FOREX-Dollar rises with U.S. yields, sterling dips Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    *U.S./ U.K. two-year yield spread widest since Aug. 2011. NEW YORK, June 20- The dollar rose on Friday on higher U.S. bond yields, while sterling slipped from its recent peaks tied to expectations the Bank of England might raise interest rates by early 2015 on signs of a strengthening British economy.