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  • OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    PARIS, Nov 25- The global economy will gradually improve over the next two years but Japan will grow less than previously expected while the euro zone struggles with stagnation and an increased deflation risk, the OECD said on Tuesday. The United States and Britain will grow more strongly then the euro zone and Japan and, among emerging countries, India, Indonesia...

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan needs a credible plan to reduce its debt to contain the risk that the Bank of Japan's quantitative easing could cause inflation expectations to spike, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Tuesday. Delaying the second increase has eased concerns about the economic outlook, but it has also raised worries Japan is...

  • *Oct. 31 easing aimed at eradicating deflation mindset-Kuroda. NAGOYA/ TOKYO, Japan, Nov 25- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday stressed the bank's readiness to expand stimulus further to meet its price goal, a message that was partially echoed by an European Central Bank policymaker as the euro zone economy battles to lift off.

  • BOJ Gov. Kuroda tells firms to up wages, spending Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    TOKYO— Japan's central bank governor is urging companies to raise wages and investment to aid the country's efforts to overcome deflation. Haruhiko Kuroda told a group of businessmen in central Japan on Tuesday that the central bank was committed to achieving a target of 2 percent inflation and that he expects companies to make their decisions based on that...

  • Santelli: US 2-year auction stands out     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Mixed signals from U.S. economy confound Fed: paper Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 24- Conflicting signals from economic data are making it hard for the U.S. The so-called Taylor rule, named after its author Stanford University professor John Taylor, generates an estimate for the appropriate level of interest rates based on the rate of inflation and the level of economic slack. "Determining whether the economy is...

  • Kevin Snowball, CEO at PXP Vietnam Asset Management, says Vietnam's macroeconomic picture is in a "sweet spot", but warns that could hamper a much-needed reform in the stock market.

  • *Aussie holds gains after surprise China rate cut. SYDNEY, Nov 24- The euro flirted with a two-year trough against the dollar early on Monday and was broadly weaker as investors gave the common currency a wide berth on prospects of more easing from the European Central Bank. Selling continued in Asia on Monday, with the euro slipping towards $1.2359, just a whisker...

  • MINSK, Nov 22- Belarus has cut its 2015 economic growth forecast to 0.2-0.7 percent from the previous 2.0 percent because of the economic slowdown in Russia, state news agency Belta quoted Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov as saying. In recent years, Belarus has received tens of billions of dollars in loans and rebates for energy prices from Russia, hit this year...

  • Santelli: 10-year note still in range     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Big money to the Fed: You're going nowhere next year. Add in the risk of a recession in Europe, renewed recession in Japan and disappointing growth in China, and it all adds up to "later, lower, longer," says Prudential Investment's Greg Peters, effectively summing up the Fed outlook from the buy side. Peters, who oversees more than $534 billion of fixed...

  • Fed to let economy 'run hot': Ip     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. economic recovery and the Fed's next move, with Greg Ip, The Economist, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Santelli: Here's what matters     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • US data sends mixed economic signals     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the strong read on Philly Fed in November at 40.8, as well as October existing home sales up 1.5 percent.

  • US jobless claims lowest since 2000; CPI flat Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A We're Hiring sign at a Target store in Mount Kisco, New York.

    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while a reading on consumer prices came in unexpectedly flat.

  • *Inflation among highest in emerging markets. ISTANBUL, Nov 20- The Turkish central bank kept interest rates on hold on Thursday and said it would keep monetary policy tight until the inflation outlook improves significantly, hinting that no cuts are likely until next year. The Istanbul stock index and 10- year benchmark bond were little moved.

  • LONDON/ BEIJING, Nov 20- Surveys sounded warning bells for the global economy on Thursday as euro zone businesses grew less quickly than any forecaster expected and China's factories lost momentum. Markit's Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index for November, based on surveys of thousands of companies and seen as a good growth indicator, fell to 51.4,...

  • Asian currencies face 'double whammy'     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says Asian currencies have come under pressure following a weaker yen and soft economic data coming out of China.

  • *Oct exports +9.6 pct y/y vs f'cast +4.5 pct y/y. TOKYO, Nov 20- Japanese exports grew in October at the fastest pace in eight months, an encouraging sign that global demand could help the country recover from recession and support the central bank's optimistic economic outlook. "The trade data shows that exports will contribute to growth in the fourth quarter and...

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- Japanese exports grew in October at the fastest pace in eight months in an encouraging sign that global demand could help the country recover from an unexpected recession and support the central bank's optimistic economic outlook. "The trade data shows that exports will contribute to growth in the fourth quarter and help recoup some of the...