• SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, March 27- Brazil's economy grew a slightly better-than-expected 0.1 percent in 2014, but sliding investment and government spending set the stage for what most observers expect will be a painful recession this year. Last year's modest expansion, as published by the government statistics agency on Friday, was still the worst performance...

  • BRASILIA, March 26- Brazil's central bank signaled on Thursday it will continue to raise interest rates as it expects inflation to remain too high next year despite a contracting economy. "Although we have seen some progress in the stabilization of inflation expectations for 2016, we still don't consider that to be enough," central bank director Luiz Awazu...

  • Treasury auctions 7-year notes   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Treasury auctions 7-year notes

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the Treasury auctioned 7-year notes.

  • Russian minister predicts new interest rate cut Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:33 PM ET

    MOSCOW— Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukaev says that the country's central bank could cut interest rates next month as the economy stabilizes. The Bank of Russia raised its key interest rate sharply to 17 percent in December when the ruble crashed to record lows against the dollar, but has since cut it for two months in succession as the...

  • Fed Lockhart: Rate hike may come after midyear Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:55 AM ET
    Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

    Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.

  • Santelli: Euro not giving up   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Santelli: Euro not giving up

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the Treasury auctioned off 5-year notes.

  • LONDON, March 25- Sterling fell against the euro on Wednesday, hitting a one-month low as investors pushed back expectations of interest rate hikes amid growing talk that inflation in Britain will stay low for sometime to come. Annual inflation in Britain dropped to zero in February and investors are factoring in the chance of a first rate hike in mid-2016,...

  • Has Japan survived the post-tax hike slump?   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    Has Japan survived the post-tax hike slump?

    After hitting the bottom last August, Japan's economy is en route to recovery from the tax-induced economic slump, says Hideo Hayakawa, former executive director of the Bank of Japan.

  • Santelli: Trading equities based on euro   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Santelli: Trading equities based on euro

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • 2-Year Treasury note auction yield: 0.60%   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    2-Year Treasury note auction yield: 0.60%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli tracks demand at the 2-year Treasury note auction.

  • UK Inflation: Will BoE mandate change?   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    UK Inflation: Will BoE mandate change?

    Adam Myers of Credit Agricole talks about the U.K. inflation data and how it will impact the Bank of England's mandate.

  • Consumer prices rise for the first time since October Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    A shopper has his receipt checked before leaving a Best Buy store in Westbury, New York.

    U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in inflation.

  • LONDON, March 24- British inflation vanished last month, hitting zero for the first time on record, official figures showed on Tuesday. The annual rate of consumer price inflation dropped to zero percent, from 0.3 percent in January, the Office for National Statistics said, keeping a rate rise by the Bank of England firmly off the table for now.

  • Is the ADB's GDP forecast for India reasonable?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 10:53 PM ET
    People walk past a LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA store at the DLF Emporio shopping mall in New Delhi, India.

    Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, says the Asian Development Bank's forecast for India to grow 7.8 percent in fiscal year 2015-2016 matches market expectations.

  • Santelli's midday bond check   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    Santelli's midday bond check

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • NEW YORK— Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer says he expects the Fed to start raising interest rates sometime this year. Once that happens, though, rates won't likely move in any predictable pattern, he added. "An increase in the target federal funds range likely will be warranted before the end of the year," Fischer said in a speech to the Economic Club of...

  • 'Immaculate tightening' a fool's errand: BlackRock Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    Peter Fisher, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock.

    The Federal Reserve is trying too hard to create the perfect environment for raising interest rates, BlackRock's Peter Fisher tells CNBC.

  • The Fed's priority list   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Fed's priority list

    CNBC's Patti Domm discusses the market's focus on inflation by analyzing the chart created by Deutsche Bank Economist Joseph LaVorgna.

  • Who's getting into the 'reflation game'?   Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 10:37 PM ET
    Who's getting into the 'reflation game'?

    Jonathan Wilmot, head, Macro Investments at Credit Suisse Asset Management, says the trend of reflation has started to extend to Japan and Europe.

  • Fed's Evans: Rate hike in 2016 more likely   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    Fed's Evans: Rate hike in 2016 more likely

    Chicago Fed President Charles Evans gives comments on the FOMC statement. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.