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  • LONDON, Aug 29- The beleaguered euro won temporary relief on Friday after euro zone inflation came in line with expectations and somewhat cooled speculation that the European Central Bank would ease monetary policy as early as next week.

  • Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, says the lower-than-expected euro zone inflation data is not a "game-changer" and that the ECB could start QE before year-end.

  • 'Abenomics is failing': Economist     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Charles Dumas, director and chief economist at Lombard Street Research, comments on Japan's latest inflation data and says that Abe's structural reforms are making Japan's "basic problems worse".

  • What's needed to spur further easing from ECB     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.

  • Why BOJ won't budge on easing until Q2 2015     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

    Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says July's inflation figure still trends above expectations, which will underpin the Bank of Japan's confidence in a recovery.

  • Japan still not seeing desirable inflation: S&P     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist, Standard & Poor's, says Japan is still not getting the right kind of inflation and explains why the tax hike could be a headwind to recovery.

  • Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says July's household spending is still seeing a reactionary decline due to April's sales tax hike.

  • David Nowakowski, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, says ECB President Mario Draghi's next policy moves will be "Abenomics for the euro zone".

  • Santelli: Average auctions     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields, and how this week's auctions fared.

  • ECB can afford to be patient on easing: Barclays     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:46 PM ET

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says European inflation data due this week won't be weak enough to prompt more stimulus.

  • LONDON, Aug 27- German Bund yields reached record lows on Wednesday, as further evidence of the region's faltering economy fed market expectations for more European Central Bank stimulus.

  • *JP Morgan calls for ECB rate cut next week. LONDON, Aug 27- German Bund yields reached record lows on Wednesday, as further evidence of the region's faltering economy fed market expectations for more European Central Bank stimulus.

  • *Germany's Schaeuble says Draghi comments' over-interpreted'. LONDON, Aug 27- German Bund yields fell back towards record lows on Wednesday, as further evidence of the bloc's faltering economy fed market expectations for more European Central Bank stimulus.

  • Why Europe's inflation data won't rattle markets     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:46 AM ET

    Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at BoA Merrill Lynch, says markets are already priced in for low inflation data from the euro zone.

  • TOKYO, August 27- Japan's economic outlook has dimmed further and inflation is stalling but analysts in a Reuters poll were split on whether the central bank would ease policy this year or wait until 2015 to try and revive growth.

  • AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve. Yet the latest Associated Press survey of economists finds that most fear the Fed will wait too long to raise interest rates and thereby risk stoking inflation or creating asset bubbles. Still, they're concerned that Janet Yellen's Fed won't raise rates soon enough.

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- The Bank of Japan is likely to keep its bullish inflation outlook even as it cuts its economic growth forecast for this fiscal year in an October report, sources said, suggesting that the bank will not ease policy further at least until the end of 2014..

  • MOSCOW, Aug 26- Russia's Economy Ministry has ramped up its inflation forecasts and halved its 2015 economic growth forecast, adding to signs that tit-for-tat sanctions over Ukraine are seriously harming its economy. It cited the impact of a ban on Western food imports that Russia introduced in retaliation for Western sanctions.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- The euro hit its lowest level in nearly a year against the dollar and euro zone government bond yields fell on Tuesday on growing expectations the European Central Bank could ease monetary policy as soon as next week.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- The dollar rose to its highest level against the euro in nearly a year on Monday as weak German economic data and comments by European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi encouraged bets on looser euro zone monetary policies.