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  • Why pay hikes show jobs market can decide wages Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:14 AM ET
    A Walmart employee pushes grocery carts at a Walmart store in Miami, Feb. 19, 2015.

    Wal-Mart and Aetna's decision to raise pay shows businesses are responsive to the labor market, Business Roundtable president John Engler tells CNBC.

  • TOKYO, Feb 23- Japanese companies see no need for an aggressive pursuit of a 2 percent inflation goal or additional easing in monetary policy, a Reuters poll showed- a stance that supports the central bank's recent rowing back on its consumer price targets. Below are the questions and answers to a poll conducted Feb. 2-17 for Reuters by Nikkei Research.

  • TOKYO, Feb 23- Japan Inc sees no need for an aggressive pursuit of a 2 percent inflation goal or additional monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed- a stance that supports the central bank's recent softer tone on achieving its consumer price target in the near future. Analysts, however, expect the Bank of Japan to embark on more stimulus later this year, topping up its...

  • Santelli: Traders eyeing euro vs. dollar  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Santelli: Traders eye 2-day charts  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • UPDATE 1-OECD raises Italy 2015 GDP forecast to 0.6 pct Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:12 AM ET

    *Warns market sentiment could turn on Italy. Italy has not posted a single quarter of growth since the middle of 2011.. The 114- page report on Italy's economy contained a 2015 growth forecast of 0.4 percent, but the OECD's head Angel Gurria told reporters at a presentation that the most recent developments had prompted an upward revision.

  • Santelli: Fed minute volatility  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling was the biggest mover on major currency markets on Wednesday, driven higher by the latest in a batch of more optimistic signals on Britain's economic prospects ahead of elections in May. In Europe, all eyes remained on Greece and the associated risks to the euro while the yen steadied after a jump driven by the Bank of Japan's confirmation...

  • *BOJ keeps massive stimulus intact. TOKYO, Feb 18- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday he saw no immediate need to expand monetary stimulus again with inflation heading up towards his 2 percent target-despite temporary pressure from slumping oil prices. Kuroda made the remarks after the BOJ, as widely expected, maintained its stimulus...

  • Analysts still see more BOJ stimulus coming Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 9:53 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan kept its massive monetary stimulus program in place, as widely expected, but calls for the central bank to do more are growing.

  • South Korea needs more easing, urgently Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    The Bank of Korea left policy unchanged again this month, prompting criticism from experts who say the economy desperately needs monetary stimulus.

  • BOJ will ease - the question is when  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan will announce additional easing measures but the timing remains uncertain, says Daisuke Nomoto, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Management Investment Advisers.

  • Polcari: Greece will blink  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss how Eurozone tensions are impacting U.S. markets and yields.

  • Santelli: Big action, big moves  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • El-Erian: Worst-case scenario may spark correction Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 9:35 AM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian

    Mohamed El-Erian also tells CNBC a Greek exit from the euro would cause "short-term chaos," but it would not bring the global economy to its knees.

  • Fuel, food driving down UK prices: Economist  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    James Knightley, U.K. economist at ING, says that falling oil and food prices were the main factors behind the fall in U.K. annual inflation.

  • UK inflation falls again: Reaction  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Annual consumer price inflation in the U.K. came in at 0.3 percent in January -- its lowest level since records began. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses.

  • UK inflation: What to expect  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:30 AM ET

    Alan Clarke, chief U.K. economist at Scotiabank, discusses what moves we are likely to see from the Bank of England in the face of falling inflation.

  • Bank of Japan in hot seat to produce inflation Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 5:55 PM ET

    Now that Japan's economy is officially out of recession, the Bank of Japan's focus will shift back to inflation, analysts say.

  • TOKYO, Feb 16- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he hopes the central bank continues with its bold monetary easing campaign to achieve its 2 percent inflation target. Speaking in parliament, Abe praised the BOJ's aggressive stimulus program for helping revive the economy and wipe out the public's "sticky deflationary mindset."