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  • *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...

  • What to take away from the FOMC's minutes     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    While the Fed is happy with the U.S. recovery, officials are worried that inflation might persist below their objective for some time, says Robin Bew, MD of Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • Despite the Fed's lack of concern over low inflation, market analysts believe CPI has the potential to move markets on Thursday. CNBC's Patti Domm reports.

  • Fed sees solid US economy, despite new threats Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve policy-makers discussed a variety of economic threats at their October meeting— from turbulent financial markets to overseas weakness— but decided to move forward with plans to end their landmark bond buying program. Minutes of the Fed's Oct. 28-29 meeting released on Wednesday showed that Fed officials grappled with a number of...

  • Santelli: Tracking yields overseas     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 19- Russian meat firm Cherkizovo posted an eight-fold increase in third-quarter earnings, but said it expected a more challenging end to the year, with a weaker rouble driving costs higher and inflation squeezing consumption. Cherkizovo has been one of the few winners so far in Russia's economic downturn after a ban on Western food imports in...

  • The good and bad of Japan's tax hike delay     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Junko Nishioka, Chief Japan Economist at RBS, says a delayed sales tax hike will boost GDP by 0.5 percent in the near term, but warns of negative market implications in the long run.

  • Why Japan's inflation goal is now within reach     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    The delay in sales tax hike, along with the BOJ's surprise stimulus, will help Japan to meet its 2 percent inflation goal, says Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • Santelli: Where's the big rate rise?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Inflation's global trend     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Discussing what the government's wholesale price report means for interest rates and Fed policy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • *No policy change seen after Oct. 31 stimulus. TOKYO, Nov 19- The Bank of Japan is expected to hold policy steady when its two-day meeting ends on Wednesday, but what it has to say about the country's slide into recession may unsettle markets already digesting the government's decision to call a snap election. Having stunned markets with a surprise monetary easing...

  • UK inflation is 'spooking' BoE     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, says he expects to see a fall in petrol and food prices in the U.K., and warns that inflation could fall to 1 percent in coming months.

  • Santelli tracks resistance patterns     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Fed's Powell talks LIBOR reform     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is scheduled to meet with some big banks to discuss an alternative to the controversial LIBOR rate, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • *Momentum has weakened, sees downside risks to growth outlook. *But still expects moderate recovery in 2015, 2016. FRANKFURT, Nov 17- The European Central Bank's stimulus is gaining traction, but should it turn out that its current efforts are not sufficient to accelerate the euro zone recovery, the ECB is ready to do more, ECB President Mario Draghi said.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- Economists trimmed their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter but slightly raised their expectations for the balance of 2014 on an improved outlook for the labor market. Analysts see the economy growing at an annual rate of 2.7 percent in the current quarter, according to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's quarterly survey...

  • Low rates not creating stock bubble: Fed's Powell Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    Jerome Powell

    The Fed governor told CNBC on Monday he's watching very carefully for any signs of excesses in the markets due to near-zero interest rate policy.

  • Rate hike depends on jobs and inflation: Fed     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, says he is cautiously optimistic about the outlook on the economy.

  • LIBOR fixed and better: Fed's Powell     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, about LIBOR reform.