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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- Canadians would be working more hours if the nation's recovery were truly self-sustaining, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Friday, casting a different light on the surge in employment in September. Poloz, who will be presenting the central bank's Monetary Policy Report on Oct. 22, also said a lot of the price hikes Canada has seen...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- Brazil expects to see greater volatility in its economy when the United States begins hiking interest rates, Brazilian central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said on Saturday. Brazil has been preparing for an eventual rise in U.S. rates by amassing around $380 billion in currency reserves and maintaining a floating currency, Tombini said on...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan vowed on Friday to take whatever steps were necessary to fend off deflation in the face of a weak global economy, worsening euro zone outlook and falling commodities prices. "At the moment we have this deflation risk, or risk of negative inflation, especially also because the European situation...

  • Santelli: Important foreign exchange move     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • US import costs drop as oil, dollar tame inflation Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A container is loaded at the Port of Baltimore, Sept. 8, 2014.

    U.S. costs of imported goods fell for a 3rd straight month, data showed on Friday, as falling oil prices contained inflationary pressure.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10- Malaysia sees economic growth holding steady at 5.0 to 6.0 percent in 2015, despite expectations that domestic demand will be dampened by reduced fuel subsidies and the introduction of a new sales tax. The forecast, alongside an estimate of 5.5 to 6.0 percent growth for this year, was given in the government's 2014/ 2015 economic report,...

  • Santelli: HYG approaches new low     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Dovish Fed minutes help European shares halt slide Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    *Suedzucker down 11.3 pct, Gerresheimer down 8.2 pct. Disappointing outlook statements from two German companies injected some nerves into otherwise bullish market sentiment, however, and heightened worries about the state of Europe's largest economy. In them, the Fed expressed concern the rising dollar could slow a needed rebound in inflation and...

  • Dollar rally & Fed policy     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Discussing deteriorating economic data in Germany and how the dollar rally is influencing the Fed, with CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial founder & CEO.

  • Santelli: Dollar firms up     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Fed's Evans says would accept 2.5 percent inflation Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    PLYMOUTH, Wisc., Oct 8- Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Wednesday he would tolerate an increase in inflation to as high as 2.5 percent, temporarily, in the interest of getting the economy back on track to health. Under his current outlook, Evans said inflation would not rise back to the Fed's 2 percent target until 2018..

  • METALS-LME copper flat, global growth worries cap gains Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    *China demand eyed going into fourth quarter. *ShFE zinc hits 1- month high; low China stocks support. SYDNEY, Oct 8- London copper turned flat on Wednesday as worries about global growth clouded the outlook for metals and doused a short-covering rally triggered as China returned after a week-long break.

  • Santelli: Good demand at 3-year auction     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • *IMF cuts forecasts for euro zone, Japan, Brazil. WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for the third time this year on Tuesday, warning of weaker growth in core euro zone countries, Japan and big emerging markets like Brazil. In its flagship World Economic Outlook report, the Washington- based lender cut its...

  • IMF cuts growth outlook, warns on euro zone, Japan Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for the third time this year on Tuesday, warning of weaker growth in core euro zone countries, Japan and big emerging markets like Brazil. The Fund's gloomy projections will set the stage for the gathering of the world's top economic policymakers in Washington this week,...

  • TOKYO, Oct 7- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stressed his resolve to maintain massive stimulus for a prolonged period but shrugged off the need to expand it soon, remaining upbeat on the outlook despite signs the economy may be in a mild recession. Kuroda also stuck to his view that a weak yen is positive for Japan's economy. As widely expected, the BOJ...

  • By Leika Kihara and Stanley White. TOKYO, Oct 7- The Bank of Japan on Tuesday maintained its massive asset buying programme but offered a bleaker view on factory output, following signs that the world's third-largest economy was hit harder than expected by a sales tax increase in April. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda maintained that optimism earlier in the day,...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- European equities advanced while the dollar paused after a sharp rally last week as forecast-beating U.S. jobs data eased concerns about global economic growth. The upbeat U.S. data contrasts starkly with the outlook in Europe, where German industrial orders posted their biggest monthly drop since 2009 in August. That strengthened the view that...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- European equities advanced while the dollar held near four-year highs against a basket of currencies on Monday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data eased concerns about global growth. The upbeat U.S. data was in stark contrast with the outlook in Europe, where German industrial orders posted their biggest monthly drop since 2009 in...

  • 'Goldilocks' economy back? Insana's view     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    CNBC senior analyst and commentator Ron Insana takes a broad look at U.S. data to see if a goldilocks economy is back.