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*China's Oct factory output, CPI rise. Adding to that concern, China's annual inflation climbed to an eight-month high in October, fuelling market worries about policy tightening as factory output and investment data pointed to signs of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy.
*China's Oct factory output, CPI rise. Adding to the positive sentiment, China's factory output and investment data pointed to signs of stabilisation in the economy, though annual inflation climbed to an eight-month high in October, fuelling market worries about policy tightening.
*New quarterly GDP, CPI forecasts due 0600 GMT. TOKYO, Oct 31- The Bank of Japan is expected to slightly revise up its economic growth forecast to around 1.5 percent for the next fiscal year at a policy review on Thursday on hopes a government's stimulus package will offset slowing exports to Asia.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Evidence is building that Japan's aggressive drive to escape deflation is starting to work, with September data showing a key measure of prices did not fall for the first time in nearly five years.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose in September from a year earlier for a fourth straight month and held near the fastest pace in nearly five years, government data showed on Friday, in a sign the economy is heading towards an exit from deflation.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in September from a year earlier, staying near the fastest growth in almost five years, government data showed on Friday, in a sign that the economy is heading towards the end of deflation.
Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
TOKYO, Sept 27- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.8 percent in August from a year earlier, marking the third straight month of gains and the fastest increase in nearly five years, government data showed on Friday, suggesting steady progress towards ending 15 years of deflation.
*Consumer price index rises 0.1 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 17- U.S. consumer prices barely rose in August, but gains in rents and medical care costs pointed to a stabilization in underlying inflation that could allow the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases.
*Trade data due Sep 8, CPI on Sep 9, and activity data on Sep 10. BEIJING, Sept 4- China looks to have prevented a sharp slowdown in its economy, data for August due next week should confirm, after the government stepped in with policies to encourage investment and strengthen its hand to push through reform plans.
TOKYO, Aug 30- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in July from a year earlier, marking the second straight month of gains and hitting a near-five year high, data showed on Friday, boding well for the central bank's efforts to eradicate deflation.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices and unemployment, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel economist.
TOKYO, July 26- Japan's core consumer prices turned positive and rose 0.4 percent in June from a year earlier, marking the fastest pace of increase in nearly five years, data showed on Friday, suggesting the government's efforts to eradicate years of deflation are bearing fruit.
Harmen Overdijk, Head of Portfolio Management for Asia at EFG International, says Tokyo markets could soar as high as 21,000.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 16- Gold rose on Tuesday as signs of stabilizing U.S. inflation pressures suggested the Federal Reserve is on track to start tapering its bond purchases later this year rather than imminently. The metal extended gains after the U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index increased 0.5 percent, the largest rise since February.
NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. stock index future edged lower after data showed consumer prices rose slightly more-than-expected in June. S&P 500 futures fell 1 point and were roughly even with fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration of the contract.
WASHINGTON, July 16- U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped, but underlying inflation pressure remain benign against the backdrop of lukewarm domestic demand. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.5 percent, the largest increase since February, after nudging up 0.1 percent in May.
A jump in gasoline prices helped fuel consumer prices last month. CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Inflation will be "very manageable" over the next 12 months and the price of consumer goods sold by General Mills will remain stable, the company's CEO, Ken Powell said.