*Bank of Korea cuts GDP, CPI forecasts; recovery seen on track. As expected, the Bank of Korea left its policy interest rate unchanged at 2.50 percent for the 14th straight month and trimmed its economic forecasts to reflect recent softness, but its governor maintained the view that Asia's fourth-largest economy was still on a recovery track.» Read More
*CPI data due June 27 at 8:30 a.m.. TOKYO, June 20- Japan's consumer inflation is expected to ease slightly in May, excluding a sales tax hike, as gains in gasoline moderated, but prices are believed likely to accelerate soon as a tight labor market supports consumer spending.
TOKYO, June 18- Japanese government bond prices ended the morning session on Wednesday slightly lower in line with an overnight move in U.S. U.S. yields rose on Tuesday after data showed the consumer price index increased 0.4 percent last month, with food prices posting their biggest rise since August 2011.
NEW YORK, June 17- The dollar and U.S. Wall Street was flat as Federal Reserve policymaking officials gathered for a two-day meeting. The U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month.
The Labor Department said on Tuesday its consumer price index increased 0.4 percent last month, with food prices posting their biggest rise since August 2011. "It was less benign than expected," said Sean Murphy, a Treasuries trader at Societe Generale in New York.
WASHINGTON, June 17- U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in more than a year in May as costs for a range of goods and services rose, pointing to a steady firming of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.4 percent last month, with food prices posting their biggest rise since August 2011.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices and housing.
BEIJING, June 10- China's consumer inflation edged up to a four-month high of 2.5 percent in May while factory price deflation eased, reinforcing signs of stabilisation in the economy. China's consumer price index rose 2.5 percent in May from a year earlier, quickening from a 1.8 percent rise in April.
*Japan core CPI up, does little to dissipate lowered BOJ easing expectations. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, May 30- The yen's advance to multi-month highs against the euro stalled on Friday as investors booked profits before the weekend.
TOKYO, May 30- Japan's core consumer prices jumped 3.2 percent in April from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, the fastest gain since February 1991 as an increase in Japan's national sales tax boosted prices across the board.
NEW YORK, May 21- Last month was not a good one for inflation hawks, unless they were looking for validation. And producer prices were up 0.6 percent- their biggest monthly rise since September 2012. In 1972, the U.S. Labor Department's consumer price index rose 3.3 percent.
*CPI rises for first time since June 2013. LONDON, May 20- British inflation rose in April for the first time in 10 months, but as the increase was partly due to a late Easter holiday, which pushed up transport costs, it was unlikely to alter interest rate expectations.
WASHINGTON, May 15- U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 10 months in April, pointing to some inflation in the economy. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month as food prices rose for a fourth consecutive month and the cost of gasoline surged.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest unemployment numbers and consumer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the data.
Investors are closely watching two reports this week to see whether a whiff of inflation is creeping into the economy.
Stocks rally as momentum stocks stabilize, bonds rise across the globe and China and India see strong gains.
BUENOS AIRES, May 7- When Argentina revamped its consumer price index this year investors were relieved that Latin America's No. 3 economy was trying to win back the trust of financial markets after years of blatantly underreporting inflation.
*Trade data due May 8, CPI on May 9 and activity data on May 13. BEIJING, May 6- Growth in China's factory output and investment likely stabilised in April as the government uses targeted policy measures to underpin growth, while the pace of declines in exports and imports may have eased, a Reuters poll showed.
*Yen shrugs off Tokyo April CPI. LONDON, April 25- The safe-haven yen and Swiss franc rose to near one-week highs against a struggling dollar on Friday as deepening concerns about Ukraine outweighed optimism about U.S. economic growth.
*Yen shrugs off Tokyo April CPI. LONDON, April 25- The dollar was stuck near a one-week low versus the yen on Friday, struggling to gain traction as rising tensions in Ukraine offset optimism about U.S. economic growth.
*Tokyo core CPI up 2.7 pct in April yr/yr, hits 22- yr high. TOKYO, April 25- Tokyo's inflation jumped to a 22- year high in April by a key measure, an early sign that companies are making progress in passing on a new tax increase to customers as policy makers seek to pull Japan out of years of deflation.