*Japan CPI as expected, muted reaction from dollar/yen. LONDON, July 25- The euro struggled to hold above eight-month lows against the dollar on Friday, hurt by a dive in Germany's Ifo survey of business sentiment heading in to the end of the U.S. currency's strongest week since March.» Read More
SYDNEY, July 23- The euro languished at multi-month lows against many of its peers early on Wednesday, having moved decisively lower overnight along with an eye-catching fall in the Swiss franc. Traders said there was no specific trigger although the weaker euro dovetailed nicely with expectations for the European Central Bank to ease policy further.
There was also some safe-haven buying in the afternoon, boosting bond prices, in connection with tensions in the Middle East after the Federal Aviation Administration advised U.S. airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv in Israel.
CPI rises 0.3 percent, Treasuries trim losses. *Geopolitics still a big factor. NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. long-term Treasury debt prices fell on Tuesday as safe-haven demand weakened in line with a rise in stocks, with investors hopeful tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine will ease.
LONDON, July 22- Gold steadied on Tuesday, paring earlier losses as the dollar gave up some of its gains against the euro after U.S. consumer price data pointed to a gradual buildup of inflationary pressure. Gold could benefit from a higher CPI as the metal is often considered a hedge against inflation.
July 22- The U.S. dollar moved back to trade little changed against the euro, giving up earlier gains which drove the European currency to an eight-month low against the greenback on U.S. inflation data for June. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after May's 0.4 percent gain.
WASHINGTON, July 22- U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the overall trend continued to point to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after May's 0.4 percent gain.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, explains what the Consumer Price Index indicates about inflation. And Arthur Brooks, AEI president, weighs in on the economy.
*CPI data due July 25 at 8:30 a.m.. TOKYO, July 18- Japan's consumer price inflation is expected to ease slightly in June as the increase in import costs from a weak yen fades, but prices are likely to accelerate later this year if a tight labour market pushes up wages.
*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.
BEIJING, July 9- China's consumer prices rose 2.3 percent in June from a year earlier while producer prices fell 1.1 percent, official data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday, largely in line with market expectations.
TOKYO, June 27- Japanese government bond prices were mostly steady on Friday, with an overnight gain in U.S. Treasuries and sagging Tokyo stocks supporting the market. Analysts said the CPI rise is expected to lose momentum towards the summer, keeping intact expectations for the Bank of Japan to ponder easing monetary policy as the end of the year approaches.
TOKYO, June 27- Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the fastest since April 1982, as an increase in the national sales tax continued to boost prices, data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Friday.
*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.