*Euro zone CPI picks up in Feb, stays far below target. LONDON, Feb 28- Spanish bond yields reached new historical lows on Friday as persistent expectations the European Central Bank will loosen monetary policy further supported lower-rated debt even though inflation ticked up.» Read More
*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.
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.
Harmen Overdijk, Head of Portfolio Management for Asia at EFG International, says Tokyo markets could soar as high as 21,000.
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.
Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, explains how weak PMI data out of China is sparking growing concerns about a possible cash crunch.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumers and housing and discusses what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and economist Stu Hoffman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest unemployment, housing and CPI numbers, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
India's annual consumer price inflation slowed for the second straight month in April to 9.39 percent.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on food and energy last month and takes a look at the housing market, with Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics.
Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman; Ian Sheperdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisers; and Wilbur Ross,WL Ross & Company, discuss how a slew of economic data due out later this morning will likely impact the markets.