• BRASILIA, April 9- Brazil's inflation rose at the fastest pace for March in 11 years, challenging a potential central bank plan to stop raising interest rates soon and complicating President Dilma Rousseff's chances of re-election. Brazil's benchmark IPCA consumer price index jumped 0.92 percent from February, topping all 37 forecasts in a Reuters poll.

  • *Trade data due Apr 10, CPI Apr 11, GDP Apr 16. BEIJING, April 4- China is forecast to have grown at its slowest rate in five years in the first quarter, a Reuters poll shows, with the slow start to 2014 already prompting government action to steady the world's second-largest economy. Back then, Beijing unleashed a 4 trillion yuan stimulus package to shore up growth.

  • *March CPI up 1.13 pct versus 0.88 pct forecast. ANKARA/ LONDON April 3- Turkey's central bank said its current tight monetary policy was sufficient to tackle inflation, even though consumer prices rose more than expected in March, and inflation would start to ease from June to approach its 5 percent target by mid-2015.

  • LONDON, March 28- The euro and benchmark German bond yields slid to three-week lows on Friday as a surprise fall in Spanish inflation bolstered investors' bets the European Central Bank will ease policy next week to ward off the threat of deflation.

  • Japan Feb core CPI rises 1.3 pct yr/yr Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    TOKYO, March 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose 1.3 percent in February from a year earlier, posting a ninth straight month of gains, government data showed, a sign the economy is making steady progress to overcome 15 years of mild deflation.

  • *CPI, Jobless, Household spending due 8:30 a.m. March 28. TOKYO, March 20- Japan's consumer inflation probably hovered at a five-year peak in February while the job market likely remain solid, a Reuters poll showed, but a sales tax hike next month is clouding the outlook for the world's third-largest economy.

  • Pro predicts real incomes will rise     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Fidelity Investments, shares her outlook on the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • U.S. consumer inflation muted despite food price spike Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 18- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in February, but the lack of inflation pressures will probably not dissuade the Federal Reserve from dialing back its monetary stimulus. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index nudged up 0.1 percent as a decline in gasoline prices offset an increase in the cost of food.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumers and housing.

  • *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.

  • *Output data due at 2350 GMT Thurs; CPI at 2330 GMT Thurs. TOKYO, Feb 21- Growth in Japan's factory output likely accelerated in January and core inflation hovered near five-year highs, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring the ongoing economic recovery despite fears that momentum may soon start to fade.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 20- U.S. consumer prices rose in January as unseasonably cold weather boosted demand for electricity and heating fuel, but inflation pressures remained muted. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent, with increases in the cost of household energy accounting for most of the increase.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer prices. Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel, weighs in.

  • "As a result, the new more comprehensive PPI will resemble the Consumer Price Index, but at the same time it will be its own alternative measure of economy-wide inflation," said Dana Peterson, an economist at Citigroup in New York. The Labor Department will release the January producer inflation report at 08:30 a.m..

  • *Jan CPI of 4.2 pct highest since November 2011. MANILA, Feb 5- The sustained uptrend in the Philippines' inflation over the past five months reduces the room the central bank has to hold interest rates steady, the governor said on the eve of a policy meeting following the release of January consumer price data.

  • Japan Dec core CPI rises 1.3 pct year/year Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    TOKYO, Jan 31- Japan's core consumer prices rose 1.3 percent in December from a year earlier, the fastest pace in more than five years, adding to evidence the economy is making steady progress towards ending 15 years of grinding deflation.

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 28- Global investors may well be putting their faith in postmen like Phanin Deka when they decide to buy or sell Indian assets in the future. He is one of about a thousand post workers collecting data that determines the level of India's consumer price index, which is likely to become the central bank's most important tool for setting monetary policy.

  • Treasurys gain as inflation steady, bunds rally Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    US Treasurys gained after inflation data came in as expected and amid strength in German government debt and overnight demand for safe-haven US debt.

  • US stock futures retain modest losses after claims, CPI Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, ahead of another wave of key fourth-quarter earnings.

  • November CPI unchanged     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports there were no significant revisions in the latest indicator on inflation. CNBC's Steve Liesman and James Grant, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, weigh in on the data.