ZURICH, Dec 1- A dynamic and open Swiss economy has weathered a strong franc with little impact, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Tuesday, but it warned that curbs on immigration pose bigger challenges ahead. Immigration accounts for much of the nation of 8.2 million's traditionally robust economic growth, the economic think...» Read More
Thierry Apoteker, executive chairman at TAC Economics, says last month's strong nonfarm payrolls figures reveal that the U.S. labor market is becoming very tight.
Japan's core consumer prices fell and household spending slumped in October, underscoring the fragile nature of the economy.
LIMA, Nov 25- Inflation in Peru during November will likely be higher than what the central bank would like due to an increase in some food prices, bank president Julio Velarde said on Wednesday, a sign an interest rate hike may be in the works. Velarde said that Peru's economy is growing below its potential of 4.5 percent and underscored that the sol currency has...
Analysts are warning that investors are still at risk of being caught out by the pace of rate rises next year, particularly in US government bonds and the dollar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields following the latest two-year note auction.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the results of the latest two-year note auction, as the yield on the two-year note auction hit a five-year high.
The Federal Reserve will likely increase interest rates for the first time in nine years next month, but won't stop there, Federated strategist Phil Orlando tells CNBC.
The lack of inflation is pushing ECB Governor Mario Draghi to prepare the market for more easing, says Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist at CBA.
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov 21- There is a "strong case" for raising interest rates when Federal Reserve policymakers meet next month, as long as U.S. economic data does not disappoint, a top Fed official said on Saturday. "The data I think have been overall encouraging, especially on the labor market," San Francisco Fed President John Williams told reporters after a...
BERKELEY, Calif., Nov 21- There is a "strong case" for raising interest rates when Federal Reserve policymakers meet in mid-December, as long as the economic data does not disappoint, a top Fed official said on Saturday. "The data I think have been overall encouraging, especially on the labor market," San Francisco Fed President John Williams told reporters after a...
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20- Japanese inflation will likely rise in the near future so long as oil prices don't fall further, Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shirai said on Friday, but higher wage growth remains key to reaching the central bank's inflation goal. Long-term inflation expectations in Japan are only about half the BOJ's 2 percent inflation goal, Shirai...
The Fed will fail to raise its interest rate to 2 percent before the next recession takes hold, according to the Citigroup's chief economist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
The terrorist attacks in Paris dominated the week but here are some of the other events you need to be aware of.
Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester tells CNBC the Fed is trying to be transparent about a possible hike if the economic conditions continue warrant it.
Loretta Mester, Cleveland Federal Reserve president, shares her thoughts on whether the Fed is 'behind the curve' on rates
We are going to be looking at all the data, says Loretta Mester, Cleveland Federal Reserve president, talking with CNBC's Steve Liesman, about the Federal Reserve's criteria for hiking interest rates.
*BOJ maintains massive stimulus program. TOKYO, Nov 19- The Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus program unchanged on Thursday, with Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holding fast to his view that the corporate capital expenditure vital to economic growth will pick up- suggesting that no new monetary easing is imminent. "The BOJ places a lot of importance on inflation...
The last Fed meeting minutes were pretty convincing for Deutsche Bank, which decided to join the consensus expecting an interest rate hike in December.
TOKYO, Nov 19- The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday, likely expecting that the economy will soon emerge from recession with a tight job market pushing up wages and underpinning consumption. "Japan's economy has continued to recover moderately, although exports and production have been affected by the slowdown in emerging economies," the BOJ...