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Economic Measures Inflation

  • ISTANBUL, April 28- Turkey's central bank raised its inflation forecasts for this year and next on Friday and said it was ready to tighten policy further if needed, but added it was confident that its recent steps would start to bear fruit in the months ahead. Governor Murat Cetinkaya said monetary policy would remain tight until there was a significant...

  • *Spanish economy beats forecasts, Austria, France also grow. LONDON, April 28- Euro zone bond yields rose across the board and the euro strengthened on Friday as economic output data from several countries reaffirmed economic strength in the bloc and furthered the case for tighter monetary policy. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi struck a cautious note...

  • *March nationwide core CPI +0.2 pct yr/yr vs f'cast +0.3 pct. TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March and household spending fell more than expected in a worrying sign for the central bank that domestic demand won't be strong enough to generate sustained inflation. "I think the BOJ will have to downgrade its...

  • While other economic data appears to be improving, inflation still remains weak, says Takuji Okubo from Japan Macro Advisors.

  • The U.S. bond market is signaling investors have scaled back their outlook for an inflation pickup as skepticism sets in about whether President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on pledges for major tax reform and an infrastructure spending binge. It really accelerated after the failure of healthcare reform, "said Steve Kang, Citi's interest rate...

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after solid...

  • *ECB may talk of rosier economic outlook. LONDON, April 27- Euro zone government bond yields nudged up on Thursday with the bloc's central bank expected to reiterate Japan's acknowledgment of better growth prospects in a move that could pave the way towards tighter monetary policy. The European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday comes immediately after the...

  • Future of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy, structural issues

    Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses potential monetary policy moves from the Bank of Japan.

  • Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a press conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on April 27, 2017.

    The Bank of Japan raised its economic forecasts at its policy meeting outcome on Thursday, but it kept policy steady.

  • Why this investor advocates buying on the dip

    David Miller, executive director at Quilter Cheviot, and Robin Bew, CEO at The Economist Intelligence Unit, discuss investment strategies.

  • The ECB is breathing a sigh of relief after the first round of the French election but they are unlikely to change their policy stance until June.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3456, or 74.32 U.S. cents. *Loonie hits strongest since April 19 at C $1.3410. That reduced the risk of another shock like' Brexit,' Britain's impending exit from the European Union, that could weigh on the global economic outlook.

  • Inflation in Singapore came in below expectations in March, data released Monday showed, as residential rents continued to spiral lower.

  • John Taylor: Adding clarity to monetary policy

    John Taylor, Hoover Institution, shares his thoughts on regulation, Federal Reserve policy and monetary stability.

  • John Taylor: Fed moving towards higher rates on road to 'normalization'

    John Taylor, Hoover Institution, discusses the likelihood of a rate hike, and Federal Reserve policy.

  • CARACAS, April 20- Annual inflation in crisis-hit Venezuela last year reached 274 percent, according to data the central bank provided to the International Monetary Fund, although many economists believe the true figure is far more alarming. Venezuelan consultancy Ecoanalitica says inflation was 525 percent last year and New York- based investment bank...

  • CARACAS, April 20- Annual inflation in crisis-hit Venezuela last year reached 274 percent, according to data the central bank provided to the International Monetary Fund, although many economists believe the true figure is far more alarming. Venezuelan consultancy Ecoanalitica says inflation was 525 percent last year and New York- based investment bank...

  • CNBC PRO: Alan Greenspan

    Alan Greenspan shares his views on the markets and President Donald Trump's agenda in an exclusive interview Thursday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."

  • *Markets see just 20 percent chance of ECB hike by March 2018. LONDON, April 20- Investors are no longer expecting a rate rise from the European Central Bank by March 2018, money market pricing suggests, marking a sharp reversal in expectations for higher interest rates from just a month ago. Forward Eonia bank-to-bank rates-- the best gauge-- dated for the ECB meeting...

  • SAO PAULO, April 19- Declining borrowing costs in Brazil will help local companies cut their debt and speed up refinancing efforts with creditors, even if they fail to jump-start economic growth in the short run, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Wednesday. Still, a robust credit revival hinges on how demand reacts after almost three years of...