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  • WASHINGTON, May 3- Mexico can sustain its current solid level of economic growth over the next few quarters as strengthening internal consumer demand combines with a robust industrial sector and a rebound in U.S. growth, Mexico's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday. But China's bumpy slowdown is helping to constrain global growth and fueling financial...

  • Santelli Extra: Jim Paulsen interview

    Wells Capital strategist Jim Paulsen said there's something going on in the U.S. economy that poses a big risk to investors for the years ahead.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 3- San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams said Tuesday that all he needs to see is economic growth that is on track with his forecast, continued job gains and slightly stronger inflation for him to support an interest-rate hike in June. "As long as the inflation data are consistent with the forecast I have of moving toward 2...

  • The Bank of Japan made a “fateful miscalculation” when it opted to hold interest rates at its meeting last week, Goldman Sachs has said.

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union has trimmed its economic growth forecasts for the 19 countries that share the euro amid an unpredictable global outlook marked by political uncertainty and weakness in emerging markets. That is true not only between member states like Germany and Greece, but also within countries, between the wealthy and poor, he said.

  • CANBERRA, Australia— Australia's central bank on Tuesday cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low 1.75 percent as it responded to a low outlook for inflation. The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to cut the cash rate by a quarter percentage point from its previous low of 2 percent. The move came less than a week after the Australian Bureau of...

  • Everyone is turning Japanese: Nick Carn

    Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, argues that developed markets are starting to experience the same problems as Japan.

  • BOGOTA, April 29- Colombia's central bank unexpectedly increased the benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point on Friday in an effort to stem rising inflation, and slightly lowered its 2016 growth forecast for the country's oil-dependent economy. Colombia's central bank embarked on a rate tightening cycle eight months ago in a bid to tame inflation,...

  • WSJ's Ken Brown: Here's something investors are missing...

    Ken Brown, Wall Street Journal, discusses his outlook on inflation and the factors that caused low inflation in the past year.

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 28- Thousands of shoppers queued on Thursday at the opening of one of the largest malls in South Africa, set in middle-class suburbia between Johannesburg and Pretoria. The Mall of Africa will house over 300 shops, including global brands such as Inditex's Zara, Hennes& Mauritz, Cotton On and Starbucks. They want to attract the rising number of...

  • MINSK, April 28- The World Bank forecast on Thursday a much deeper recession in Belarus this year than it had previously expected as the former Soviet republic struggles with a downturn in neighboring Russia. Seeking loans from international lenders, including $3 billion from the International Monetary Fund, Belarus has implemented cautious economic...

  • WASHINGTON— When the Federal Reserve chose Wednesday not to raise its key interest rate, it nevertheless made clear that its next move will be another increase. Some economists think it may not be until the second half of the year before the Fed raises rates again, in part to avoid departing too far from the policies of the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank.

  • Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Thursday.

  • New Zealand's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Thursday at 2.25 percent but reiterated further easing may be needed.

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  • Rates unchanged in Fed statement

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the decision out from the Federal Reserve. The FOMC says that economic activity appears to have slowed, but that the economy will continue to expand at a moderate pace.

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 LONDON- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Secretary General Angel Gurria gives speech on Britain's EU referendum at London School of Economics- 0930 GMT. SINGAPORE- Monetary Authority of Singapore releases macroeconomic review, its detailed assessment of economic conditions. BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The U.S. dollar fell against the euro and commodity currencies on Tuesday on expectations for a dovish Federal Reserve statement and greater risk appetite, while the greenback gained against the yen on expectations for increased Bank of Japan stimulus. "Most U.S. data is coming in soft," said Win Thin, global head of emerging market currency...

  • It would be absurd for the Fed to raise rates now, says Stephen Kalayjian. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The U.S. dollar weakened against major currencies on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data reinforced views that the Federal Reserve would take a dovish stance in a policy statement Wednesday. Tuesday's economic data "plays into the idea that the Fed need not be in any rush to raise rates," said Richard Franulovich, senior...