BRASILIA, April 7- Brazil's central bank will probably cut interest rates next week at the fastest pace since 2009, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, in its latest attempt to end a two-year recession as inflation continues to ease rapidly. "There are some uncertainties about the outlook and the main ones have to do with the pension reform," said Alessandra Ribeiro, an...
A combination of a cold March and struggling department stores led to a sharp fall in retail jobs, economist Diane Swonk tells CNBC.
After months of steady growth, the pace of hiring stumbled in March as retailers shed more jobs.
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari tells CNBC those capital requirements would basically address the "too big to fail" problem.
Peter Praet, executive board member & chief economist at European Central Bank, talks about the state of the European economy, with comment on inflation.
Germany and the European Central Bank are at odds over monetary policy and it's affecting the Euro.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi comments on the central bank’s assessment of the path of inflation for the euro zone.
Thomas Harr, global head of FICC strategy at Danske Bank, reacts to the Fed’s latest set of minutes and the ECB President’s latest comments on QE.
Activity in China's service sector expanded at its weakest pace in six months in March.
The Fed's Tarullo tells CNBC the robust March job growth at American companies provides more confirmation of the "solid trend" of strength in employment.
Singapore’s economy may be perking up, but the central bank isn’t likely to turn hawkish at this month’s policy review, analysts said.
The RBA kept interest rates on hold at a record low of 1.5 percent on Tuesday, remaining stuck between rising housing prices and a higher jobless rate.
Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF research & strategy EMEA at State Street Global Advisors, takes a look at markets and how the return of inflation and politics impacts performance.
Australia's trade surplus came in much higher than expected in February, but that's likely a signal of economic weakness, not strength.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics chief economist, says a Fed runoff could be in the future as it attempts to reduce its balance sheet.
China again led the way, with an official manufacturing index expanding at the fastest pace in nearly five years, while factory surveys on Monday showed encouraging growth as well in Japan, India and much of emerging Asia. In China, the official Purchasing Managers' Index on Friday rose to 51.8 in March from the previous month's 51, thanks to a months-long...
Iceland is considering pegging its crown to a major currency, its finance minister said on Saturday, amid concerns the economy may overheat.
Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.
CAIRO, March 30- Egypt expects inflation to start easing by November or December, a year after abandoning its currency peg and seeing prices soar as the pound lost half its value, Finance Minister Amr El-Garhy said on Thursday. "We expect the inflation rate to ease starting in November or December," Garhy told a conference in Cairo. Garhy was speaking a day after the...
CAIRO, March 30- Egypt expects inflation to start easing by November or December, a year after abandoning its currency peg and seeing prices soar as the pound lost half its value, Finance Minister Amr El-Garhy said on Thursday. "We expect the inflation rate to ease starting in November or December," Garhy told a conference in Cairo. Garhy was speaking a day after...