Economic Reports PPI

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 15- U.S. producer prices were flat in August as the cost of energy products declined and trade services fell, but underlying producer inflation firmed. The Labor Department said on Thursday the unchanged reading in its producer price index for final demand followed a 0.4 percent drop in July. In the 12 months through August, the PPI was unchanged...

  • Three key data points to watch

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at three economic indicators Wall Street will be watching today.

  • *Producer prices fall at slowest rate since April 2012. BEIJING, Sept 9- China's consumer price inflation slowed to its weakest pace in almost a year in August, pulled down by abating food costs, although an encouraging moderation in producer price deflation added to growing evidence of a steadying economy. "The picture is still one of rising price pressures, and...

  • *Producer prices fall at slowest rate since April 2012. BEIJING, Sept 9- China's consumer price inflation slowed to its weakest pace in almost a year in August, pulled down by abating food costs, although an encouraging moderation in producer price deflation added to growing evidence of a steadying economy. "The picture is still one of rising price pressures, and...

  • Overall picture for China is positive: Economist

    PPI deflation suggests corporate earnings in China will improve, leading to improving sentiment for the Chinese economy, says Commerzbank's Hao Zhou.

  • LONDON, Aug 16- The prices of goods leaving British factories rose at their fastest pace in over two years as a fall in sterling after Britain's vote to leave the European Union pushed up import prices, creating inflation pressure ahead. Producer prices were up by 0.3 percent in July from a year earlier, the Office for National Statistics said on Tuesday, stronger...

  • Retail sales unchanged

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest numbers on the economy.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 12- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July on declining costs for services and energy products, pointing to a tame inflation environment that could make it difficult for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Friday its producer price index for final demand dropped 0.4 percent last month, the first...

  • *A report by the U.S. Labor Department is expected to show that producer price index edged up 0.1 percent in July, after rising 0.5 percent in June. The data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET. The data is also due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 9- China's blue-chip CSI300 index climbed for a sixth straight session on Tuesday, with July consumer inflation data keeping alive hopes of further monetary policy easing, while improving producer prices attracted bets on resources shares. Data released on Tuesday showed that China's consumer price inflation accelerated at its weakest pace...

  • China CPI PPI

    China's excess capacity reforms are just starting out but it has not made any material progress just yet, says UBS' Donna Kwok.

  • China CPI PPI

    China's PPI could turn positive by December after being in negative territory for three years, says Macquarie's Erwin Sanft.

  • China Data

    CBA China Economist Li Wei says he expects China's July CPI to come in at 1.6 percent year-on-year, and PPI to recover to - 2.1 percent on-year.

  • *Weekly jobless claims unchanged at 254,000. WASHINGTON, July 14- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly held at lower levels last week, pointing to further momentum in the labor market after job growth surged in June. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week...

  • Jobless claims 254,000, PPI UP 0.5 percent

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and producer prices.

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. producer prices recorded their biggest gain in a year in June as the cost of energy products and services increased, pointing to a steady build-up in inflation as the drag from a strong dollar and lower oil prices fades. The Labor Department said on Thursday its producer price index for final demand rose 0.5 percent last month, the largest...

  • China CPI

    China needs to ease further in order to hit its GDP targets and incentivize the private sector to invest more, says Commerzbank's Hao Zhou.

  • China Inflation

    China June CPI rose less than expected because of the good weather meant lower food prices, explains Natixis Economist Iris Pang.

  • A customer holds a 100 Yuan note at a market in Beijing.

    China's June consumer inflation grew at its slowest since January, while producer prices extended falls, reinforcing expectations for more stimulus.

  • BEIJING, July 10- China's June consumer inflation grew at its slowest pace since January as increases in food prices eased, while producer prices extended their decline, reinforcing economists' views that more government stimulus steps will be needed to support the economy. Prices of China's staple meat pork rose 30.1 percent, compared with a 33.6 percent...