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Economic Reports PPI

  • *China reflating largely due to heavy industry, construction boom. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged the most in more than five years in December and by more than expected as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, adding to expectations that global inflation may be stronger in 2017.. "I don't think there's an inflation issue in China, it's an...

  • *Dec producer prices +5.5 pct y/y, fastest growth since Sept 2011. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged the most in more than five-year highs in December and by more than expected as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, while consumer inflation remained subdued. The producer price index jumped 5.5 percent in December from a year earlier, the...

  • Analysts say fading deflationary pressures could nudge the central bank to maintain interest rates at current levels.

  • *Dec producer prices +5.5 pct y/y, fastest growth since Sept 2011. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged past expectations to more than five-year highs in December as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, while consumer inflation remained subdued. The producer price index jumped 5.5 percent in December from a year earlier, the most since...

  • *Retail sales rise 0.1 percent in November. *Core retail sales gain 0.1 percent. WASHINGTON, Dec 14- U.S. retail sales barely rose in November as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles, suggesting some loss of momentum in economic growth in the fourth quarter.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- U.S. producer prices recorded their biggest increase in five months in November amid rising costs for services, pointing to steadily rising inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.4 percent last month, the largest gain since June, after being unchanged in October.

  • Retail sales up 0.1% in November

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer spending.

  • PPI up 0.4% in November

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

  • *China Nov producer prices rise at fastest pace since Oct 2011. BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer prices rose at the fastest pace in more than five years in November as prices of coal, steel and other building materials soared, boosting industrial profits and giving firms more cash flow to pay off mountains of debt. The stronger-than-expected 3.3 percent surge in...

  • *Casino shares slump on reports saying Macau cash withdrawal change. SHANGHAI, Dec 9- Hong Kong stocks slipped on Friday morning, despite overnight strength in U.S. and European stocks, with sentiment soured by a slump in casino shares after reports Macau had put a limit on ATM cash withdrawals. Steven Leung, director at UOB Kay Hian in Hong Kong, said Friday's...

  • *Casino shares slump on reports saying Macau cash withdrawal change. SHANGHAI, Dec 9- Hong Kong stocks slipped on Friday morning, despite overnight strength in U.S. and European stocks, with sentiment soured by a slump in casino shares after reports Macau had put a limit on ATM cash withdrawals. Steven Leung, director at UOB Kay Hian in Hong Kong, said Friday's...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer prices rose the fastest in more than five years in November as prices of coal, steel and other building materials climbed, boosting industrial profits and giving firms more cash flow to pay off mountains of debt. China's consumer inflation rate also quickened to 2.3 percent on-year, the highest since April, due to higher food...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's November producer prices rose 3.3 percent from a year ago, the highest since October 2011, thanks to soaring prices for commodities such as coal and steel. The producer price index had been expected to rise 2.2 percent on-year, compared with the previous month's rise of 1.2 percent. The consumer inflation rate rose to 2.3 percent from a year...

  • *Manufacturing output increases 0.2 percent in October. WASHINGTON, Nov 16- U.S. manufacturing output increased for a second straight month in October amid gains in the production of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, suggesting that the battered factory sector was slowly recovering. "With the global economic backdrop more stable and growth set to pick...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- U.S. producer prices were unexpectedly flat in October as a rise in the cost of goods was offset by declining services costs. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that the unchanged reading in its producer price index for final demand last month followed a 0.3 percent increase in September. In the 12 months through October, the PPI increased...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- U.S. producer prices were unexpectedly flat in October as a rise in the cost of goods was offset by declining services costs. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that the unchanged reading in its producer price index for final demand last month followed a 0.3 percent increase in September. In the 12 months through October, the PPI increased...

  • October PPI unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on producer prices

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's producer prices jumped more than expected in October as prices of coal and other raw materials surge in the midst of a supply crunch and a pickup in the economy. Factory prices rose 1.2 percent on-year, the fastest pace since December 2011, after turning marginally positive in September for the first time in nearly five years, the National...

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's producer prices jumped more than expected in October as prices of coal and other raw materials surge in the midst of a supply crunch and a pickup in the economy. Factory prices rose 1.2 percent on-year, the fastest pace since December 2011, after turning marginally positive in September for the first time in nearly five years, the National...

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's consumer inflation rate grew at its fastest pace in six months in October as food prices rose, while producer prices accelerated to a near-five year high, exceeding expectations. The consumer price index rose 2.1 percent in October from a year earlier, compared with a 1.9 percent increase in September, the National Bureau of Statistics...