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Economic Reports PPI

  • *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...

  • More upside for China?

    Adrian Zuercher, MD at UBS, says recent positive PPI and PMI data reflect stabilization in the Chinese economy.

  • Focus on profitability rather than growth rates: Strategist

    China's positive PPI indicated improved profitability and should be a bullish indicator for investors, says J.P. Morgan's Adrian Mowat.

  • Asia moving from liquidity-driven to earnings-driven: UBS

    A rise in producer prices correlates strongly with earnings growth, says Hartmut Issel, CIO at UBS WM.

  • China markets remain 'dead in the water': Economist

    China PPI data might look stable but the state of its stock markets remains poorly, says Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in September as the cost of energy products and a range of other goods increased, supporting views that domestic inflation will start trending higher. The Labor Department said on Friday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.3 percent after being unchanged in August.

  • Retail sales up 0.6% in September

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

  • Stronger China PPI has been a trend: Expert

    Louis Kuijs, head of Asia economics at Oxford Economics, makes sense of positive CPI figures out of China on the back of weak trade data figures.

  • BEIJING, Oct 14- China's producer prices unexpectedly rose in September for the first time in nearly five years thanks to higher commodity prices, welcome news for the government as it struggles to whittle down a growing mountain of corporate debt. Corporate China sits on $18 trillion in debt, equivalent to about 169 percent of gross domestic product, according...

  • BEIJING, Oct 14- China's producer prices unexpectedly rose in September for the first time in nearly five years thanks to stronger commodity prices, welcome news for the government as it struggles to whittle down a growing mountain of corporate debt. The producer price index rose 0.1 percent in September from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics...

  • Latest China PPI figures helpful to markets: Expert

    Positive PPI figures reflect that capacity consolidation in China has been working, says Alex Wong, director of asset management at Ample Capital.