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  • OTTAWA, Oct 20- Canada's annual inflation rate rose to the highest in five months in September on higher prices for gasoline and food, moving closer to the central bank's target, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Underlying measures of inflation watched by the Bank of Canada also firmed, with CPI trim, which excludes upside and downside outliers,...

  • *Tokyo core CPI seen +0.5 pct yr/yr in Oct. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's core consumer prices were expected to rise for a ninth straight month in September, a Reuters poll showed, but were still likely to be less than half way to achieving the Bank of Japan's 2 percent inflation target. Tokyo core consumer prices, available a month before the nationwide data, were expected to...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2479, or 80.13 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Oct 19- The Canadian dollar slipped against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, retreating from a near one-week high earlier in the day, as oil prices fell and the rally in global stocks paused. "We still think the Bank of Canada goes in December again, and we're not anywhere fully priced for that, so there's probably more...

  • *Spot gold may break resistance at $1,305/ oz- technicals. LONDON, Oct 16- A slightly firmer dollar weighed on gold on Monday, while ongoing tensions over Iran and North Korea and recent weak U.S. economic data lifted bullion above the psychological $1,300 level. "Last Friday we had rather disappointing CPI number, which further enforced the view that there's no need...

  • BEIJING, Oct 16- China's producer prices rose 6.9 percent in September from a year earlier, beating market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. A year-long construction boom has helped boost prices for building materials from steel to copper pipes, giving China's long-ailing industrial sector its best profits in years.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Friday, shaking off early weakness, after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, pointing to muted inflation that could worry Federal Reserve officials. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month after...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, pointing to muted inflation that could worry Federal Reserve officials. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month after advancing 0.4 percent in August.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, pointing to muted inflation that could worry Federal Reserve officials. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month after advancing 0.4 percent in August.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, pointing to muted inflation that could worry Federal Reserve officials. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month after advancing 0.4 percent in August.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, pointing to muted inflation that could worry Federal Reserve officials. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month after advancing 0.4 percent in August.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. The September increase in the closely watched consumer price index was the biggest one-month gain since a 0.6 percent rise in January, the Labor Department reported Friday. The changes in inflation from the third quarter this year compared to the third quarter...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared in the wake of hurricane-related production disruptions at oil refineries in the Gulf Coast area, but underlying inflation remained muted. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.5 percent last month...

  • A customer fills up his car at a BP gas station in Brooklyn in New York City.

    U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared.

  • A worker shows products to a customer at a Walmart store in Teterboro, New Jersey.

    Jim Iuorio, CNBC contributor, breaks down the latest data on retail and consumer spending.

  • *Wall Street virtually unchanged with pressure from banks, media. PPI was a little bit better, but that doesnt really translate well to CPI, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York. The dollar turned negative as sterling jumped to an eight-day high against the dollar with analysts citing a report in Germany's Handelsblatt...

  • Treasury prices gained on Thursday after the Treasury Department's $12 billion bond sale drew strong demand, and as investors repositioned ahead of inflation data due on Friday. "It went well," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York. Bids were supported by news from the United States Geological Survey on Thursday about...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 12- The U.S. dollar snapped a losing streak on Thursday in the wake of solid U.S. economic data but U.S. Treasury yields dipped and Wall Street stock indexes were largely unchanged as earnings season kicked off with a whimper. PPI was a little bit better, but that doesnt really translate well to CPI, said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 12- U.S. Treasury yields rose before the Treasury Department is due to sell new 30- year supply, and after data showed that U.S. producer prices rose in September. The Treasury Department will sell $12 billion in 30- year bonds on Thursday, the final sale of $56 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week.

  • BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 11- Romania bucked a rise in Central European assets on Wednesday due to worries over a bigger-than-expected jump in its inflation rate and tension over a planned government reshuffle. Warsaw shares rose one percent. If expectations for Federal Reserve interest rate hikes push the dollar into an uptrend later this year, that "may worsen...

  • *Continuing dollar slide fuels forint, zloty rally. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 11- The leu bucked a Central European currency rally on Wednesday due to worries over a bigger-than-expected jump in Romania's inflation and tension over a planned government reshuffle. Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Monday that he considered a government reshuffle due to...