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  • *Tokyo core CPI seen up 0.3 pct yr/yr in August. TOKYO, Aug 18- Japan's core consumer prices were expected to show their seventh straight month of annual increases in July, a Reuters poll found, offering the central bank some hope a strengthening economic recovery will gradually lift inflation toward its 2 percent target. The government will announce the consumer...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 15- Israel's annual inflation rate posted its second straight decline in July, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics that were weaker than analysts' expectations. The consumer price index dipped 0.7 percent from a year earlier- its lowest level since August 2016- versus a 0.2 percent decline in June. Expectations that inflation...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2726, or 78.58 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Aug 14- The Canadian dollar softened on Monday against a stronger greenback as the U.S. dollar's rebound and demand worries from China pressured crude prices. bearish bets against the greenback following last week's escalation of tensions between the United States and North Korea as well as...

  • TOKYO, Aug 14- Asian stocks bounced on Monday after three losing sessions, tracking a firmer Wall Street, while the dollar was weighed down by weak U.S. inflation data which dampened prospects of another Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.4 percent. The index had fallen for three...

  • By Sruthi Shankar and Tanya Agrawal. Aug 11- U.S. stocks indexes were higher in afternoon trading on Friday, on track to snap a three-day losing streak, as tepid inflation data brought back investors to riskier assets, despite heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea. "The market is trying to interpret the CPI data as somewhat positive because...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday as softer-than-expected U.S. inflation data for July further eroded expectations of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve at its December monetary policy meeting. The U.S. consumer price index edged up just 0.1 percent last month after being unchanged in June.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 11- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in July, pointing to benign inflation that could make the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates again this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month after being unchanged in June. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers last...

  • Consumer price index up 0.1% in July

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on the consumer price index in July.

  • TREASURY YIELDS EXTEND FALL AFTER U.S.

  • WASHINGTON— Consumer prices posted a slight gain in July, with higher costs for medical care and clothing offsetting declines for hotel stays and consumer cellphone plans. The Labor Department said Friday that its consumer price index edged up 0.1 percent last month after no gain in June and a 0.1 percent fall in May. "Today's report is just the sort of ammunition...

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's consumer inflation slowed slightly to 1.4 percent in July from a year earlier, missing market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, which was also the same rate in May and June. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in July from a...

  • *Moody's: Poland's judiciary reform is credit negative. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, July 31- Poland's government bond yields rose on Monday, with prices underperforming Central European peers as Polish inflation rose more than expected in July. The bonds failed to benefit from an announcement from the Polish Finance Ministry that it did not plan to hold any regular bond...

  • WARSAW, July 31- Polish consumer price index rose by 1.7 percent year-on-year in July, a first estimate from the statistics office showed on Monday. The statistics office also said that prices fell by 0.2 percent compared to June. Analysts had expected the CPI to rise by 1.6 percent year-on-year and a 0.2- percent drop month-on-month in July.

  • *Moody's: Poland's judiciary reform is credit negative. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, July 31- The zloty steadied near 3- month lows against the euro on Monday as flash data due later in the day was expected to show a rise in Polish inflation, making it unlikely, though, that the central bank will lift interest rates. Analysts expect Poland's annual inflation to tick up to 1.6...

  • TOKYO, July 20- The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and pushed back again the timing for achieving its 2 percent inflation target on Thursday, reinforcing expectations it will lag well behind major global central banks in dialling back its massive stimulus programme. Following is a table of median forecasts by the BOJ's nine board members of gross...

  • REUTERS POLL- AUSTRALIA CPI INFLATION SEEN AVERAGING 2.2 PCT IN 2017 AND 2018.

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar sank to a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening and worries that President Donald Trump will fail to deliver healthcare reforms. Weighing on the greenback, two more Republican...

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar sank to a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening and worries that President Donald Trump will fail to deliver healthcare reforms. The implementation of his fiscal policy will be...

  • *New Zealand dollar drops after weak local CPI. TOKYO, July 18- The U.S. dollar wallowed near a 10- month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, pressured by uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve's policy tightening while weak New Zealand inflation data knocked the kiwi currency. In contrast, central bank policymakers in the euro zone, the UK...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday, after weaker-than-forecast data on consumer prices and retail sales in June raised doubts about U.S. economic growth and whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again in 2017.. "The CPI data begs the question, at what point does transitory becomes something that is...