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Economic Reports CPI

  • TOKYO, April 20- Japan's headline inflation slowed in March from February, highlighting the central bank's struggle to hit its 2 percent price growth target after five years of heavy stimulus, keeping it under pressure to maintain an ultra-easy monetary policy. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes volatile fresh food prices,...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Japan's headline inflation slowed in March from the previous month, highlighting the central bank's struggle to hit its 2 percent price growth target and keeping it under pressure to continue aggressive monetary stimulus. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes volatile fresh food prices, rose 0.9 percent...

  • WARSAW, April 16- Following is a table of Polish annual net inflation indices for March, published by the central bank on Monday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected March net inflation excluding food and energy prices at 0.6 percent year-on-year. March 2018 Feb 2018 net CPI excl. food and energy 0.7 0.8 CPI excluding controlled prices 1.5 1.5 excluding the...

  • April 13- Inflation data earlier this week that showed price pressures increasing were unsurprising, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday as he downplayed the significance for monetary policy. "Year-over-year core CPI is now above 2 percent but it was also above 2 percent all during 2016, and so it's really only come back to the level...

  • *Romania CPI at five-year high, government halves bond auction. Monetary policy expectations had limited impact on regional currencies in recent weeks, mostly overshadowed by global risk sentiment, even though inflation readings remained mild across Central Europe apart from Romania. Government bond prices, however, mostly firmed, again with the exception...

  • BUDAPEST, April 12- The leu firmed and Romanian government bond yields rose slightly after the country reported a rise in annual inflation to its highest level since 2013, which may hit demand at a debt auction in Bucharest. The inflation increase, driven by the European Union's fastest wage rises, is in contrast with a retreat in inflation rates in most of the...

  • Economist says CPI 'mixed bag' but in line with expectations

    Joshua Feinman, Deutsche Asset Management global chief economist, provides insight to the economy and the Fed's decision on interest rates.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer prices rose 2.4 percent in March from a year earlier, the fastest annual pace in 12 months. The Labor Department said Wednesday that on a monthly basis, the consumer price index declined 0.1 percent in March. That was the biggest annual increase for core prices since February 2017.

  • A customer gets ready to fill his car with gasoline at a Shell gas station in San Francisco, California.

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices, and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the economy and markets.

  • This economist still sees China producer prices at 4% in the coming months

    The March consumer and producer price numbers for China came in a tad weaker than expected, but producer prices are likely to rise later this year, says Raymond Yeung of ANZ.

  • *Spot gold was on track for a fourth straight session of gains, up 0.2 percent at $1,341.26 an ounce as of 0114 GMT. *Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products like cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse an escalating trade dispute with the United States. *The Bank of England...

  • Be on your toes and carry a lot of cash

    Jim Cramer tells investors to remain vigilant as he looks at the week ahead in an increasingly volatile market.

  • Cramer's game plan: Be on your toes and carry a lot of cash

    Jim Cramer tells investors to remain vigilant as he looks at the week ahead in an increasingly volatile market.

  • Jim Cramer tells investors to remain vigilant as he looks at the week ahead in an increasingly volatile market.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, April 4- The zloty and Polish bond yields fell after Warsaw data showed a surprise retreat in inflation, while the leu held steady even though the Romanian central bank disappointed investors who had bet on an interest rate hike. Warsaw's bluechip stocks index fell in tandem with Budapest by 1.5 percent due to risk aversion after China hit back...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, April 4- The zloty and Polish bond yields fell after Warsaw data showed a surprise retreat in inflation, while expectations that Romania's central bank will hike its rates on Wednesday buoyed the leu. Flash figures from Poland showed a slump in annual inflation in March to 1.3 percent, below analysts' 1.65 percent forecast.

  • Recruiters and job seekers are seen at a job fair in Golden, Colorado.

    Jim Iuorio, CNBC contributor, breaks down the latest data on unemployment, personal income and consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • TOKYO, March 23- One of the Bank of Japan's newly appointed deputy governors said consumer prices are not rising quickly enough and the central bank should strengthen its policy stance if possible, underscoring a still-tepid inflation outlook despite years of stimulus. Japan's core-core consumer price index, which excludes fresh food and energy, rose an...

  • TOKYO, March 23- Japan's core consumer prices rose 1.0 percent in February from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, matched economists' median estimate. Stripping away the effect of fresh food and energy, consumer prices rose 0.5 percent.

  • WARSAW, March 16- Following is a table of Polish annual net inflation indices for February, published by the central bank on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected February net inflation excluding food and energy prices at 0.9 percent year-on-year. Feb 2018 Jan 2018 net CPI excl. food and energy 0.8 1.0 CPI excluding controlled prices 1.5 2.1 excluding...