Economic Reports CPI

  • *BOJ set to keep policy at Dec. 19-20 meeting. TOKYO, Dec 14- Japan's exports growth is expected to have cooled in November, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, suggesting a dimming economic outlook amid easing global demand and a U.S.- China trade dispute. Imports likely grew 11.5 percent last month from a year earlier, resulting in a trade deficit of 600.3 billion yen.

  • A Walmart worker organizes products for Christmas season at a Walmart store in Teterboro, New Jersey.

    The Labor Department said Wednesday that the unchanged inflation reading last month followed a 0.3 percent jump in prices in October. 

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's factory prices rose in November at their slowest pace since October 2016 as domestic demand lost further momentum, piling pressure on policymakers to unveil more measures to support the economy. China reported its weakest factory activity in over two years in November as new orders slowed, while profit growth for industrial firms...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- Following is a breakdown of China's consumer price index for November, published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Sunday.:. Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Nov Overall 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.1 2.9 1.5 1.8 1.7 Urban 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.1 3.0 1.5 1.9 1.8 Rural 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.9 2.7 1.5 1.7 1.5 Food 2.5...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year in November, slowing from the previous month's 3.3 percent increase, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected producer inflation would cool to 2.7 percent last month. The compares with October's 2.5 percent growth, and Beijing's 2018...

  • MANILA, Dec 5- Philippine annual inflation slowed to a four-month low in November, easing pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates further with some analysts predicting a rate cut as early as next year if the inflationary pressures continue to ease. The consumer price index rose 6.0 percent in November from a year earlier, the Philippine Statistics...

  • BUDAPEST, Dec 4- Hungarian government bond yields fell to their mid-year levels on Tuesday as inflation concerns receded in Central Europe and fears of a global economic slowdown crept back. The region's main equities markets, tracking Asian and Western European peers, gave back part of the ground gained on Monday due to relief over a truce in the U.S.- China...

  • *Tokyo core CPI 1.0 pct yr/yr in Nov, below BOJ's target. TOKYO, Nov 30- Japan's factory output grew the most in October since 2015, rebounding from a fall in the prior month caused by natural disasters, though manufacturers face a tough road ahead in the face of increasing risks from global trade frictions. Still, slowing global demand and the intensifying U.S.-...

  • TOKYO AREA NOV CPI EXCLUDING FRESH FOOD, ENERGY PRICES +0.6 PCT YR/YR- GOVT.

  • TOKYO, Nov 30- Core consumer prices in Tokyo rose 1.0 percent in November from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

  • *Nov trade data at 0000 GMT on Dec 1. Oct industrial output at 2300 GMT on Nov 29, Nov trade data at 0000 GMT on Dec 1, Nov CPI at 2300 GMT on Dec 3. SEOUL, Nov 28- South Korea is expected to post solid export growth this month, but faces growing risks from softening computer memory prices and the US-China trade dispute, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in nine months in October amid gains in the cost of gasoline and rents, pointing to steadily rising inflation that likely will keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates again next month. "Fed officials are likely to look past the swings in energy prices that could slow the overall CPI in...

  • U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, after consumer prices in October rose as expected, keeping the Federal Reserve on track for gradual interest rate hikes, while a rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 101.59 points, or 0.40 percent, at the open to 25,388.08. The S&P 500 opened higher by 15.72 points, or 0.58 percent, at...

  • *Oil prices rebound after plunge, energy stocks rise. Nov 14- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday, after consumer prices in October rose as expected, keeping the Federal Reserve on track for gradual interest rate hikes, while a rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks. The Labor Department said U.S. consumer prices rose 0.3 percent last month, after...

  • *Consumer price index increases 0.3 percent in October. WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in nine months in October amid gains in the cost of gasoline and rents, pointing to steadily rising inflation that likely will keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates again next month. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its...

  • A customer prepares to pump gasoline into her vehicle at a Chevron gas station in San Rafael, California.

    Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent in October, with higher prices for gasoline, used autos and housing contributing to the increase.

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 12- The forint eased slightly on Monday as dollar buying amid worries over Britain's talks to quit the European Union weighed on Central European currencies. Investors bought the greenback versus European currencies including the euro amid doubts that Britain will be able to secure a deal on quitting the EU next year. The latest government debt...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 12- The leu bucked a dollar-driven weakening of Central European currencies on Monday after data showed Romanian inflation declined less than expected in October. They weakened because investors bought dollars amid doubts that Britain will be able to secure a deal on quitting the European Union next year. The impact in the region was muted...

  • Watch out for pork prices in China, says economist

    Pork prices have "a very big impact" on the headline inflation number in China, says Duncan Innes-Ker of The Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's factory-gate inflation slowed for the fourth month in October amid cooling domestic demand for raw materials and ebbing manufacturing activity, underscoring rising economic pressure in the face of simmering trade frictions with the United States. The consumer price index, meanwhile, remained steady in October from the previous...