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Economic Reports CPI

  • *Tokyo Sept core CPI up 0.5 pct vs f'cast +0.5 pct. TOKYO, Sept 29- Japan's core inflation accelerated in August, industrial output rose more than expected and demand for labour remained at its strongest in over 40 years in a further sign of solid momentum in the world's third-largest economy. Exports are supporting output and domestic demand doesn't look too bad, "...

  • *Tokyo Sept core CPI up 0.5 pct vs f'cast +0.5 pct. TOKYO, Sept 29- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in August from a year earlier, marking the eighth straight month of annual gains, in an encouraging sign for a central bank struggling to meet its 2 percent inflation target. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the nationwide data, were up...

  • Takuji Okubo, principal and chief economist, Japan Macro Advisors, says he does not see signs of a pullback among consumers in Japan in the face of rising tensions with North Korea.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canada's annual inflation rate picked up in August, bringing it somewhat closer to the central bank's target as gasoline prices and shelter costs rose, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Two out of three of the Bank of Canada's core inflation measures also increased, with CPI common rising to 1.5 percent and CPI trim at 1.4 percent.

  • *BOJ Tankan due at 2350 GMT on Oct 1. *Aug core CPI seen +0.7 pct yr/yr, due at 2330 GMT on Sept 28. TOKYO, Sept 22- Japanese big manufacturers' confidence was expected to inch higher in September to hit its highest level in decade thanks to the upbeat global economy.

  • BEIJING, Sept 15- A pick-up in China's inflation during August was due mainly to short-term pressures and the headline consumer price index and producer price index levels will remain within a reasonable range, the country's state planner said on Friday. China's producer price inflation accelerated to a four-month high in August while consumer inflation...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- The dollar lost ground against a basket of major currencies on Thursday even though data that showed a faster-than-forecast increase in domestic consumer prices boosted generally depressed expectations for another U.S. rate hike later this year. "The inflation number, while probably not high enough to set off any inflation alarm bells just...

  • August consumer prices post biggest rise in seven months. NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. It gives the Fed a little more room to raise rates on the short end, "said Justin Hoogendoorn, head of fixed income strategy and analytics at Piper Jaffray in Chicago.

  • *U.S. consumer prices post biggest rise in seven months in August. NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. It gives the Fed a little more room to raise rates on the short-end, "said Justin Hoogendoorn, head of fixed income strategy and analytics at Piper Jaffray in Chicago.

  • *U.S. consumer prices post biggest rise in seven months in August. NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. It gives the Fed a little more room to raise rates on the short-end, "said Justin Hoogendoorn, head of fixed income strategy and analytics at Piper Jaffray in Chicago.

  • Sept 14- Wall Street was mixed in early afternoon on Thursday after a Labor Department report showed consumer prices rose more than expected in August, boosting the odds of a third interest rate hike this year. The Fed has its next policy meeting on Sept. 19-20. "I don't think the market was expecting that kind of a strength in terms of inflation," said Victor Jones,...

  • *Gasoline, rents boost U.S. consumer inflation. NEW YORK, Sept 14-= The dollar held losses against a basket of major currencies on Thursday following data that showed a faster-than-forecast increase in domestic consumer prices in August. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month after edging up 0.1 percent in July.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. "The data help the case for following up the start of Fed balance sheet normalization next week with another rate hike in December, although there will be three more CPI reports before the December decision is made," said Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics in Valhalla, New York. Interest rates futures implied...

  • *Energy stocks gain as U.S. crude tops $50 on IEA forecast. Sept 14- Wall Street's three major indexes opened lower on Thursday, shying away from their record high closes, as an uptick in consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year. A Labor Department report showed consumer price index rose more than expected last month and the...

  • *Consumer prices increase 0.4 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 14- U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rental accommodation, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last...

  • A Labor Department report showed consumer price index rose more than expected last month and the gain was the largest in seven months, lifting the year-on-year increase to 1.9 percent from 1.7 percent in July. The chances of a rate hike in December rose to 50.9 percent from 41.3 percent before the release of the data, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. Treasury yields briefly extended their rise on Thursday with the 10- year yield touching a three-week peak following data that showed a faster-than-forecast 0.4 percent increase in domestic consumer prices in August. At 8:54 a.m., the yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes reached 2.225 percent shortly after the release of the...

  • August CPI up 0.4%, weekly jobless claims fell to 284,000

    CNBC's Becky Quick breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment, and sifts through the data on consumer prices.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rents, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month after edging up 0.1 percent in July.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rents, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year. The Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month after edging up 0.1 percent in July.