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  • NEW DELHI, Sept 12- India's consumer price inflation rose more than expected to a five-month high in August, fueled by strong gains in prices of food items, dampening chances of a rate cut by the central bank in a policy review next month amid weak economic growth. India's consumer price index rose 3.36 percent in August from a year earlier, data released by the...

  • BUDAPEST, Sept 12- The Romanian leu held steady after lower-than-expected inflation data on Tuesday, which confirmed that the pace of price growth across the region remains moderate. Hence, mildly positive for the leu as bonds could catch up a bit with regional sovereign debt markets, "said Ciprian Dascalu, chief economist at ING Bank in Romania.

  • An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars in Beijing, August 31, 2015.

    China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August, fueled by strong gains in raw materials prices and pointing to strong, sustained growth for both factory profits and the economy. "The unexpected rise in both CPI and PPI suggests that there is little hope China's monetary policy could see some...

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's consumer inflation rate accelerated more than expected to 1.8 percent in August from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday, the first uptick in three months. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.6 percent on-year compared with an increase of 1.4 percent in July. Producer price inflation also...

  • Sept 6- The National Retail Federation cut its forecast on Wednesday for retail sales in 2017 following revisions made by the U.S. government on personal income and consumer spending data. Since the start of the year, the U.S. monthly consumer price index has missed analysts' estimates four times, according to Thomson Reuters data. Last year, shoppers spent $658.3...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 4- Growing economic momentum in Brazil is not expected to have kept inflation from hitting a new 18- year low in August, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Monday. The IPCA consumer price index probably rose 2.60 percent in the 12 months through August, according to the median of 23 forecasts in the poll, compared with an increase of 2.71 percent in...

  • *Tokyo core CPI up 0.4 percent in August. TOKYO, Aug 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier to mark a seventh straight gaining month, a sign the economy is making steady but painfully slow progress toward meeting the central bank's 2 percent inflation target. The boost from energy costs will peak around October, so consumer...

  • *Tokyo core CPI up 0.4 percent in August. TOKYO, Aug 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier to mark a seventh straight gaining month, a sign the economy is making slow but steady progress toward meeting the central bank's 2 percent inflation target. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the nationwide data, were...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 23- A smaller-than-expected rise in Brazil's consumer prices in mid-August pushed inflation to a new 18- year low, keeping the central bank on track to cut interest rates aggressively. The IPCA-15 consumer price index rose 2.68 percent in the 12 months through mid-August, below the 2.73 percent expected in a Reuters poll and down from 2.78 percent...

  • *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.

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  • 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...