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Economic Reports CPI

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June as the cost of gasoline and mobile phone services declined further, pointing to benign inflation that could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's ability to increase interest rates for a third time this year. The Labor Department said on Friday that the unchanged reading in its Consumer Price Index...

  • June retail sales down 0.2%,  CPI remains unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on retail sales and consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds insight.

  • *Indexes: Dow up 1 pt, S&P off 0.5 pts, Nasdaq down 0.25 pts. July 14- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as investors awaited key data for a reading on the health of the economy while JPMorgan kicked off second-quarter earnings. *The U.S. Labor Department will issue its Consumer Price Index for June that is expected to rise 1.7 percent annually, but...

  • CPI data awaited for its impact on Fed's rates stance. TOKYO, July 14- The dollar was little changed against a group of peers early on Friday, as currency investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the session, which is expected to set the greenback's near-term direction. The U.S. currency's recent advance, notably against the yen, has...

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, July 12- Ack thThe Czech crown firmed on Wednesday, leading moderate currency gains in Central Europe, after June inflation figures fuelled expectations that the Czech central bank will soon hike interest rates for the first time in almost a decade. The Czech National Bank is the only one in the region to have shifted to a hawkish policy stance,...

  • *Czechs may start rate hikes as early as Aug on CPI data-analyst. *Crown firms, regional fx markets cautious ahead of Yellen speech. BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, July 12- The Czech crown firmed on Wednesday, leading cautious currency gains in Central Europe, after June inflation figures fuelled expectations that the Czech central bank will hike interest rates for the first...

  • *China June CPI +1.5 pct y/y, same as previous month. BEIJING, July 10- China's producer price inflation was unchanged in June and remained well off highs seen earlier this year, amid lingering oversupply issues in the steel sector and as signs of economic weakness weighed on the outlook for prices. China's June consumer prices rose 1.5 percent from a year earlier,...

  • *China June CPI +1.5 pct y/y, same as previous month. BEIJING, July 10- China's producer price inflation was unchanged in June and remained well off highs seen earlier this year, amid lingering oversupply issues in the steel sector and as signs of economic weakness weighed on the outlook for prices. China's June consumer prices rose 1.5 percent from a year earlier,...

  • Chinese inflation data is closely watched by investors for what it says about the strength of China's economy.

  • BEIJING, July 10- China's consumer prices rose 1.5 percent in June from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted June consumer price index would rise 1.5 percent on-year, in line with the prior month. China's producer price index rose 5.5 percent in June from a year...

  • *BOJ Tankan due at 2350 GMT on July 2. TOKYO, June 23- Japanese big manufacturers' confidence is expected to have improved for a third straight quarter in June to match the peak seen two years ago, but may recede in the coming quarter on uncertainty around conditions overseas. "We expect big manufacturers' mood is recovering due to a favorable export environment,...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Yields on short-dated U.S. The yield curve between five-year notes and 30- year bonds briefly flattened to 94.9 basis points, the narrowest since December 2007, as 30- year Treasury yields hit more than a seven-month low of 2.713 percent. Data last week showed the so-called core Consumer Price Index posted its smallest rise since May 2015.

  • NEW YORK, June 21- Americans' love of their smartphones and apps may be contributing to the sluggish pace of inflation that is worrying Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, a top bond manager at BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, said on Wednesday. The core rate of the consumer price index, the U.S. government's broadest inflation gauge, increased 1.7...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- Americans' love of their smartphones and apps may be contributing to the sluggish pace of inflation that is worrying Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, the top bond strategist at BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, said on Wednesday. The core rate of the consumer price index, the U.S. government's broadest inflation gauge, increased...

  • TEL AVIV, June 15- Israel's annual inflation rate rose in line with expectations in May, its fifth straight gain after 28 months of falling prices. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was up 0.4 percent in May, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. Expectations that inflation will stay below the government's 1-3 percent target in the...

  • NEW YORK, June 14- Medium- and long-dated U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a news conference at 2:30 pm EDT. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index dipped 0.1 percent in May.

  • *Treasury sells $12 billion in 30- year bonds to strong demand. NEW YORK, June 13- Short-dated U.S. Traders likely viewed more costly services as a harbinger of stronger May consumer price index data, which is set for release on Wednesday, said John Herrmann, director of interest rates strategy at MUFG Securities in New York.

  • *CPI hits 2.9 pct, highest since June 2013. LONDON, June 13- British inflation unexpectedly jumped to its highest level in nearly four years in May, tightening the squeeze on consumers and complicating the job of the Bank of England, which has signalled it is in no hurry to raise interest rates. That was its biggest increase since June 2013, the Office for National...

  • *Treasury to sell $12 billion in 30- year bonds at 1 p.m. ET. NEW YORK, June 13- Short-dated U.S. Traders likely viewed the services price data as a harbinger of stronger May consumer price index data, which is set for release Wednesday, said John Herrmann, director of interest rates strategy at MUFG Securities in New York.