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  • A customer fills up his car at a BP gas station in Brooklyn in New York City.

    U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared.

  • LONDON, Oct 13- The euro edged higher on Friday, on track for its biggest weekly rise in a month as investors switched focus from the euro zone's political concerns to its brightening economic outlook. "If the European economic recovery continues and the ECB pushes ahead with policy normalisation, we will see the euro trade above 1.30 within 18 months or so," said Kit...

  • Central bankers across the globe shifting towards stability: Longview

    Longview Economics CEO and Chief Market Strategist Chris Watling speaks about the potential tightening of monetary policy.

  • Lael Brainard, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Fed Governor Lael Brainard says interest rate hikes should be held until inflation rises above a specific target.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 12- India's annual consumer price inflation remained steady in September from the previous month, but hopes of a rate cut by the central bank remain bleak as it expects higher inflation in coming months. India's annual consumer inflation in September rose to 3.28 percent from a year earlier, government data showed on Thursday.

  • A worker removes a freshly painted bowling pin from an assembly line at the QubicaAMF Bowling Worldwide LLC facility in Lowville, New York.

    The U.S. Producer Price Index was forecast to rise 0.4 percent in September, up from the 0.2 percent increase reported for the previous month.

  • Key concern is independence of the Fed: UBS

    Paul Donovan, global chief economist at UBS Wealth Management, speaks about what lies ahead for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • South Africa's businews actually taking a stand

    Lesetja Kganyago, South Africa's central bank governor, speaks about corruption in the country and interest rate policy.

  • MELBOURNE, Oct 12- London copper inched to its highest in more than a month on Thursday, underpinned by steady demand and a weaker dollar after the Federal Reserve showed a guarded view towards inflation. The International Monetary Fund this week underlined a rosier outlook for industrial metals use when it said a broad-based global economic upswing will...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 11- The dollar fell on Wednesday to a two-week low against a basket of currencies, as the U.S. "Any comments on concerns about inflation outlook signals a bit a dovish mindset," said Minh Trang, senior currency trader at Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, California. Futures markets suggested traders saw an 88 percent chance the Fed would raise rates in...

  • Money Strong president: Fed minutes validate December rate hike

    Danielle DiMartino Booth, Money Strong president, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discsuss the Fed's view of the economy following the release of the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's latest meeting.

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meetings in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's latest meeting.

  • BERLIN, Oct 11- Robust domestic consumption in Germany will translate into imports outstripping exports this year and next, the economy ministry said on Wednesday, predicting that trade will not contribute to growth. The ministry said it expects Europe's largest economy to expand by 2 percent this year, much more than a previous forecast of 1.5 percent and the...

  • Key things to watch in the Fed minutes

    Peter Spiegel of the Financial Times says the Fed, ECB and Bank of England are wrestling with policy moves in this current era of no inflation.

  • BERLIN, Oct 11- The German government has raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 2 percent from 1.5 percent previously, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday. It also expects Europe's biggest economy to grow by 1.9 percent next year, up from its previous forecast of 1.6 percent. Below are details of the government's autumn economic forecasts.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- Short-term inflation expectations among U.S. consumers were stuck near their lowest level since early 2016 in September as the one-year outlook on wages and family finances deteriorated, a New York Federal Reserve survey released on Tuesday showed. The more pessimistic view followed a September payrolls report that showed a surprisingly...

  • CAIRO, Oct 10- Egypt's economy is projected to grow 4.5 percent in the fiscal year 2017/ 18, the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook report showed on Tuesday, below government projections of 5-5.25 percent. Egypt's average consumer price inflation for 2017/ 18 is projected at 21.3 percent, according to the report. IMF Mission Chief for Egypt,...

  • The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global growth to 3.6 percent this year and 3.7 percent in 2018. The United States, the 19- country eurozone, Japan and China are all forecast to grow faster this year. IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said the sunnier outlook for the United States— 2.2 growth this year versus 1.5 percent in...

  • LONDON, Oct 10- Britain's Brexit-bound economy remains stuck in a low gear but is probably not weak enough to dissuade the Bank of England from raising interest rates next month, economic data showed. Separately on Tuesday, Britain's budget forecasters gave a gloomier medium-term outlook for the economy, potentially leaving finance minister Philip Hammond...

  • Kevin Warsh: central bank is a 'slave' to the stock market

    Guy De Blonay, director at Jupiter Asset Management, speaks about a leadership change at the U.S. Federal Reserve.