US Inflation News

US bond yields fall after jump on Fed rate signal
19 December 2014 | 8:39 pm
NEW YORK: US Treasuries yields fell on Friday as some appetite for bonds returned after investors scrambled for stocks and other risky assets on the view the US Federal Reserve might raise interest rates in 2015 but do so slowly.


Keep US inflation party going
18 December 2014 | 8:44 pm
One of the US Federal Reserve's most dovish policy makers has told investors that he'd "throw a party" if US banks started writing more loans and inflation started rising.        


US Fed Slashes Inflation Forecast for 2015
17 December 2014 | 7:54 pm
US Fed slashes inflation forecast for 2015; sees stronger growth this year


US stocks rise as market awaits Fed announcement
17 December 2014 | 3:02 pm
Wall Street stocks Wednesday moved higher in early trade following a weak US inflation report as the market awaited a policy update from the Federal Reserve. About 25 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones ...


US pre-open: Markets on the decline after disappointing CPI data
17 December 2014 | 2:57 pm
US stock futures were expected to decline on Wednesday as US inflation figures came in lower than expected, although they rose in opening deals.


US consumer prices fall 0.3% on lower oil prices
17 December 2014 | 2:35 pm
In the 12 months through November, the CPI increased 1.3%, the smallest gain since February


US consumer prices fall unexpected 0.3% in November
17 December 2014 | 2:34 pm
US consumer inflation fell a larger than expected 0.3 per cent in November, with inflation year-on-year at just 1.3 per cent.


US consumer prices tumble 0.3 percent in November; inflation tamed by plunging gas prices
17 December 2014 | 1:52 pm
Plunging gasoline costs caused U.S. consumer prices to drop in November, muting inflation across the entire economy.


US Consumer Prices Fell 0.3 Percent in November
17 December 2014 | 1:45 pm
US consumer prices tumbled 0.3 percent in November; inflation tamed by plunging gas prices


US producer prices fall in November, inflation in check
12 December 2014 | 2:51 pm
A fall in producer prices in November showed US inflation is still in check, according to Labor Department figures released Friday. While the main reason for the 0.2 percent fall last month in the producer price index was the steep drop in energy prices, wholesale goods excluding energy also fell for the second straight month, by 0.1 percent. Year-on-year overall producer prices were up 1.4 ...


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World Inflation News

Canadian Dollar Approaches Weakest in 5 Years as Inflation Slows
19 December 2014 | 10:49 pm
Canada’s dollar approached a five-year low after a report showed inflation slowed more than forecast in November, adding to speculation slumping crude-oil prices will damp economic growth and keep interest rates low for longer.


CANADA FX DEBT-C$ softens as inflation cools to target level
19 December 2014 | 9:38 pm
The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. currency on Friday after data showed the country's annual inflation rate eased in November, suggesting the central bank will be in no hurry to raise interest ...


Low gas prices help slow inflation in November
19 December 2014 | 7:06 pm
A big drop in pump prices tapped the brakes on Canadian inflation last month, slowing the annual rate to two per cent as it offset rising costs of other goods. Statistics Canada's November reading, released Friday, detected the slowdown amid the global slide in world oil prices.


Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate to 2.0 per cent: Statistics Canada
19 December 2014 | 6:48 pm
OTTAWA - A big drop in pump prices tapped the brakes on Canadian inflation last month, slowing the annual rate to two per cent as it offset rising costs of other goods.


Gasoline prices cool Canada inflation; cutting pressure for rate move
19 December 2014 | 3:36 pm
By Leah Schnurr OTTAWA (Reuters) - Tumbling gasoline prices cooled inflation in Canada last month, providing the country's central bank with plenty of room to keep interest rates at their current low levels for some time yet. The annualized inflation rate pulled back to 2.0 percent from October's strong 2.4 percent, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. That was short of economists ...


Fuel price drop slows inflation in November
19 December 2014 | 2:21 pm
A big drop in pump prices helped slow Canada's annual inflation rate last month to 2.0 per cent as it offset rising costs of other goods, says Statistics Canada.


Canadian inflation rate drops to 2.0% in November
19 December 2014 | 2:13 pm
OTTAWA - The big drop in prices at the pump helped slow Canada's annual inflation rate last month to 2.0 per cent.


Canada’s inflation rate drops to 2.0% in November amid gas price fall
19 December 2014 | 1:48 pm
Canada's inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in November, dropping from 2.4 per cent the previous month--a bigger decline than expected.


Canada annual inflation rate cools to 2 percent in November
19 December 2014 | 1:46 pm
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's annual inflation rate cooled in November as gasoline prices tumbled, bringing the rate in line with the Bank of Canada's targeted level, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. The annualized inflation rate pulled back to 2.0 percent from October's strong 2.4 percent, falling short of economists' forecasts for 2.2 percent. Core inflation, which strips out ...


Canada annual inflation rate cools to 2 pct in Nov
19 December 2014 | 1:35 pm
Canada's annual inflation rate cooled in November as gasoline prices tumbled, bringing the rate in line with the Bank of Canada's targeted level, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. The annualized ...