US Inflation News
BSP sees room to hold rates steady for the rest of the year
25 October 2014 | 5:09 pm
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) sees room to extend a pause in interest-rate increases for the rest of this year if inflation remains manageable, Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. said. MB photo file “The market could probably see us stay this course and just continue to allow our previous actions to work” if inflation expectations remain “well-anchored” and barring major financial stability ...
Dollar firms in Asia after US inflation rise
23 October 2014 | 10:28 am
The dollar firmed in Asia on Thursday after an unexpected rise in US inflation, while the euro struggled to recover as speculation swirls about further European Central Bank easing measures. The euro was unable to recover owing to rumours that the ECB could widen its asset-buying stimulus by including corporate bonds. A news report on the issue Tuesday was followed Wednesday by a member of the ...
Aussie bonds finish flat on US inflation
23 October 2014 | 5:51 am
Australian bond futures prices are flat as a small rise in US inflation convinced the market the American central bank won't be rushing to raise rates.
NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower
22 October 2014 | 11:26 pm
The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the likely timeline for future interest rate hikes and cleared the way for a lower currency. The kiwi fell as low as 78.63 US cents from 79.09 cents immediately before the inflation data was released, and was recently trading at 78.71 cents. Statistics New Zealand figures showed inflation was unchanged at 0.3 ...
Oil Search lifts production 81%
22 October 2014 | 10:33 pm
Oil Search has promised to increase dividend payments to shareholders after lifting production 81 per cent
Peugeot says sales edge ahead
22 October 2014 | 10:33 pm
Peugeot Citroen has said strong sales in China and its car-parts subsidiary has kept the company on track.
24 Hours In 2 Minutes
22 October 2014 | 10:25 pm
Here at KBB, we want you to be in the know with what’s going on. So here’s the latest in Aussie and international news.
Dollar advances as US inflation creeps up
22 October 2014 | 9:51 pm
The dollar gained against other major currencies Wednesday after a slight but unexpected rise in US inflation, while the market continued to speculate about eurozone monetary policy. US consumer prices ...
$A lower after better US inflation figures
22 October 2014 | 8:19 pm
Better-than-expected US inflation figures have dented the Australian dollar.
US stocks flat on Yahoo
22 October 2014 | 5:50 pm
Wall Street stocks have opened little changed following solid earnings from Boeing and Yahoo.
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World Inflation News
Big week for Japan with data, BOJ
26 October 2014 | 11:24 pm
Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery.
Japan struggles to keep up as China woos international students
26 October 2014 | 8:25 pm
Japan's efforts to increase the number of international students coming to its shores are being dwarfed by similar initiatives in neighboring China. The post Japan struggles to keep up as China woos international students appeared first on The Japan Times .
Just 500 Miles Apart, Japan Forces Hold Drills With Russia, U.S.
26 October 2014 | 3:23 pm
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force officers run as they take part in a military drill during the annual military demonstration in Himeji, Japan, on Oct. 5, 2014.
Volcano could leave Japan 'extinct' in next century - study
26 October 2014 | 4:49 am
Japan could be wiped off the face of the earth by a massive volcanic eruption some time in the next century killing almost all of its 127million inhabitants, according to a new study.Experts analysing the eruption patterns of volcanoes...
Japan to become 18th team in 2016 Super Rugby
24 October 2014 | 9:30 am
Japan has beaten Singapore as the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team when the competition expands in 2016, organisers said Friday. A franchise from Japan will join the Kings from South Africa's Eastern Cape and a team based in Argentina when Super Rugby expands from its current 15 teams to 18 in 2016. International Rugby Board chief Brett Gosper said earlier this year that he wanted ...
Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR
24 October 2014 | 9:09 am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan has beaten out Singapore as the preferred host for the 18th team in the expanded Super Rugby competition, governing body SANZAR said on Friday. The southern hemisphere provincial competition will increase from 15 to 18 teams in 2016, with one team from South Africa and another from Argentina already awarded places. Japan and Singapore were vying against each other for ...
Japan facing ban from international basketball
24 October 2014 | 8:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is facing a potential ban from basketball's world governing body FIBA over a failure to merge its two top leagues.
Rugby-Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR
24 October 2014 | 7:34 am
* Japan beats Singapore to host 18th Super Rugby team * SANZAR confirms decision after executive meeting * Singapore hopeful of hosting some games (Adds more quotes, details) SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Japan has beaten out Singapore as the preferred host for the 18th team in the expanded Super Rugby competition, governing body SANZAR said on Friday. Japan and Singapore were vying against each ...
Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant
24 October 2014 | 4:58 am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away from the summit. The warning comes nearly a month after another volcano, Mt Ontake, erupted suddenly when crowded with hikers, killing 57 people in ...
Japan preferred for Super expansion, says NZRU
24 October 2014 | 3:09 am
Japan is the preferred option over Singapore to expand the Super Rugby competition in 2016, New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) chief executive Steve Tew said Friday. Tew was responding to a statement reportedly put out by backers of the Singapore bid, the Asia Pacific Dragons, conceding they had lost the chance of a place in the southern hemisphere competition. "The best way to explain this is that ...