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  • China's falling inflation raises prospect of faster easing

    China's inflation hit a five-year low in November, stoking expectations that Beijing will move more aggressively to head off the risk of deflation in a slowing economy, which put fresh life into soaring share markets after a reversal on Tuesday. Consumer...
  • Fed seen raising U.S. rates in second-quarter despite lower energy prices: Reuters poll

    The Federal Reserve is likely to raise U.S. interest rates in the second quarter of next year, even as falling energy prices dampen domestic inflation pressures, a Reuters survey found. In the wake of robust job gains in November and bullish growth signs...
  • Euro zone fiscal stance appropriate, reform needed: ECB's Coeure

    The euro zone's fiscal stance is appropriate, but governments need to coordinate structural reforms to ensure the euro zone economy does not become stuck in low growth and low inflation, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said....
  • ECB's Praet says would have cut interest rates at last meeting if possible

    The European Central Bank would probably have cut interest rates at its last meeting if they had not already been at the zero limit, European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet said on Tuesday. "If we would have had (an) interest rate margin at...
  • China November consumer inflation dips to five-year low of 1.4 percent

    China's annual consumer inflation eased to 1.4 percent in November, a five-year low, from 1.6 percent in October, adding to concerns that domestic demand remains sluggish despite a raft of stimulus measures. The consumer price index fell 0.2 percent in...
  • Japan's beef bowl - symbol of deflation - to get price hike

    Japanese fast-food company Yoshinoya Holdings Co said on Tuesday it would raise the price of its signature beef bowl dish - long a symbol of the deflationary economy - for the first time in 24 years due to higher import costs. The move marks a much-...
  • Family finances: good news for the U.S. economy in 2015

    Even as growth slows worldwide and Europe struggles to stay out of recession, the U.S. economy will gain momentum in 2015. Kiplinger expects the economy to grow 3 percent or better in 2015. That's the best annual growth rate since 2005. Cylinders are...
  • Interest rates could be heading higher

    Are you carrying a big credit card balance? Or maybe you're considering taking out a mortgage or other loan. If so, it's time to start worrying, at least a little bit. With the U.S. economy gaining momentum, economists generally expect the Federal...
  • Fed's Lockhart sticks with 2015 liftoff, though low inflation a concern

    The weak global economy and low inflation pose risks to the U.S. economy but the Federal Reserve should still be on track to begin raising interest rates in the latter half of 2015, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday....
  • Turkey must reform to avoid middle income trap, IMF says

    Without deeper reforms to its savings rate and competitiveness, Turkey risks lower medium-term growth that would leave it stuck in a "middle-income trap," the International Monetary Fund warned in a report. With policies as they are, Turkey's economy...
  • Euro zone inflationary pressures declining: ECRI

    Euro zone inflation may fall further in the coming months, adding pressure on the European Central Bank to act, an indicator designed to predict cyclical trends showed on Friday. The Eurozone Future Inflation Gauge (EZFIG), published by the Economic...