Apr 28, 2016

Consumer prices fell 0.3% in March

Consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in March compared with a year earlier due to lower energy prices, the government said Thursday, leaving the Bank of Japan far behind in its quest to stoke 2 percent inflation. The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile ...

Dec 25, 2015

November saw Japan's consumer prices rise 0.1%

Consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in November from a year earlier for the first increase in five months, the government said Friday, reflecting a smaller decline in energy prices and higher food prices. The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile fresh food prices, ...

Wall St. plunges 1%, weighed by commodity stocks

Jan 6, 2015

Wall St. plunges 1%, weighed by commodity stocks

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, dragged down by commodity-linked shares as crude prices fell to fresh 5-1/2 year lows and a strong dollar also weighed on metals prices. Crude oil futures prices dropped to their lowest since May 2009 amid a global supply glut ...