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Market to open lower

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2015
... Foundation event in Sydney. Meanwhile, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is due to release the June quarter consumer price index while the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Leading Indexes of Economic Activity is also due out. In equities news, BHP Billiton ...

Market to open flat

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2015
... Seoul was marginally lower, giving up 1.16 points to 2,064.03. China's National Bureau of Statistics said the consumer price index came in at 1.2 per cent in May, down from April's 1.5 per cent. The figure is the latest showing signs of weakness in the ...

Go flip a coin

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2015
... target - that followed the December quarter's inflation slowdown to 1.7%. However, the details of the ABS' "Consumer Price Index, Australia, Mar 2015" report show that this was due to significant drops in the prices of volatile items such fruit (down ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2014
... points at 5,366. Locally, in economic news on Wednesday, the Australia Bureau of Statistics releases the Consumer Price Index for the September quarter, while the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Leading Indexes of Economic Activity is also due out, as is ...

New masters of universe

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 OCT 2014
... a meeting of the International Bankers Association of Japan that, "The year-on-year rate of change in the consumer price index, excluding volatile food and the direction effects of the consumption tax hike, is expected to be around 1.25% for some time. ...

Market wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUL 2014
... up 16 points at 5,511. In local economic news on Wednesday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics releases consumer price index data for the June quarter. In equities news, BHP is expected to post June quarter reports while Sims Metals is scheduled to ...

Market wrap AM

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 24 APR 2014
... Wednesday hit another high after a fifth consecutive day of gains, driven by lower-than-expected inflation. The consumer price index rose 0.6 per cent in the March quarter, for an annual rate of 2.9 per cent. Economists had expected a rise of 0.8 per ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 APR 2014
... cent) to 4,161.46. Locally in economic news on Wednesday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics releases the consumer price index for the March quarter. No major equities news, is expected. In Australia, the market on Tuesday rose following the lead of ...

CBA: Expect higher inflation

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2014
... comfortably within the Reserve Bank's 2%-3% target range. However, he said that a splitting the headline consumer price index into its composite domestic and imported inflation rates tells a different story. "Domestic inflation has been stuck above 3% ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2014
... In Australia, the market on Wednesday lower after the release of higher-than-expected inflation figures. Consumer price index (CPI) growth of 0.8 per cent for the December quarter was above the 0.5 per cent rise expected by economists, reducing the chances ...