Tag Archives: steady

Inflation steady despite food price rises

The UK’s key inflation rate remained steady at a five-and-a-half-year high of 3% in October, according to official figures. Falls in fuel prices were offset by higher food costs, particularly the price of potato crisps, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) had been expected to rise, with the Bank of England forecasting it would peak at 3.2% this autumn. The official target for the CPI is 2%. If the CPI inflation rate had risen above 3%, Bank of England governor Mark Carney would have ...

Read More »

Spurs hope steady lineups lead to better consistency

10:39 PM ET SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich foreshadowed all the flaws 1 hour, 45 minutes before the team would actually flash them on the court Sunday in a 118-102 win over the Sacramento Kings. Sure, San Antonio snapped a two-game skid in defeating the lowly Kings. “But, from what I’ve seen, we’re just not disciplined enough,” Popovich said before the game even tipped off. “We’ve got to get a lot more disciplined if we want to be the last team standing, that’s for sure.” First, ...

Read More »

Earnings blowout; Stocks soar; India holds steady

Click chart for in-depth premarket data. 1. Earnings blowout: CNN owner Time Warner (TWX) is reporting earnings Wednesday morning ahead of the opening bell. Investors will be looking for clues about AT&T’s (T, Tech30) planned purchase of the media giant, a deal that President Trump has said he opposes. Alaska Air (ALK), Allergan (AGN), GrubHub (GRUB) and Humana (HUM) are also reporting earnings in the morning. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Read More »

Warcraft Will Have “Steady Stream of Content” But Not Yearly Expansions

Even though the Legion expansion has already launched, Blizzcon 2016 saw lots of new announcements for Blizzard’s flagship MMO. Upcoming patches will include epic class mounts and micro holidays, and you can get a look at the new legendary artifacts coming to the game right here. To get more details about what lies ahead, we talked with Warcraft’s game director Ion Hazzikostas about the recent changes. The micro-holidays you announced sound really interesting. Is that going to be a regular, new thing every month? How long is it going to ...

Read More »

China's economy holds steady — but for how long?

Chinese billionaire warns of real estate ‘bubble’ Is China’s growth too steady to be true? The world’s second largest economy has now posted exactly the same pace of growth for three quarters in a row. Analysts warn that such consistency isn’t sustainable and fails to give a full picture of what’s really going on. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Read More »

Sotheby's rebounds with a steady sale of contemporary art

Cheers of relief rang out on Wednesday as the hammer fell on the last lot of Sotheby’s contemporary and post-war art auction, which met expectations and helped dim the memory of its shaky Impressionist and modern art sale just 48 hours earlier. Led by a $ 35 million Francis Bacon self portrait study and a $ 36.7 million Cy Twombly canvas, the sale took in $ 242.2 million, well within the pre-sale estimate range. Just two of 44 works on offer failed to sell. Neither of the two star lots ...

Read More »

Fed seen holding rates steady as it faces fine balancing act

A man walks past the Federal Reserve in Washington, December 16, 2015. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday as it balances continued concerns about the health of the global economy with fresh signs that domestic inflation is starting to rear its head. The central bank, which hiked rates in December for the first time in nearly a decade, sounded a cautious note at its last policy meeting in January, amid a selloff on financial markets, weaker oil prices and falling inflation ...

Read More »

Yen gains, Asian stocks at session lows after BOJ holds steady

An investor walks past an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, March 14, 2016. Reuters/Aly Song The yen advanced against the dollar and Asian stocks languished near the day’s lows on Tuesday, after the Bank of Japan held policy steady as expected and offered a bleaker view of the country’s economy in the face of lingering anxiety over slowing global growth. The BOJ also removed language from its statement that it would cut interest rates further into negative territory if needed, a little more ...

Read More »

Crude oil prices steady in thin Asian trading ahead of Lunar New Year

Pump jacks are seen at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field, as the sun sets, outside the West Siberian city of Kogalym, Russia, January 25, 2016. Picture taken January 25, 2016. Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin Crude oil futures were steady in lacklustre trading on Friday as Asian liquidity faded ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday across large parts of the region. International benchmark Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $ 34.41 per barrel at 0539 GMT, a notch below their ...

Read More »

Fed keeps interest rates steady, closely watching global markets

The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington September 16 2015. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and said it was “closely monitoring” global economic and financial developments, but maintained an otherwise upbeat view of the U.S. economy. The central bank’s decision was widely expected after a month-long plunge in U.S. and world equities raised concerns that an abrupt global slowdown could act as a drag on U.S. economic growth. “The committee is closely monitoring global economic and financial developments and is assessing their implications for the ...

Read More »