Tame U.S. inflation report assuages financial markets

Posted on 03/13/2018 11:54 AM
The key world economic data point of the day was the U.S. consumer price index report for February, which came in at up 0.2%, and up 2.2%, year-on-year. Those numbers were in line with market expectations. The "core" CPI number, which excludes food and energy, was also up 0.2% from January and up 1.8%, year-on-year. The CPI data is at...