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US futures pare gains, Treasurys rise after reports of explosion at New York's Port Authority terminal
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:40:00 GMT
U.S. futures gave back some of their initial gains following reports of an explosion at New York City's Port Authority.
Underlying fundamentals of emerging markets are the biggest buffer: Lombard Odier
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:39:00 GMT
Salman Ahmed, chief investment strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, and Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management, speak about investing.
Dollar edges up ahead of Fed; Bitcoin futures seize the spotlight
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:13:00 GMT
The dollar was steady in early Asian trade, underpinned by expectations of higher U.S. interest rates.
New Zealand Credit Card Spending Jumps 1.4% In November
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:48:44 GMT
Overall credit card spending in New Zealand climbed a seasonally adjusted 1.4 percent on month in November, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday.
U.S. Wholesale Inventories Drop More Than Expected In October
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:31:16 GMT
A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed wholesale inventories in the U.S. decreased by more than expected in the month of October. The report said wholesale inventories fell by 0.5 percent in October after inching up by a downwardly revised 0.1 percent in September.
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Deteriorates In December
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:07:01 GMT
Reflecting a deterioration in consumer expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing an unexpected decrease in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of December. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for December fell to 96.8 from the final November reading of 98.5.
Dow, S&P 500 notch record closes after strong jobs report
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:32:00 GMT
U.S. equities closed higher on Friday following the release of a stronger-than-expected jobs report.
U.S. Employment Jumps More Than Expected But Wage Growth Misses Estimates
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:16:51 GMT
Employment in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, although the report also showed weaker than expected wage growth during the month. The report said non-farm payroll employment jumped by 228,000 jobs in November.
UK Industrial Output Remains Flat; Manufacturing Continues To Rise
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:26:00 GMT
UK industrial production remained unchanged in October, while manufacturing continued to expand on car production. Industrial production remained flat, as expected, after expanding 0.7 percent in September, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed Friday.
Dollar firms after U.S. jobs data, but off highs due to wages
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:39:00 GMT
The dollar rose against the euro and yen in choppy trading on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.
German Exports Fall Unexpectedly; Imports Rebound
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:55:30 GMT
Germany's exports declined unexpectedly in October, while imports rebounded at a faster-than-expected pace on domestic demand, data from Destatis showed Friday. Exports decreased 0.4 percent month-on-month in October, the same as seen in September. Shipments were forecast to grow 1 percent. This was the second straight decline in exports.
US stock futures rise after jobs report beats estimates
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:46:00 GMT
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday after the November jobs report showed better-than-expected growth.
China's Export Growth Tops Expectations
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:18:05 GMT
China's exports expanded much faster than expected in November but the annual increase in imports outpaced export growth, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. In dollar terms, exports advanced 12.3 percent year-over-year in November, well above the 5.9 percent rise economists had forecast.
European Economics Preview: UK Industrial Output Data Due
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:28:51 GMT
Industrial production and foreign trade reports from the UK are due on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news.
Japan Q3 GDP Revised Up To +0.6% On Quarter
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:33:38 GMT
Japan's gross domestic product was bumped up to a seasonally adjusted gin of 0.67 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, the Cabinet Office said on Friday.
Commodities tomorrow: US production keeps climbing
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:00:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Stocks close higher; tech notches 3-day winning streak
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:30:00 GMT
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as technology stocks continued to regain lost ground from the past week.
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Edge Down To 236,000
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:07:22 GMT
A day ahead of the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended December 2nd.
Is the U.S. dollar primed for a Christmas rally£
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:11:00 GMT
Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management says dollar hasn't really risen because the market has underestimated the positive implications of tax reform.
German Industrial Production Declines Unexpectedly In October
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:58:45 GMT
Germany's industrial production dropped unexpectedly in October driven by weakness across major sectors except energy. Industrial production fell 1.4 percent month-on-month in October, following a revised 0.9 percent drop in September, data from Destatis showed Thursday.
Dollar rallies on stronger risk appetite, bitcoin drops to $16,800
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:32:00 GMT
The dollar recovered some ground against the yen as global markets regained some appetite for risk.
US futures point to flat open as tax reform news takes center stage
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:04:00 GMT
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly positive open Thursday, as investors await more news concerning tax reform.
Australia Has A$105 Million Trade Surplus In October
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:48:36 GMT
Australia posted a seasonally adjusted merchandise trade surplus of A$105 million in October, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday - down 93 percent on month.
Dollar index edges up; bitcoin blasts to another high
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:13:00 GMT
The dollar edged higher Wednesday on optimism about U.S. tax legislation and efforts to avert a government shutdown.
Nasdaq closes higher as Facebook rises; rest of market ends little changed
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:30:00 GMT
U.S. equities traded little changed on Wednesday as a bounce in tech stocks capped losses.
U.S. Labor Productivity Growth Unrevised At 3.0% In Q3
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:23:33 GMT
Labor productivity in the U.S. saw a notable increase in the third quarter, according to a revised report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The report said labor productivity jumped by 3.0 percent in the third quarter, unchanged from the preliminary estimate.
U.S. Private Sector Employment Increases By 190,00 Jobs In November
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:07:56 GMT
Employment in the U.S. private sector increased by slightly more than expected in the month of November, payroll processor ADP revealed in a report released on Wednesday. ADP said private sector employment climbed by 190,000 jobs in November after surging up by 235,000 jobs in October.
India Central Bank Retains Key Rates
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:24:35 GMT
India's central bank left its key interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, defying calls for a reduction, as inflation moved closer to 4 percent. At the fifth bi-monthly monetary policy session, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India decided to maintain the repo rate at 6.00 percent and the reverse repo rate at 5.75 percent.
German Factory Orders Log Unexpected Growth
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:37:09 GMT
Germany's factory orders increased unexpectedly in October helped by demand from domestic market and non-euro area economies. New orders in manufacturing climbed 0.5 percent month-on-month in October, but slower than the revised 1.2 percent rise in September, figures from Destatis revealed Wednesday. Orders were forecast to fall 0.2 percent.
US futures point to lower open as market weakness worldwide weighs; data eyed
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:07:00 GMT
US stock index futures pointed to a negative open on Wednesday, as investors awaited fresh data.
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