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Mon, 20 May 2019 16:00:06 GMT
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Mon, 20 May 2019 16:00:05 GMT
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European Economics Preview: Eurozone Current Account Data Due
Mon, 20 May 2019 04:19:41 GMT
Current account data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Estonia releases producer prices for April. Prices had increased 3.8 percent annually in March.
Japan Q1 GDP Surprises To The Upside, Expands 0.5% On Quarter
Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:04 GMT
Japan's gross domestic product climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2019, the Cabinet Office said in Monday's preliminary reading.
Dollar Gains Against Most Major Rivals On Upbeat Data
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:42:45 GMT
The U.S. dollar stayed stronger against most major currencies on Friday, extending recent gains, thanks to upbeat economic data.
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Shows Substantial Improvement In May
Fri, 17 May 2019 14:43:34 GMT
Reflecting a spike in consumer expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a substantial improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of May.
U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises Less Than Expected In April
Fri, 17 May 2019 14:35:43 GMT
A reading on leading U.S. economic indicators rose by slightly less than expected in the month of April, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Friday.
Hong Kong Maintains Slower Growth Forecast
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:31:18 GMT
The Hong Kong government on Friday maintained its weaker growth projection for this year as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalate. The real GDP growth forecast of 2-3 percent for this year as announced in the Budget was maintained in the current review. In 2018, the economy expanded 3 percent.
Singapore Exports Slump Further In April
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:35:33 GMT
Singapore's non-oil domestic exports declined sharply in April, albeit at a slower pace compared to March, driven by a fall in electronic and pharmaceutical shipments, data from Enterprise Singapore showed Friday. Non-oil domestic exports, or NODX, slid 10 percent annually in April from the high base a year ago, after decreasing 11.8 percent in March.
BoJ's Kuroda Says Extremely Low Rates Likely To Remain Beyond H1 2020
Fri, 17 May 2019 09:17:02 GMT
Japan's extremely low interest rates are likely to remain at the current levels for an extended period, beyond spring 2020, given the uncertainties surrounding economic activity and prices, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Friday. BoJ would "maintain the current extremely low levels of short- and long-term interest rates for an extended period of time.
China State Economic Planner Says US Tariff Impact Controllable
Fri, 17 May 2019 08:20:10 GMT
China's top economic planning agency said on Friday that the impact from the trade tariffs imposed by the United States on Chinese exports is under control. The National Development and Reform Commission said at a press conference that measures will be taken to ensure that economic growth remains in a "reasonable range".
Stocks fall following a sell-off in the final hour on news US-China trade talks have stalled
Fri, 17 May 2019 07:16:00 GMT
Stocks closed lower on Friday after CNBC reported that trade talks between China and the U.S. have stalled.
European Economics Preview: Eurozone Final Inflation Data Due
Fri, 17 May 2019 03:49:35 GMT
Final consumer price data from euro area is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association is set to publish new car registrations data for April. Sales had declined 3.9 percent annually in March.
Dollar Exhibits Strength On Upbeat Economic Data
Thu, 16 May 2019 20:54:37 GMT
The U.S. dollar rose to near 3-week high on Thursday as its safe haven appeal and upbeat U.S. economic data aided its advance against most of its major rivals.
Philly Fed Index Indicates Significantly Faster Growth In May
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:36:27 GMT
Growth in Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity has seen a significant acceleration in the month of May, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia revealed in a report on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index for current general activity surged up to 16.6 in May.
Philippines Slashes Reserve Requirement After Rate Cut
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:28:42 GMT
The Philippine central bank on Thursday announced a phased reduction in the amount of cash that big banks should hold as reserves, just a week after it cut the key interest rate for the first time in over two years, to boost liquidity amid weaker growth.
U.S. New Residential Construction Soars In April
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:23:51 GMT
New residential construction in the U.S. showed a substantial increase in the month of April, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The Commerce Department said housing starts surged up by 5.7 percent to an annual rate of 1.235 million in April.
U.S. Jobless Claims Drop More Than Expected To 212,000
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:13:41 GMT
A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped more than expected in the week ended May 11th. The report said initial jobless claims slid to 212,000.
Malaysia GDP Growth Slows In Q1
Thu, 16 May 2019 09:28:20 GMT
Malaysia's economy expanded at a slower pace in the first quarter on weak investment and trade, data from the Department of Statistics showed Thursday, yet exceeded economists' expectations. Elsewhere, the country's central bank warned about downside risks to growth, mainly due to slowing global growth.
Dow jumps more than 200 points, posts 3-day winning streak, boosted by bank shares and Walmart
Thu, 16 May 2019 07:37:00 GMT
Stocks rose as sentiment was boosted by strong earnings from Walmart and Cisco Systems while banks climbed on higher rates.
European Economics Preview: Eurozone Foreign Trade Data Due
Thu, 16 May 2019 04:12:10 GMT
Foreign trade data from euro area is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 12.30 am ET, Dutch unemployment data is due for April. The jobless rate stood at 3.3 percent in March.
Australia Unemployment Rate Rises To 5.2% In April
Thu, 16 May 2019 02:18:15 GMT
The jobless rate in Australia came in at a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in April, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Dollar Mostly Steady Against Major Rivals Amid Slew Of Data
Wed, 15 May 2019 20:53:47 GMT
The U.S. dollar held steady on Wednesday, due largely to weak economic data out of China.
U.S. Business Inventories Unchanged In March, Matching Expectations
Wed, 15 May 2019 14:20:21 GMT
A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed no change in U.S. business inventories in the month of March. The report said business inventories were virtually unchanged in March after rising by 0.3 percent in February.
U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Improves Much More Than Expected In May
Wed, 15 May 2019 14:18:57 GMT
Homebuilder confidence has improved by much more than anticipated in the month of May, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Wednesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index climbed to 66 in May.
U.S. Industrial Production Unexpectedly Drops 0.5% In April
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:46:44 GMT
Industrial production in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a notable decrease in the month of April, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. The Fed said industrial production fell by 0.5 percent in April.
New York Manufacturing Growth Unexpectedly Accelerates In May
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:14:08 GMT
New York manufacturing activity has picked up significantly in the month of May, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Wednesday. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index jumped to 17.8 in May from 10.1 in April.
U.S. Retail Sales Unexpectedly Pull Back In April
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:11:14 GMT
Reflecting a sharp pullback in auto sales, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in U.S. retail sales in the month of April. The Commerce Department said retail sales edged down by 0.2 percent in April after spiking by an upwardly revised 1.7 percent in March.
German GDP Grows In Q1
Wed, 15 May 2019 08:55:23 GMT
Germany's economy expanded for the first time in three quarters, driven by domestic demand, preliminary data from Destatis showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product advanced 0.4 percent sequentially in the first quarter, after staying flat in the fourth quarter and contracting 0.2 percent in the third quarter of 2018. The latest growth rate was in line with expectations.
Dow rises more than 100 points, erasing 190-point drop, as Trump delays auto tariffs
Wed, 15 May 2019 06:37:00 GMT
Stocks rose on Wednesday on news that President Donald Trump plans to delay the implementation of auto tariffs.
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