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Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has seen a substantial deterioration in the month of January, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index plummeted to 90.7 in January. Read more...

Portugal producer price inflation slowed for a second straight month in December, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-on-year in December, following a 3.7 percent rise in November. The rate of increase was the weakest since April, when it was... Read more...

Hong Kong's unemployment rate held steady for an eighth month in a row in December, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 2.8 percent in the October to December period, in line with economists' expectations. The rate has... Read more...

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With jumps in manufacturing and mining output more than offsetting a sharp pullback in utilities output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing industrial production in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December. Read more...

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A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed a significant acceleration in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of January. Read more...

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First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended January 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. Read more...

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Eurozone house prices grew at a robust rate in the third quarter, albeit slightly slower than the pace in the previous three months, data from Eurostat revealed on Friday. House prices climbed 4.3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, following a 4.4 percent rise in the previous three months.... Read more...

Switzerland's producer and import prices grew at the weakest pace in sixteen months in December, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Friday. Producer and import prices gained 0.6 percent year-on-year in December following a 1.4 percent rise in November. Economists had forecast a... Read more...

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UK retail sales decreased in December at the fastest pace in over one-and-a-half years, suggesting that households have started to rein in their spending ahead of Brexit. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when they grew 1.3 percent driven by Black Friday sales, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. Read more...

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Overall consumer prices in Japan were up 0.3 percent on year in December, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was in line with expectations and down from 0.8 percent in November. Core consumer prices - which exclude volatiles prices of food - were up an annual... Read more...

Japan will on Friday release December data for consumer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall inflation is expected to add 0.3 percent on year, slowing from 0.8 percent in November. Core CPI is tipped to fall an annual 0.8 percent, down from 0.9 percent in the... Read more...

Indonesia's central bank left the key interest rate unchanged for a second straight session in January after a hike in November. The Board of Governors held the seven-day reverse repo rate unchanged at 6 percent on Thursday, the Bank Indonesia said, in line with economists' expectations. The previous... Read more...

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Eurozone current account surplus decreased in November, led by a decline in the surplus in the visible trade and primary income accounts and worsening of the deficit in the secondary income account, figures from the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The current account surplus declined to EUR... Read more...

UK retail sales decreased in December, marking the worst decline in over one-and-a-half years, after a surge in the previous month, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when... Read more...

Cyprus EU inflation slowed for a second straight month in December to its lowest level in seven months, data from the Statistical Service showed on Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, climbed 1.0 percent year-on-year in December following a 1.6 percent rise in November. The... Read more...

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Germany's economy grew for a ninth year in 2018, but at the slowest pace in five years, largely driven by domestic demand, preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. Gross... Read more...

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Optimism About Trade May Generate Continued Buying Interest

The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a higher opening on Friday, with stocks likely to extend the upward move seen over the three previous sessions. Optimism about trade talks between the U.S. and China is likely to contribute to continued strength on Wall Street after yesterday’s...
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