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Disappointing GDP Data Leads To Weakness On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Stocks saw some volatility during trading on Friday but largely maintained a negative bias before ending the session firmly ....

Stocks Remain Mostly Negative In Mid-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary

With renewed concerns about the economy weighing on the markets, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of the ....

Disappointing GDP Data Weighs On Wall Street In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary

Stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Friday, giving back some ground after ending the previous session sharply ....

Japanese Market Higher On Wall Street Lead, Weaker Yen

The Japanese stock market opened higher on Friday, following the positive lead overnight from Wall Street and ....

Australian Market Advances

The Australian stock market is higher on Friday, buoyed by the positive lead overnight from Wall Street and ....

Japanese Market Trades Weak

The Japanese market is trading in negative territory on Thursday, following the weak cues overnight from Wall ....
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Dollar Weakening Against Yen After GDP Data Disappoints



The dollar is losing ground against the Japanese Yen Friday, following the weaker than anticipated U.S. GDP report for the fourth quarter. The Yen is benefitting from its safe haven status and some positive Japanese economic data. However, the U.S. currency is gaining ground against its major European competitors, due to the release of some weak ....
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Australia Producer Prices Rise 0.1% In Q4



Final demand producer prices in Australia added 0.1 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. That follows the 0.2 percent increase in the third quarter. On a yearly basis, final demand producer prices gained 1.1 percent - slowing from 1.2 percent in the previous three ....
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Japan Industrial Production Gains 1.0% On Month In December



Industrial output in Japan collected a seasonally adjusted 1.0 percent on month in December, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That missed expectations for an increase of 1.2 percent following the 0.5 percent contraction in November. On a yearly basis, output added 0.3 percent - matching forecasts following the 3.7 ....

Belgium Economic Growth Improves In 2014

Belgium's economy expanded at the fastest pace in three years in 2014, preliminary estimates from the National Bank of ....

Latvia Economic Growth Eases In Q4

Latvia's economic growth eased in the three months ended in December, after growing slightly in the third quarter, ....

Eurozone Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly In December

The euro area jobless rate fell unexpectedly in December to the lowest rate since August 2012, data from Eurostat showed ....

Treasuries Close Sharply Higher On Disappointing GDP Data

Treasuries moved sharply higher during trading on Friday, more than offsetting the modest pullback seen in the ....

Treasuries Give Back Ground Following Yesterday's Rally

After ending the previous session sharply higher following the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement, ....

Seven-Year Note Auction Attracts Average Demand

Finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $29 billion ....

The Swiss Stock Market Finished Lower After Late Sell-Off

The Swiss stock markets finished to the downside Friday, following a late-day sell-off. The market was positive for much of ....

The Swiss Stock Market Climbed On The Strength Of Defensive Heavyweights

The Swiss stock markets finished solidly to the upside Thursday, thanks in large part to the strong performance of its most ....

German Stocks Fall After FOMC Statement

German stocks drifted lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's first policy statement of 2015 indicated that ....

Obama To Include "Precision Medicine Initiative" In Budget Plan

President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will include a "Precision Medicine Initiative" in the budget proposal he ....

Romney Won't Make Third Run For The White House In 2016

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney revealed Friday that he has decided against a third run for the White House in ....

Sen. Graham Launches Committee To "Test The Waters" For 2016

An already crowded field of potential Republican presidential candidates received another new member on Thursday, as Sen. ....

Chicago Business Barometer Unexpectedly Increases In January

Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of January, according to a report released by ....

U.S. GDP Growth Falls Short Of Estimates In Q4

Economic activity in the U.S. continued to increase in the final three months of 2014, according to a report released by the ....

U.S. Pending Home Sales Unexpectedly Show Steep Drop In December

Partly reflecting fewer homes available for sale and a slight acceleration in prices, the National Association of Realtors ....

China's Fiscal Revenue Growth Slowest Since 1991

China's fiscal revenue grew at the slowest pace since 1991, data from the Ministry of Finance showed Friday. Revenue ....

Malaysia Maintains Key Interest Rate As Expected

Malaysia's central bank decided to keep its key rate unchanged as widely expected by economists. The Monetary Policy ....

Japan Housing Starts Fall Less Than Expected In December

Japan's housing starts declined slightly less-than-expected in December, figures from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
02/01/15
17:30
AiG Performance of Mfg Index
JAN
46.9
Australia
02/01/15
18:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
$ 9.73 B
South Korea
02/01/15
19:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
49.9
South Korea
02/01/15
20:35
Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing PMI
JAN F
52.1
52.0
Japan
02/01/15
20:45
PMI Manufacturing
JAN F
50.23
49.6
China
02/01/15
22:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
47.6
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.2 %
0.18 %
Thailand
02/01/15
23:00
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
1.2 %
1.69 %
Thailand
02/01/15
23:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
0 %
-0.50 %
Thailand
02/01/15
23:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.15 %
0.60 %
Thailand
02/01/15
23:00
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
1.02 %
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
4.93 %
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
0.8 %
2.46 %
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
8 %
8.36 %
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
Exports
DEC
$ 13.62 B
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
Imports
DEC
$ 14.04 B
Indonesia
02/01/15
23:00
Trade Balance
DEC
$ -0.23 B
$ -0.42 B
Indonesia
02/02/15
00:00
RBA Commodity Index (Y-o-Y)
JAN
-21.2 %
Australia
02/02/15
00:00
Official Foreign Reserves
JAN
€ 32.22 B
Romania
02/02/15
01:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
53
54.5
India
02/02/15
01:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
56.9
Ireland
02/02/15
02:30
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
55.4
Sweden
02/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
49.8
Norway
02/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
52.5
53.5
Netherland
02/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
53.1
52.8
Poland
02/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
51.4
Turkey
02/02/15
03:00
Exports
NOV F
€ 7.5 B
Hungary
02/02/15
03:00
Imports
NOV F
€ 7.2 B
Hungary
02/02/15
03:00
Trade Balance
NOV F
€ 831.8 M
€ 351 M
Hungary
02/02/15
03:15
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
54
53.8
Spain
02/02/15
03:30
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
54.7
53.3
Czech Republic
02/02/15
03:30
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
DEC
8.5 %
7.5 %
Hong Kong
02/02/15
03:30
SVME - Purchasing Manager Index
JAN
54.0
Switzerland
02/02/15
03:45
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
48.87
48.4
Italy
02/02/15
03:50
PMI Manufacturing
JAN F
49.5
47.5
France
02/02/15
03:55
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
51
51.2
Germany
02/02/15
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
49.4
Greece
02/02/15
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
JAN F
51
51.0
Eurozone
02/02/15
04:30
PMI Manufacturing
JAN
52.5
52.5
UK
02/02/15
08:30
Core PCE Deflator (M-o-M)
DEC
0 %
0.0 %
United States
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