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Stocks Close Mixed On The Day But Sharply Higher For The Week - U.S. Commentary

Stocks moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday but turned mixed over the course of the session. The major averages ....

Major Averages Seeing Further Upside In Mid-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary

After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on ....

Stocks Extending Recent Upward Trend - U.S. Commentary

Stocks are seeing moderate strength in morning trading on Friday after initially showing a lack of direction. The major ....

Sensex Falls 236 Points; Nifty Ends Below 10,400

Indian shares fell notably on Monday after the Rs 11,400 crore banking fraud unearthed at Punjab National Bank ....

Asian Shares Rise In Thin Holiday Trade

Asian stocks closed broadly higher in thin holiday trade on Monday after the S&P 500 extended its winning ....

Sensex, Nifty Open Lower As PSU Banks Tumble

Indian shares opened modestly lower on Monday as worries over the Rs 11,300-crore fraud case at Punjab ....
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Dollar Rising On Encouraging Economic Data



The dollar is gaining ground against all of its major rivals Friday afternoon. Encouraging housing starts, building permits and import prices reports underscored expectations that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in March. Import prices in the U.S. jumped by more than expected in the month of January, according to a report released ....
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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup - Feb. 19



One of the leading figures from the cryptocurrency space has come out with a strong warning that prices could drop to near-zero at anytime, while credit card companies and payment processors are grappling with the problem of taxing cryptocurrency transactions. And a US watchdog has announced a bounty for those tipping off on crypto-related scams. ....
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Singapore Plans To Raise Goods & Services Tax



Singapore plans to raise existing taxes to strengthen the city-state's fiscal footing to meet growing expenditure needs and to prepare for unforeseen events, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in his budget speech on Monday. Heng said the government intends to lift the Goods and Services Tax by two percentage points, to 9 percent from 7 ....

European Economics Preview: Eurozone Current Account Data Due

Current account data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ....

Portugal PPI Inflation Slows Further In January

Portugal's producer price inflation eased for the second straight month in January, figures from Statistics Portugal showed ....

Latvia Central Bank Chief Detained By Anti-Corruption Bureau

Bank of Latvia's President Ilmars Rimsevics was detained by his country's anti-corruption bureau as part of a criminal ....

Treasuries Extend Recovery With Modestly Higher Close

Following the rebound seen over the course of the previous sessions, treasuries saw some further upside during ....

CAC 40 Little Changed After Friday's Rally

French stocks were little changed in lackluster trade on Monday after a poll showed that president Emmanuel Macron's approval ....

DAX Modestly Higher In Early Trade

German stocks were modestly higher on Monday as oil prices advanced and the dollar steadied against its rivals amid a break ....

The Swiss Stock Market Extends Recovery And Finishes Week With A Gain

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the green, adding to the gains of the previous two sessions. The late-week ....

Trump Says Oprah Winfrey Was Insecure In CBS '60 Minutes' Performance

President Donald Trump has ridiculed media celebrity Oprah Winfrey over her performance in a panel discussion on CBS' "60 ....

Russian Interference Did Not Influence US Election Results: Trump

President Donald Trump says that the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian firms for meddling in 2016 US ....

13 Russian Nationals, 3 Russian Firms Indicted For Meddling In US Elections

A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian firms for meddling in the 2016 US Presidential ....

CFTC Offers Bounty To Whistleblowers On Pump-and-Dump Schemes

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has offered a reward to whistle-blowers who give information on Virtual ....

Thai GDP Grows At Slower Pace In Q4

Thailand's economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board ....

Singapore Plans To Raise Goods & Services Tax

Singapore plans to raise existing taxes to strengthen the city-state's fiscal footing to meet growing expenditure needs and ....

Thai GDP Growth Slows In Q4

Thailand's economy expanded at a slower pace at the end of 2017 but the full-year growth was the fastest in five years. ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
02/19/18
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q4
0.5 %
1.0 %
Thailand
02/19/18
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q4
4.0 %
4.3 %
Thailand
02/19/18
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 430 M
€ 681 M
Italy
02/19/18
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 5.87 B
€ 4.88 B
Italy
02/19/18
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -0.63 B
€ 4.19 B
Italy
02/19/18
02:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.3 %
0.0 %
Finland
02/19/18
02:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.8 %
0.5 %
Finland
02/19/18
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.3 %
-0.1 %
Finland
02/19/18
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.9 %
0.5 %
Finland
02/19/18
04:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 1.5 B
€ 1.0 (R) B
Eurozone
02/19/18
04:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 29.9 B
€ 35.0 (R) B
Eurozone
02/19/18
04:00
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 45.6 B
€ 35.6 (R) B
Eurozone
02/19/18
05:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 97.0 M
€ 51.8 M
Bulgaria
02/19/18
05:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -407.6 M
€ -155.2 M
Bulgaria
02/19/18
05:00
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 569.8 M
€ -85.8 M
Bulgaria
02/19/18
05:00
Construction Orders (M-o-M)
DEC
0.1 %
1.1 %
0.2 (R) %
Eurozone
02/19/18
05:00
Construction Orders (Y-o-Y)
DEC
0.5 %
3.7 %
2.9 (R) %
Eurozone
02/19/18
06:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JAN
1.1 %
0.0 %
Portugal
02/19/18
06:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
1.3 %
2.2 (R) %
Portugal
02/19/18
09:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
1
4
Belgium
02/20/18
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 83.2 M
Greece
02/20/18
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -954 M
Greece
02/20/18
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -498.1 M
Greece
02/20/18
Unemployment Rate
JAN
5.8 %
Luxembourg
02/20/18
Exports
DEC
€ 25.35 B
Spain
02/20/18
Imports
DEC
€ 26.98 B
Spain
02/20/18
Trade Balance
DEC
€ -1.8 B
€ -1.62 B
Spain
02/20/18
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.3 %
Cyprus
02/20/18
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
JAN
-0.4 %
Cyprus
02/20/18
Exports
JAN
$ 14.79 B
Indonesia
02/20/18
Imports
JAN
$ 15.06 B
Indonesia
02/20/18
Trade Balance
JAN
$ -0.27 B
Indonesia
02/20/18
Wholesale Sales (Q-o-Q)
Q4
-5.6 %
Singapore
02/20/18
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
Q4
1.3 %
Singapore
02/20/18
02:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.1 %
0.2 %
Germany
02/20/18
02:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
1.6 %
2.3 %
Germany
02/20/18
02:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
8.2
Denmark
02/20/18
02:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
72.3 %
Turkey
02/20/18
02:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
8.4 %
Finland
02/20/18
02:00
Exports
JAN
CHF 17.11 B
Switzerland
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