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Stocks Close Sharply Higher Following Upbeat Housing Data - U.S. Commentary

Stocks moved sharply higher during trading on Tuesday, more than offsetting the modest losses posted in the previous ....

Stocks Hovering Firmly In Positive Territory - U.S. Commentary

After moving sharply higher early in the session, stocks continue to see considerable strength in mid-day trading on Tuesday. ....

Stocks Moving Sharply Higher Following Upbeat Housing Data - U.S. Commentary

Stocks have moved sharply higher in early trading on Tuesday after ending the previous session modestly lower. The major ....

Japanese Market Extends Losses

The Japanese stock market is extending losses on Tuesday from the previous session, tracking the lackluster ....

Australian Market Flat Amid Cautious Trades

The Australian stock market is flat on Tuesday amid cautious trades following the lackluster cues overnight ....

Japanese Market Notably Lower

The Japanese stock market is notably lower on Monday despite the positive cues from Wall Street, as investors ....
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Dollar Weakening Against Pound As "Brexit" Fears Ease



The dollar is losing ground against the British pound after the latest polls showed a surge in support for the U.K. to remain a member of the European Union. Meanwhile, the buck is climbing against both the Euro and the Japanese Yen. The latest ORB Telegraph poll showed the supporters for remain camp surged to 55 percent, a 13-point lead over ....
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European Economics Preview: German ZEW Economic Confidence Data Due



Economic confidence and revised quarterly national accounts from Germany are due on Tuesday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, revised quarterly GDP data is due from Germany. The statistical office is set to confirm the 0.7 percent sequential growth in the first quarter. In the meantime, Switzerland's ....
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Japan April Trade Surplus Y823.474 Billion



Japan posted a merchandise trade surplus of 823.474 billion yen in April, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday. That topped forecasts for a surplus of 521.4 billion yen following the 754.2 billion yen surplus in March. Exports were down 10.1 percent on year, missing forecasts for a fall of 9.9 percent following the 6.8 percent drop in the ....

Hungary Central Bank Cuts Rates For Third Month

Hungary's central bank slashed its key interest rate for a third straight month on Tuesday, in line with economists' ....

Carney Says BoE's Responsibility To Warn About 'Brexit' Risk

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the bank is responsible to warn Britons about the risks that would arise if people ....

Turkey Central Bank Trims Lending Rate

Turkey's central bank lowered its key lending rate further, while retaining the repo and borrowing rates on Tuesday. The ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Lower But Well Off Worst Levels

After coming under pressure early in the session, treasuries regained some ground in afternoon trading on ....

Two-Year Note Auction Attracts Average Demand

Kicking off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $26 billion ....

The Swiss Stock Market Extended Its Winning Streak

The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session with a significant increase, extending its winning streak to 3 sessions. The ....

The Swiss Stock Market Finished Higher On Support From Novartis

The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with an increase. The market got off to a weak start ....

European Markets Weakened At The Start Of The New Week

The European markets ended the first session of the new trading week with modest losses. The markets briefly turned positive ....

Pakistan Says U.S. Drone Attack Violation Of Its Sovereignty

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that On late Saturday 21st May, 2016, the United States shared information that a drone ....

Afghan Taliban Leader Mullah Mansur Likely Killed In U.S. Air Strike

The U.S. military conducted an airstrike inside Pakistan that likely killed Mullah Mansur, the leader of the Taliban in ....

U.S. New Home Sales Jump To Eight-Year High In April

After reporting an unexpected decrease in U.S. new home sales in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a ....

Fed's Bullard: Full Employment, Rising Inflation

The Federal Reserve is moving closer to "slow normalization" of interest rates, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said in ....

RBA Chief Defends Inflation Target

Reserve Bank of Australia's Governor Glenn Stevens defended the central bank's 2-3 percent inflation target. "It is easily ....

Fitch Affirms Indonesia's 'BBB-' Rating With Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings affirmed Indonesia's credit rating at 'BBB-' and the rating outlook at stable on Monday. Indonesia's ....

Hong Kong Inflation Slows For Second Month

Hong Kong's consumer price inflation eased for a second straight month in April, figures from the Census and Statistics ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
05/24/16
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Hungary
05/24/16
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
-
Turkey
05/24/16
Exports
MAR
$ 4.31 B
Philippines
05/24/16
Imports
MAR
$ 5.41 B
Philippines
05/24/16
Trade Balance
MAR
$ -1.10 B
Philippines
05/24/16
02:00
Exports
APR
CHF 17.99 B
CHF 17.81 B
Switzerland
05/24/16
02:00
Imports
APR
CHF 15.48 B
CHF 15.63 B
Switzerland
05/24/16
02:00
Trade Balance
APR
CHF 2.51 B
CHF 2.18 B
Switzerland
05/24/16
02:00
PPI (M-o-M)
APR
0.0 %
0.5 %
Finland
05/24/16
02:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
APR
-4.7 %
-4.2 %
Finland
05/24/16
02:00
Unemployment Rate
APR
9.8 %
10.1 %
Finland
05/24/16
02:00
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q1
0.7 %
0.7 %
0.3 %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q1
1.6 %
1.60 %
1.3 %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
Captial Investment
Q1
1.8 %
1.4 (R) %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
Construction Investment
Q1
2.3 %
2.0 (R) %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
Domestic Demand
Q1
0.8 %
0.9 (R) %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
Government Spending
Q1
0.5 %
0.9 (R) %
Germany
05/24/16
02:00
Private Consumption
Q1
0.4 %
0.4 (R) %
Germany
05/24/16
02:45
Business Confidence Indicator
MAY
102
101
101 (R)
France
05/24/16
02:45
Own-Company Production Outlook
MAY
8
9
France
05/24/16
02:45
Production Outlook Indicator
MAY
6
-1
-1
France
05/24/16
03:00
Leading Index
MAR
91.9
91.6
South Africa
05/24/16
03:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
104.3
104.3
Czech Republic
05/24/16
03:00
Business Climate Indicator
MAY
94.3
93.8
Czech Republic
05/24/16
03:30
Unemployment Rate
APR
6.9 %
7.1 %
Sweden
05/24/16
04:30
Public Finances (PSNCR)
APR
£ -1.28 B
£ 18.92 (R) B
UK
05/24/16
04:30
Public Sector Net Borrowing
APR
£ 7.19 B
£ 7 B
£ 6.72 (R) B
UK
05/24/16
05:00
Wage Cost Index (M-o-M)
APR
0.3 %
0.9 %
Iceland
05/24/16
05:00
Wage Cost Index (Y-o-Y)
APR
13.4 %
13.3 %
Iceland
05/24/16
05:00
ZEW Survey (Current Situation)
MAY
-9.2
-12.1
Eurozone
05/24/16
05:00
ZEW Survey (Current Situation)
MAY
53.1
50
47.7
Germany
05/24/16
05:00
ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment)
MAY
6.4
11.25
11.2
Germany
05/24/16
05:00
ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment)
MAY
16.8
21.5
Eurozone
05/24/16
05:00
Unemployment Rate
APR
15.9 %
17.2 %
Croatia
05/24/16
06:00
CBI Distributive Trades Report
MAY
7
10
-13
UK
05/24/16
07:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
7.50 %
7.5 %
7.50 %
Turkey
05/24/16
07:00
Consumer Confidence Index
MAY
67.9
64.4
Brazil
05/24/16
08:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
0.90 %
0.9 %
1.05 %
Hungary
05/24/16
09:30
Capital Account Balance - BoP
APR
$ -4 M
$ 15 M
Brazil
05/24/16
09:30
Current Account Balance - BoP
APR
$ 0.41 B
$ -0.85 B
Brazil
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