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Major Averages End Choppy Session At New Record Highs - U.S. Commentary

After initially moving to the downside, stocks turned in a lackluster performance over the course of trading session on ....

Modest Weakness Remains Visible On Wall Street - U.S. Commentary

Stocks continue to see modest weakness in mid-day trading on Friday, although selling pressure remains relatively subdued. ....

Stocks Seeing Modest Weakness Amid Light Trading - U.S. Commentary

While selling pressure has remained relatively subdued, stocks have moved modestly lower in morning trading on Friday. The ....

Asian Shares Rise In Thin Trade

Asian stocks rose on Monday as the yen weakened on dismal trade data and oil prices held steady after posting ....

Sensex, Nifty Lackluster In Early Trade

Indian shares were lackluster in early trade Monday, mirroring mixed global cues. The rupee was trading lower ....

Sensex, Nifty Seen Flat On Muted Global Cues

Indian shares looked set to open largely unchanged on Monday, mirroring sluggish Asian cues as investors await ....
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Japan Has Y1,086.9 Billion Trade Deficit In January



Japan posted a merchandise trade deficit of 1,086.9 billion yen in January, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday - ballooning the deficit an annual 67.8 percent. The headline figure missed forecasts for a shortfall of 625.9 billion yen following the 640.4 billion yen deficit in December. Exports were up 1.3 percent on year to 5.421 trillion ....
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Dollar Mixed As The Long Weekend Approaches



The dollar is up against its major European rivals Friday afternoon, but is down against the Japanese Yen. Some weak European economic data has contributed to the dollar's strength Friday. However, trading activity is relatively subdued heading into the long President's Day holiday weekend. Following the deluge of data that was released during ....

New Zealand Q4 PPI Outputs Climb 1.5%



Producer price outputs in New Zealand advanced 1.5 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2016, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday - after the 1.0 percent increase in the third quarter. Producer output prices were mainly influenced by higher prices received by dairy product manufacturers (up 14 percent), and higher farm-gate milk prices ....

Denmark Consumer Confidence Strengthens For Second Month

Denmark's consumer confidence strengthened for a second straight month in February as households' expectations regarding the ....

Germany's Producer Price Inflation Fastest Since 2012

Germany's producer prices climbed at the fastest pace in nearly five years in January, data from Destatis showed Monday. ....

UK Likely To Revise Down Budget Deficit Forecast: EY ITEM Club

The Office for Budget Responsibility is likely to deliver some rare good news to the UK Chancellor by revising down its ....

Treasuries Extend Rebound But Close Well Off Best Levels

Following the sizable rebound seen in the previous session, treasuries saw some further upside during trading ....

CAC 40 Up 17 Points In Early Trade

French shares rose in early trade Monday, although trading volumes remained thin on a light day on the economic front and ....

DAX Rises In Thin Trade; Deutsche Telekom Shares Up 2%

German shares were higher on Monday, although trading volumes remained thin amid the Presidents Day holiday in the U.S. ....

The Swiss Stock Market Climbed After Strong Performance From Index Heavyweights

The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session in the green and concluded the trading week with an overall gain. The market ....

Euro Has A 'Valuation Problem', Merkel Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that there was a "valuation problem" with the euro and it was beyond the ....

Merkel Says Press Freedom 'A Pillar Of Democracy'

The freedom of the press was a pillar of democracy and she has great respect for journalists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel ....

McConnell Likes Trump's Policies But Not His Tweets

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., has expressed strong support for President Donald Trump's policies even ....

Euro Has A 'Valuation Problem', Merkel Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that there was a "valuation problem" with the euro and it was beyond the ....

U.S. Leading Economic Index Climbs More Than Expected In January

Pointing to a positive economic outlook in the first half of the year, the Conference Board released a report on Friday ....

Singapore FinMin Projects Smaller Budget Surplus For FY2017

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a smaller budget surplus for the financial year ending March 31, 2018 in ....

Hong Kong Unemployment Rate Unchanged At 3.3%

Hong Kong's unemployment rate remained unchanged for a second time in the three months to January, figures from the Census ....

Thailand's GDP Growth Slows In Q4

Thailand's economic growth slowed as expected in the fourth quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
02/20/17
00:00
Wholesale Sales (Q-o-Q)
Q4
0.5 %
-1.4 (R) %
Singapore
02/20/17
00:00
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
Q4
-7.4 %
-4.5 (R) %
Singapore
02/20/17
Exports
DEC
€ 20.73 B
€ 23.51 B
Spain
02/20/17
Imports
DEC
€ 23.18 B
€ 24.75 B
Spain
02/20/17
Trade Balance
DEC
€ -2.45 B
€ -2.8 B
€ -1.25 B
Spain
02/20/17
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 83.77 M
Portugal
02/20/17
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -152.32 M
Portugal
02/20/17
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 41.75 M
Portugal
02/20/17
Current Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -933.5 M
€ -1190.9 M
Greece
02/20/17
Capital Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ 279.5 M
€ 116.8 M
Greece
02/20/17
Financial Account Balance - BoP
DEC
€ -314.7 M
€ -649.9 M
Greece
02/20/17
00:30
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
14
13
Netherland
02/20/17
02:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JAN
0.7 %
2.3 %
0.4 %
Germany
02/20/17
02:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
2.4 %
4 %
1.0 %
Germany
02/20/17
02:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
65.7
66.9
Turkey
02/20/17
02:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.6 %
0.2 %
Finland
02/20/17
02:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.8 %
1.0 %
Finland
02/20/17
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.7 %
0.3 %
Finland
02/20/17
02:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.9 %
1.1 %
Finland
02/20/17
03:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB
4.8 %
4.5 %
Denmark
02/20/17
03:30
Unemployment Rate
JAN
3.3 %
3.3 %
Hong Kong
02/20/17
06:00
CBI Monthly Industrial Trends
FEB
8
5
5
UK
02/20/17
08:30
Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)
DEC
0.2 %
Canada
02/20/17
08:30
Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)
DEC
2.6 %
Canada
02/20/17
10:00
Consumer Confidence Index
FEB P
-5.17 %
-4.7 %
Eurozone
02/20/17
19:30
Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes
-
-
Australia
02/20/17
19:30
Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts
-
-
Australia
02/20/17
19:30
PMI Manufacturing
FEB P
52.5
52.7
Japan
02/20/17
23:30
All Industry Activity Index (M-o-M)
DEC
0.3 %
Japan
02/21/17
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
JAN
0.3 %
Cyprus
02/21/17
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
JAN
0.1 %
Cyprus
02/21/17
Unemployment Rate
JAN
6.3 %
Luxembourg
02/21/17
M3 Money Supply (M-o-M)
JAN
0.38 %
Switzerland
02/21/17
M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
JAN
3.0 %
Switzerland
02/21/17
Official Foreign Reserves
DEC
$ 681.46 B
Switzerland
02/21/17
02:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
7.9 %
Finland
02/21/17
02:00
Exports
JAN
CHF 16.5 B
Switzerland
02/21/17
02:00
Imports
JAN
CHF 13.8 B
Switzerland
02/21/17
02:00
Trade Balance
JAN
CHF 2.7 B
Switzerland
02/21/17
02:00
Leading Index
DEC
95.6
South Africa
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