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Russia's manufacturing sector remained in the negative territory for the eighth straight month in July, survey data from Markit Economics showed Monday. The headline Purchasing Managers' Index for the manufacturing sector fell to 48.3 in July from 48.7 in June. Economists had expected the index to...

Australia's new home sales increased in June as sales of detached houses climbed, figures from the Housing Industry Association showed Monday. Total new home sales grew a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent month-on-month in June, marked its fifth rise in six months. This modest increase was driven...

Job advertisements in Australia decreased in July, after rising in the previous three months, latest survey from the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group revealed Monday. Total job ads fell a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent month-over-month in July, reversing a 1.2 percent climb in June. In May,...

Thailand's consumer prices dropped at a faster-than-expected pace in July, figures from the Ministry of Commerce showed Monday. The consumer price index fell 1.05 percent year-over-year in July, slightly slower than previous month's 1.07 percent decrease. Economists had expected a 1.0 percent decline...

India's manufacturing sector improved at the fastest pace in six months in July, driven by solid rises in new work and output, survey figures from Nikkei and Markit Economics showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Nikkei Purchasing Managers' Index climbed to 52.7 in July from 51.3 in June. Any reading...

EEP15-011515_03Aug15.jpg Final Purchasing managers' survey from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

Overall operating conditions in Indonesia's manufacturing sector deteriorated again in July, the results of a survey by Nikkei and Markit Economics showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Nikkei Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 47.3 in July from 47.8 in June. Any reading below suggests contraction...

Indonesia's consumer price inflation accelerated more than the economists' expectations in July, figures from the Central Statistical Agency showed Monday. The consumer price index climbed 7.26 percent year-over-year in July, the same rate of increase in the previous month. Economists had expected...

Vietnam's manufacturing sector improved further in July on faster growth in output and new orders, the latest survey from the Nikkei and Markit Economics showed on Monday. The headline Nikkei manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 52.6 in July from 52.2 in June. Any reading above...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector contracted for the fourth successive month in July, as both production and new orders fell sharply, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. The Nikkei Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 47.1 in July from 46.3 in the previous month. However, any reading below...

Malaysia's manufacturing sector continues to worsen in July to the second-weakest in over two-and-a-half years, the latest survey from the Nikkei and Markit Economics showed on Monday. The headline Nikkei manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose slightly to 47.7 from 47.6 in June. Any...

South Korea's manufacturing sector contracted in July to the second-weakest since August 2013, although the rate rose from the previous month, the latest survey from Nikkei and Markit Economics showed on Monday. The headline Nikkei manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 47.6 in...

Japan's manufacturing sector improved in July to the highest in five months, reflecting expansions in production, new orders, employment and stocks of purchases, the latest survey from Nikkei and Markit Economics showed on Monday. The headline Nikkei manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI,...

China's manufacturing sector contracted further to a two-year low in July, due to renewed falls in total new work and new export orders, the latest survey from Caixin and Markit Economics showed on Monday. The Caixin manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, dropped to 47.8 in July from 49.4...

Australia's inflation expectations increased at a slightly faster pace in July from the previous month, survey data from TD Securities and Melbourne Institute showed Monday. The TD Securities -Melbourne Institute monthly inflation gauge rose 0.2 percent in July, after increasing 0.1 percent in June. In...

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