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newzealandcpi-071510.jpg Consumer prices in New Zealand climbed 0.9 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2018, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.7 percent and was up from 0.4 percent in the three months prior. On a yearly basis, inflation climbed 1.9 percent -...

Consumer prices in New Zealand were up 0.9 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2018, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.7 percent and was up from 0.4 percent in the three months prior. On a yearly basis, inflation climbed 1.9 percent -...

China will on Tuesday release September figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Consumer prices are expected to have risen 2.5 percent on year, up from 2.3 percent in August. Producer prices are pegged at an annual 3.6 percent, down from...

business-inventories-101518.jpg With increases in wholesale and retail inventories more than offsetting a modest drop in manufacturing inventories, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing U.S. business inventories rose in line with economist estimates in the month of August.

empirestate-survey-101518.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday showed the pace of growth in New York manufacturing activity accelerated by more than anticipated in the month of October. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index rose to 21.1.

retailsales-101518.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. crept up by much less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday. The Commerce Department said retail sales inched up by 0.1 percent in September, matching the uptick seen in August.

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday showed the pace of growth in New York manufacturing activity accelerated by more than anticipated in the month of October.

Retail sales in the U.S. crept up by much less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday.

Bulgaria's inflation accelerated in September after remaining steady in the previous month, preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 3.6 percent year-on-year following 3.5 percent in both July and August.

Finland's consumer price inflation was unchanged in September, preliminary data from Statistics Finland showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 1.3 percent year-on-year in September, same as in August. The CPI moved up 0.2 percent from the previous month. Consumer prices were raised...

Ireland's merchandise trade surplus narrowed slightly in August, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Monday. The visible trade surplus fell to EUR 3.69 billion from EUR 3.92 billion in July.

German manufacturers added more employees during August compared to a year ago, preliminary figures the Federal Statistical Office showed on Monday. The number of employees in the manufacturing units with 50 or more persons grew by about 149,000 persons or 2.7 percent from the same period last year to 5.7 million.

Turkey's unemployment rate climbed for a fifth month in a row during July, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Monday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate edged up to 11 percent from 10.9 percent in June.

India's wholesale price inflation accelerated more-than-expected in September, preliminary data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed on Monday. The wholesale price index rose 5.13 percent year-on-year after a 4.53 percent increase in August. Economists had forecast 5.03 percent inflation.

Japan will on Monday release final August numbers for industrial production, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Little change is expected from the previous reading for a 0.6 percent monthly gain and a 0.7 percent yearly increase in output - while capacity utilization was...

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