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eurozoneflag-aug23_23oct18.jpg Euro area banks expect further increase in demand for loans from businesses and households in the fourth quarter, the results of the latest Bank Lending Survey of the European Central Bank showed on Tuesday. Banks expect a continued increase in demand for loans to enterprises, home loans and consumer credit and other lending to households in the fourth quarter, the quarterly survey said.

uk-export-factory-051117_23oct18.jpg British factory orders dropped at the fastest pace in three years in the quarter to October as manufacturers remained worried about the possibility of a disorderly Brexit, a survey by the Confederation of British Industry showed Tuesday. The survey among 354 manufacturers showed that a net 6 percent reported a fall in new orders in the quarter to October, which was the weakest balance since 2015.

singaporeflag-oct23.jpg Singapore's headline consumer price inflation was unchanged in September, while the core figure eased, preliminary data from Statistics Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year, same as in August. Economists had expected a slightly higher figure of 0.8 percent.

preview-oct08_22oct18.jpg Producer prices from Germany and flash consumer sentiment from euro area are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is set to publish Germany's producer prices for September. Economists forecast prices to rise at a steady pace of 0.3 percent.

eur-usd2-102218.jpg The dollar is rising against all of its major rivals Monday afternoon. The lack of U.S. economic data is keeping some investors on the sidelines. Things will remain quiet on the economic front Tuesday, but will begin to pick up on Wednesday with the release of new home sales data and the Beige Book. Concerns...

cryptocurrency-oct22.jpg Most of the leading cryptocurrencies, led by Bitcoin, opened the week lower amid a lack of significant positive news. Meanwhile, prominent crypto enthusiasts Fundstrat's Tom Lee and CNBC's Brian Kelly made optimistic predictions regarding the price of Bitcoin.

eur-usd3-101918.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Friday afternoon. The buck is losing ground against its major European rivals, despite concerns over the Italian budget. Meanwhile, the dollar is rising against the Japanese Yen. After a month of stagnation in August, the National...

rttcalendar-oct19.jpg Cryptocurrencies opened the week with solid gains, as worries that the controversial stablecoin Tether would fail to defend its 1:1 peg to the dollar likely prompted investors in that altcoin to shift their money to safe-havens such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Here is a collection of the main stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space this week.

existing-home-sales-101918.jpg After a month of stagnation in August, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing existing home sales in the U.S. tumbled by much more than anticipated in the month of September. NAR said existing home sales plunged by 3.4 percent.

cryptocurrency-oct19.jpg Cryptocurrencies, led by Bitcoin, are lower Friday morning, extending the weakness witnessed over the past two days, amid a lack of positive news for the market. Overall cryptocurrency market capitalization was $207 billion and the Bitcoin dominance rate was 53.9 percent as of 8:34 am ET on CoinMarketCap.

chinagdp-oct19.jpg China's economy grew at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis in 2009 reflecting softening activity across manufacturing and investment amid escalating trade tensions and government's measures to rein in excessive lending. Gross domestic product expanded 6.5 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, slower than the 6.7 percent growth seen in the second quarter, the National Bureau

preview-oct19.jpg Public sector finances from the UK and current account from euro area are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon. Traders continue to react to yesterday's Fed minutes, as well as some positive U.S. economic data this morning. First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits showed a modest decrease in the week ended October...

leading-index-101818.jpg A report released by the Conference Board on Thursday showed a continued increase by its index of leading economic indicators in the month of September The Conference Board said its leading economic index climbed by 0.5 percent in September.

phillyfed-101818.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area grew at a slightly slower rate in the month of October.

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