Nationwide overall consumer prices in fell 0.5 percent on year in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - in line with expectations and unchanged from the August reading.
Core CPI, which excludes the volatile prices of food, also was down an annual 0.5 percent....
The dollar got off to a weak start against its major European rivals Thursday morning, but has since managed to turn positive against all of its major rivals. Economic data was mixed this morning, but traders appear to be looking forward to the release of the GDP report on Friday.
Investors are also...
Pending home sales in the U.S. saw a significant rebound in the month of September, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Thursday. NAR said its pending home sales index jumped by 1.5 percent to 110.0 in September after tumbling by 2.5 percent to a revised 108.4 in August.
New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods unexpectedly edged lower in the month of September, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Thursday. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders dipped by 0.1 percent in September after rising by a revised 0.3 percent in August.
After reporting a bigger than expected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing a modest pullback in initial jobless claims in the week ended October 22nd.
The U.K. economy expanded more-than expected in the third quarter as robust growth in services offset the contractions in other sectors, adding strength to the view that the impact of the 'Brexit' vote was less severe than thought earlier. Gross domestic product climbed 0.5 percent sequentially in third quarter, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday.
Quarterly national accounts from the U.K. and monetary policy announcement from Riksbank are due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news.
New Zealand posted a merchandise trade deficit of NZ$1.436 billion in September, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday - representing 41 percent of exports.
That missed forecasts for a shortfall of NZ$1.123 billion following the NZ$1.265 billion deficit in August.
Exports came in at NZ$3.47 billion,...
The dollar is currently turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Wednesday afternoon, but is little changed overall. The buck is down against both the Euro and the pound sterling, but has pared some of its early losses. The dollar has also overcome some early weakness against the Japanese...
German consumer confidence is set to weaken to a 7-month low in November as weak global growth is expected to affect the domestic activity, a closely watched survey revealed Wednesday. The forward-looking consumer sentiment index fell to 9.7 from 10.0 in October, the Nuremberg-based market research group GfK said in its monthly survey report.
Consumer confidence data from Germany is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.
Consumer prices in Australia advanced 1.3 percent on year in the third quarter of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.
That exceeded forecasts for 1.1 percent following the 1.0 percent increase in the previous three months.
On a quarterly basis, inflation jumped 0.7 percent...
The dollar was up against all of its major competitors Tuesday morning, but began to pare its gains after the release of the weaker than expected consumer confidence report. The U.S. currency is currently turning in a mixed performance this afternoon. The buck is down slightly against the Euro and the...
Consumer confidence in the U.S. decreased by more than anticipated in the month of October, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index fell to 98.6 in October after climbing to 103.5 in September.
German business confidence improved to a 30-month high in October reflecting the upturn gathering impetus in the economy, survey data from the Ifo Institute showed Tuesday. The Ifo business confidence index climbed to 110.5 in October from 109.5 in the previous month, while economists had forecast the index to rise slightly to 109.6.