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EUR-USD3-082217.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against all of its major rivals Tuesday afternoon. The continued lack of U.S. economic data is keeping some investors on the sidelines. Traders also appear hesitant to make any major moves ahead of the upcoming Jackson Hole central banking conference on Thursday. Investors...

Pound-UK-082217.jpg The UK public sector net borrowing in July turned to surplus for the first time in 15 years on higher receipts of income tax, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was in GBP 0.2 billion surplus, which was the first July surplus since 2002. In July 2016, borrowing was GBP 0.3 billion.

Germanecoconfidence-082217.jpg Germany's economic confidence weakened for the third straight month to hit a 10-month low in August, reflecting weak exports and scandals in the auto sector. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment declined to 10.0 in August from 17.5 in July, survey data from the Mannheim-based Centre for European Economic Research/ZEW showed Tuesday.

EEP5-091614_22Aug17.jpg Economic confidence from Germany and public sector finance from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

EUR-USD3-082117.jpg The dollar is losing ground against all of its major rivals Monday afternoon. Traders remain worried that President Trump will be unable to push through his economic agenda following the firing of chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday. Meanwhile, tensions between North Korea and the United States...

ThailandGDP-082117.jpg The Thai economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than four years in the second quarter, largely driven by global demand. Gross domestic product expanded 3.7 percent on a yearly basis, following the 3.3 percent growth in the previous quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday.

EUR-USD3-081817.jpg The dollar is down against all of its major rivals Friday afternoon. On a light day for economic news, investors remained focused on the turmoil that continues to plague the Trump administration and the deadly terror attack in Spain. In another high profile shakeup at the White House, Steve Bannon...

Consumer-081817.jpg With consumer expectations showing a significant rebound, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a much bigger than expected improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of August. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for August jumped to 97.6.

MalaysiaGDP-081817.jpg Malaysia's economic growth accelerated unexpectedly to the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter on robust private consumption. Gross domestic product grew 5.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, faster than the 5.6 percent expansion seen in the first quarter, the Department of Statistics reported Friday. The annual rate was forecast to ease to 5.4 percent.

EEP10-011515_18Aug17.jpg Producer prices data from Germany is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

EUR-USD3-081717.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon, after paring its early gains. The buck is holding onto small gains against its major European rivals, but has turned negative in comparison to the Japanese Yen. The minutes from the Fed's July meeting showed...

LeadingIndex-081717.jpg Suggesting the U.S. economy may experience further improvements in activity in the second half of the year, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading economic indicators rose in line with estimates in July.

Europeancentralbank-081717.jpg European Central Bank policymakers raised concern over the appreciation of the euro in July, pointing out the risk of the exchange rate overshooting in the future, and stressed that the favorable financing conditions are still supported by the massive stimulus.

Industrialproduction-US-081717.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve on Thursday showed industrial production in the U.S. rose by slightly less than expected in the month of July. The report said industrial production edged up by 0.2 percent in July after climbing by 0.4 percent in June.

Philadelphiafed-081717.jpg Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia-area saw a slightly slower rate of growth in the month of August, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia revealed in a report on Thursday. The report said the Philly Fed Index edged down to 18.9 in August.

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