The dollar dropped sharply against all of its major competitors Friday morning, following the release of the weaker than expected jobs report for September. The disappointing job growth caused many investors and experts to the conclusion that the Federal Reserve will be unlikely to begin hiking interest...
New orders for U.S. manufactured goods fell by more than expected in the month of August, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Friday.
Employment in the U.S. increased by much less than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The report said non-farm payroll employment rose by 142,000 jobs in September.
UK construction activity growth improved sharply in September as output rose at the fastest pace in seven months, led by residential building, prompting firms to add jobs the strongest pace in three months. The headline seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers' Index climbed to 59.9 from 57.3 in August, Markit Economics and the CIPS said Friday.
Producer prices from euro area and construction Purchasing Managers' survey from the U.K. are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.
The average of household spending in Japan jumped 2.9 percent on year in August, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - standing at 291,156 yen.
That topped forecasts for an increase of 0.3 percent following the 0.2 percent annual contraction in July.
The average of...
South Korea posted a current account surplus of $8.46 billion in August, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - down from $10.11 billion in July.
The goods account surplus narrowed to $8.97 billion, compared to $10.05 billion in July.
The services account deficit shrank to $1.34 billion, down from...
The dollar weakened against all of its major competitors Thursday, but has pared its losses in the afternoon and is now nearing unchanged levels. Economic data proved disappointing today, with a drop in the ISM manufacturing index and a larger than expected increase in weekly jobless claims.
Partly reflecting concerns about the global economy and customer confidence, the Institute for Supply Management released a report on Thursday showing that its reading on activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector fell to a two-year low in September.
Construction spending in the U.S. increased by slightly more than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday.
With tomorrow's closely watched monthly jobs report looming, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than expected in the week ended September 26th.
British factory activity expanded at the weakest pace in three months in September, suggesting minimal support to the economy from manufacturing. The seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index fell slightly to 51.5 in September from 51.6 in August, which was revised up from 51.5, survey figures from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply and Markit Economics showed Thursday.
China's manufacturing conditions deteriorated the most in six-and-a-half years in September as orders declined sharply on weak foreign demand, results of a private sector survey revealed Thursday. The final manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 47.2 in September from 47.3 in August, survey data from the Caixin Insight Group and Markit showed.
Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' survey data is due from Eurozone and other European economies on Thursday.
An index measuring business sentiment in Japan weakened in the third quarter of 2015, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday in its quarterly Tankan business survey.
The large manufacturers' index came in with a score of 12, missing forecasts for 13 and down from 15 in the previous quarter.