After reporting a marginal decline in U.S. consumer confidence in the previous month, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing that consumer confidence rebounded strongly in the month of August.
Home price growth in major U.S. metropolitan areas unexpectedly slowed in the month of June, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday. The report said the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite home price index was up 5.1 percent year-over-year in June.
Eurozone economic confidence deteriorated to a five-month low in August reflecting widespread weakness across sectors, adding to concerns that risks to growth intensified after the Brexit vote. The economic confidence index fell more-than-expected to 103.5 from 104.5 in July, survey data from the European Commission showed Tuesday.
Economic confidence from euro area and mortgage approvals from the U.K. are the major reports due on Tuesday.
The total number of building permits issued in Australia surged a seasonally adjusted 11.3 percent on month in July, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday - coming in at 20,987.
That beat forecasts for an increase of 1.1 percent following the 2.9 percent contraction in June.
The average of household spending in Japan slipped 0.5 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Tuesday - standing at 278,067 yen.
The headline figure beat forecasts for a decline of 1.4 percent following the downwardly revised 2.3 percent contraction in...
The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand plummeted a seasonally adjusted 10.5 percent on month in July, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday - coming in at 2,811.
That follows the 16.3 percent spike in June.
Among the individual components, permits were issued for 1,761 houses;...
The dollar is holding onto slight gains against all of its major rivals Monday afternoon, but is little changed overall. The buck got off to a good start early Monday, but has pared its gains over the course of the session.
Many traders are reluctant to make any major moves ahead of Friday's highly...
Personal income and spending in the U.S. rose in line with economist estimates in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday. The Commerce Department said personal income climbed by 0.4 percent in July after rising by 0.3 percent in June.
The dollar dropped initially after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made some hawkish comments during her speech late this morning, but quickly reversed and has turned sharply higher. Yellen stated that the case for another interest-rate hike has strengthened recently. Her comments propelled the U.S....
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a slight decline in the month of August, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the final reading on the consumer sentiment index for August came in at 89.8 compared to the initial estimate of 90.4.
U.S. economic activity in the second quarter grew by slightly less than initially estimated, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said gross domestic product increased by 1.1 percent in the second quarter.
The U.K. economy logged faster growth in the second quarter as robust consumer spending and investment cushioned the region against the impact of the severe political and economic uncertainty in the run-up to the EU referendum. Gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent sequentially after rising 0.4 percent in the first quarter.
Revised quarterly national accounts from the U.K. and consumer confidence from Germany are the major reports due on Friday.
Consumer prices in Japan slipped 0.4 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - matching expectations and unchanged from June's annual reading.
Core CPI, which excludes volatile food costs, slid 0.5 percent on year - missing forecasts for -0.4 percent,...