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Japan-machinery-orders-04072011-1.jpg Industrial production in Japan was unchanged on month in July, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. That missed forecasts for an increase of 0.7 percent following the 2.3 percent jump in June. On a yearly basis, industrial production fell 3.8 percent - also missing forecasts...

foreximg-300413.jpg Industrial output in South Korea climbed 1.2 percent on month in July, Statistics Korea said on Wednesday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 1.0 percent following the downwardly revised 0.4 percent decline in June (originally -0.2 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial production picked up...

USD-JPY2-083016.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against all of its major rivals Tuesday afternoon. The prospect of a Fed interest rate hike in the coming months has been a source of strength for the greenback in recent days. Hawkish comments from Fed officials, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen, has been the driving force...

ConsumerConfidence-083016.jpg 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.

HomePrices-083016.jpg 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.

EEC-083016.jpg 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.

EEP09-011515_30Aug16.jpg Economic confidence from euro area and mortgage approvals from the U.K. are the major reports due on Tuesday.

trade.jpg 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. On a...

japanexports-112510.jpg 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...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg 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;...

EUR-USD3-082916.jpg 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...

PersonalIncome-082916.jpg 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-Shoping-082616.jpg 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.

USGDP-082616.jpg 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.

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