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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.

EURUSD1-081717.jpg The euro continued to be lower against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as minutes from the latest monetary policy meeting of the European Central Bank showed that policy makers were worried about the recent appreciation of the domestic currency, cautioning that "favourable financing...

Joblessclaims-US-081717.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than anticipated in the week ended August 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 232,000.

Retailsales-UK-081717.jpg UK retail sales grew more-than-expected in July as food store sales increased the most in nearly two years. The retail sales volume grew 0.3 percent month-on-month in July, the same rate as logged in June, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday.

Philippines-GDP-081717.jpg The Philippine economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter largely driven by government spending, official data showed Thursday. Gross domestic product advanced 6.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, slightly faster than the 6.4 percent expansion seen in the first quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority said.

EEP14-011515_17Aug17.jpg Final consumer prices and foreign trade figures from euro area and retail sales from the UK are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

unemployment-021010.jpg The jobless rate in Australia came in at a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent in July, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. That was in line with expectations and unchanged from the June reading. The Australian economy added 27,900 jobs to 12,201,400 in July - beating expectations...

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