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eurozoneinflationjobless-093016.jpg Eurozone inflation doubled in September to the highest level since late 2014, but remained well below the European Central Bank's target, the flash estimate from Eurostat showed Friday. Meanwhile, Eurozone's jobless rate held steady at a five-year low for a fourth straight month in August. Inflation rose to 0.4 percent from 0.2 percent in August. A similar high rate was last seen October 2014.

The manufacturing sector in China moved barely to expansion territory in September, the latest survey from Caixin revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 50.1. That's up from stagnation at 50.0 in August, and it moves above that boom-or-bust line into expansion. Individually, there...

Private sector credit in Australia was up 0.4 percent on month in August, the Reserve Bank of Australia said on Friday. That was unchanged from the July reading, although it missed forecasts for 0.5 percent. On a yearly basis, credit gained 5.8 percent - missing forecasts for 5.9 percent and down...

Business confidence in New Zealand improved in September, the latest survey from NBNZ showed on Friday with an index score of 27.9. That's up from 15.5 in August. The activity outlook came in with a score of 42.4, also up sharply from the 33.7 reading in the previous month.

Japan-machinery-orders-04072011-1.jpg Industrial output in Japan gained 1.5 percent on month in August, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 0.5 percent following the 0.4 percent decline in July. On a yearly basis, output jumped 4.6 percent - also topping forecasts for a...

The manufacturing sector in Malaysia remained in contraction in September, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from Nikkei showed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 48.6. That's up from 47.4 in August, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

The manufacturing sector in South Korea continued to contract in September, and at an accelerated pace, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Friday with a 14-year-low PMI score of 47.6. That's down from 48.6 in August, and it moves further beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

foreximg-300413.jpg Industrial output in South Korea was down 2.4 percent on month in August, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That follows the downwardly revised 1.3 percent gain in July (originally 1.4 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial production advanced 2.3 percent after rising 1.6 percent in the previous...

Consumer confidence in the United Kingdom continued to rebound in September from the surprising referendum a few months earlier for the country to exit the European Union, according to GfK. The statistical agency's sentiment index showed a score of -1 for the month - remaining negative for the seventh...

Industrial production in Japan advanced 1.56 percent on month in August, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 0.5 percent following the 0.4 percent decline in July. On a yearly basis, output jumped 4.6 percent - also topping forecasts...

The average of household spending in Japan was down 4.6 percent on year in August, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - coming in at 276,338 yen. That missed expectations for a decline of 2.3 percent following the 0.5 percent fall in July. The average of monthly...

Overall consumer prices in Japan were down 0.5 percent on year in August, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That matched expectations following the 0.4 percent decline in July. Core CPI, which excludes food prices, also was down 0.5 percent - in line with expectations...

The jobless rate in Japan came in at a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent in August, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was above forecasts for 3.0 percent, which would have been unchanged from the previous month. The job-to-applicant ratio was 1.37 - in line...

Industrial production in South Korea was down 2.4 percent on month in August, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That follows the downwardly revised 1.3 percent gain in July (originally 1.4 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial production advanced 2.3 percent after rising 1.6 percent in the previous...

Retail sales in South Korea climbed 2.0 percent on month in August, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That follows the upwardly revised 2.5 percent decline in July (originally -2.6 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales spiked 6.0 percent following the upwardly revised 4.4 percent jump in the...

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