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U.S. Stocks Finish Choppy Trading Day Little Changed

Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the lackluster performance seen in ....

U.S. Stocks Little Changed In Mid-Day Trading

After showing a lack of direction early in the session, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day ....

U.S. Stocks Turning In Another Lackluster Performance In Morning Trading

Following the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks continue to show a lack of direction in morning ....

Japanese Market Drifts Lower

The Japanese stock market is edging lower on Friday after a positive start, following the mixed cues overnight ....

Australian Market Rises

The Australian stock market is rising on Friday after two straight days of losses and despite the mixed cues ....

Japanese Market Rises

The Japanese stock market is rising on Thursday following the positive cues overnight from Wall Street that ....
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Australia Jobless Rate Climbs To 7.5% In July



The unemployment rate in Australia was a seasonally adjusted 7.5 percent in July, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. That came in beneath expectations for 7.8 percent and was up from 7.4 percent in June. The Australian economy added 114,700 jobs last month to 12,460,800 - exceeding forecasts for an increase of 40,000 ....

U.S. Dollar Edges Lower Following Slew Of Economic Data



With traders digesting a mixed bag of U.S. economic data, the U.S. has moved modestly lower on Friday. The U.S. dollar index has edged down by 0.2 percent on the day. The U.S. dollar is trading at 106.63 yen versus the 106.93 yen it fetched at the close of New York trading on Thursday. Against the euro, the dollar is valued at $1.1837 compared ....
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Slowdown In U.S. Retail Sales Growth Pulls Down Dollar



The U.S. dollar slipped against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after the nation's retail sales increased less than expected in July due to the economic blow of COVID-19. Data from the Commerce Department showed that retail sales advanced by 1.2 percent in July after soaring by an upwardly revised 8.4 percent in ....

Portugal Q2 GDP Decline Revised To 16.3%

Portugal's economy contracted slightly less than initially estimated, but the rate of decline remained sharp, amid the severe ....

Dutch GDP Falls Most On Record On Covid-19 Impact

The Netherlands' economy shrank at a record pace in the second quarter and entered a severe recession, due to the impact of ....

Slovakia Economy In Recession In Q2

Slovakia's economy shrank further in the second quarter amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, ....

Treasuries Close Little Changed After Seeing Early Strength

After seeing modest strength in morning trading on Friday, treasuries gave back ground in the afternoon to end ....

Treasuries See Further Downside Following Thirty-Year Bond Auction

After moving modestly lower early in the session, treasuries saw further downside over the course of the ....

Thirty-Year Bond Auction Attracts Below Average Demand

Finishing off this week's announcements of the results of its long-term securities auctions, the Treasury ....

CAC 40 Tumbles On Growth Worries

French stocks tumbled on Friday amid uncertainty about the pace of economic recovery and the evolution of coronavirus ....

DAX Drifts Lower On Growth Concerns

German stocks fell sharply on Friday after retail sales and industrial production numbers for July continue to point to weak ....

CAC 40 Subdued As US Maintains Tariffs In EU Trade Fight

French stocks declined on Thursday as stimulus talks in Washington remained deadlocked and the United States stepped up ....

Trump Promises 125 Mln Masks To Schools

President Donald Trump announced that the government will provide 125 million reusable face masks to school districts across ....

Kamala Harris Lambastes Trump's White House Record In Maiden Campaign Speech

Kamala Harris made a scathing attack of President Donald Trump's White House record in her maiden campaign speech as ....

U.S. Business Inventories Slump Slightly Less Than Expected In June

Business inventories in the U.S. showed a continued decrease in the month of June, according to a report released by the ....

U.S. Labor Productivity Spikes Much More Than Expected In Q2

Labor productivity in the U.S. soared by much more than expected in the second quarter, according to a report released by the ....

U.S. Retail Sales Jump Less Than Expected In July

With a pullback in auto sales partly offsetting strength in other areas, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday ....

Covid-19 Outbreak In Victoria To Cut Australia's Growth In Q3, RBA Chief Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus in Victoria is set to offset the recovery taking place in most other parts of Australia, ....

China Industrial Output Rises; Retail Sales Fall Unexpectedly

China's industrial production increased in July, while retail sales logged an unexpected fall, data from the National Bureau ....

India's Inflation Accelerates In July

India's consumer price inflation accelerated in July as supply-side disruptions lifted food price growth, data from the ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
08/16/20
19:01
Rightmove House Prices (M-o-M)
AUG
2.4 %
UK
08/16/20
19:01
Rightmove House Prices (Y-o-Y)
AUG
3.7 %
UK
08/17/20
Trade Balance
JUL
$ 0.79 B
India
08/17/20
Exports
JUL
$ 21.91 B
India
08/17/20
Imports
JUL
$ 21.11 B
India
08/17/20
Trade Balance
JUL
SGD 4.80 B
Singapore
08/17/20
Imports
JUL
SGD 35.14 B
Singapore
08/17/20
Exports
JUL
SGD 39.94 B
Singapore
08/17/20
00:30
Capacity Utilization Rate
JUN
-0.2 %
Japan
08/17/20
00:30
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
JUN F
-8.9 %
Japan
08/17/20
00:30
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
JUN F
-26.3 %
Japan
08/17/20
02:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
3.4 %
Denmark
08/17/20
02:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
-1.6 %
Denmark
08/17/20
02:00
Exports
JUL
NOK 55.8 B
Norway
08/17/20
02:00
Imports
JUL
NOK 66.0 B
Norway
08/17/20
02:00
Trade Balance
JUL
NOK 10.2 B
Norway
08/17/20
03:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.1 %
Czech Republic
08/17/20
03:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
-0.3 %
Czech Republic
08/17/20
04:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.4 %
Bulgaria
08/17/20
04:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
1.6 %
Bulgaria
08/17/20
04:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.1 %
Bulgaria
08/17/20
04:00
CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
JUL
0.9 %
Bulgaria
08/17/20
04:30
Markit Household Finance Index
AUG
41.5
UK
08/17/20
05:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
0.1 %
Croatia
08/17/20
05:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
-0.2 %
Croatia
08/17/20
05:00
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
-0.5 %
Croatia
08/17/20
05:00
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
0.4 %
Croatia
08/17/20
05:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ 75.1 M
Bulgaria
08/17/20
05:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ 83.6 M
Bulgaria
08/17/20
05:00
Financial Account Balance - BoP
JUN
€ 559.8 M
Bulgaria
08/17/20
06:00
Unemployment Rate
Q2
7.4 %
Latvia
08/17/20
08:00
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
0.7 %
Poland
08/17/20
08:00
Core CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
4.1 %
Poland
08/17/20
08:30
Empire State Mfr Index - Business Condition
AUG
20
17.2
United States
08/17/20
08:30
Empire State Mfr Index - Prices Paid
AUG
14.9
United States
08/17/20
08:30
Empire State Mfr Index - Prices Received
AUG
-4.5
United States
08/17/20
08:30
Canadian Investment in Foreign Securities
JUN
C$ 13.37 B
Canada
08/17/20
08:30
Foreign Investment in Canadian Securities
JUN
C$ 22.41 B
Canada
08/17/20
10:00
NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index
AUG
73
72
United States
08/17/20
16:00
Net Long-term TIC Flows
JUN
$ 127 B
United States
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