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Inflation expectations among Australian households eased in August, the latest Survey of Consumer Inflationary and Wage Expectations from the Melbourne Institute showed Thursday. The expected inflation rate fell by 0.4 percentage points to 5.9 percent in August. Total pay is expected to grow by 0.8... Read more...

Singapore's gross domestic product was down a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2022, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Thursday. That missed estimated for a flat reading following the upwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in the previous three months (originally... Read more...

Austria's production index grew at a slower pace in June on weak construction activity, Statistics Austria reported Wednesday. The production index that combines industrial and construction output, rose by working-day adjusted 4.6 percent annually, slower than the 9.6 percent increase in May. The... Read more...

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A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed a continued surge in U.S. wholesale inventories in the month of June. The Commerce Department said wholesale inventories shot up by 1.8 percent in June after leaping by an upwardly revised 1.9 percent in May. Read more...

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With a sharp pullback in gasoline prices offsetting higher prices for food and shelter, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. consumer prices came in flat in the month of July. The Labor Department said its consumer price index was unchanged in July after jumping by 1.3 percent in June. Read more...

With a sharp pullback in gasoline prices offsetting higher prices for food and shelter, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. consumer prices came in flat in the month of July. Read more...

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Romania's consumer price inflation eased for the first time in eight months in July, though marginally, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Thursday. Consumer price inflation slowed to 15.0 percent in July from 15.1 percent in June. Economists had forecast inflation to moderate... Read more...

Denmark's consumer price inflation rose to the strongest level since early 1983, largely driven by higher food, fuel and utility costs, data from Statistics Denmark showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation accelerated to 8.7 percent in July from 8.2 percent in June. The latest inflation was... Read more...

Latvia's foreign trade deficit decreased in June from a year ago, as exports increased faster than imports, preliminary data from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The trade deficit narrowed to EUR 381.5 million in June from EUR 410.1 million in the corresponding month last year. In May,... Read more...

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Singapore will on Friday release final Q2 numbers for gross domestic product, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. GDP is called flat on quarter and up 4.8 percent on year after rising 0.7 percent on quarter and 3.7 percent on year in the previous three months. Singapore also... Read more...

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The Bank of Thailand raised its key interest rate for the first time in over three-and-a-half years as inflation is expected to remain above the target throughout this year. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 6 to 1 to raise the policy rate by a quarter-point to 0.75 percent, the central bank said on its website. Read more...

The Bank of Thailand raised its key interest rate for the first time in over three-and-a-half years, on Wednesday, in line with economists' expectations. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 6 to 1 to raise the policy rate by a quarter basis point to 0.75 percent, the central bank said on its website.... Read more...

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Brazil's retail sales decreased for the second straight month in June, and at a faster-than-expected pace, figures from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, showed on Wednesday. Retails sales dropped a seasonally-adjusted 1.4 percent month-on-month in June, following a 0.4... Read more...

Portugal's consumer price inflation accelerated as initially estimated in July to reach its highest level since late 1992, latest data from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday. Separate official data showed that the unemployment rate decreased in the second quarter. Consumer price inflation climbed... Read more...

Greece's unemployment rate dropped in June, data from Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 12.1 percent in June from 12.5 percent in May. In the same month of 2021, the jobless rate was 15.0 percent. The number of employed increased... Read more...

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Australia's business confidence improved strongly in July despite inflation and rising interest rates clouding the outlook, survey results from NAB showed on Tuesday. The business confidence index rose... Read more...

India's service sector growth eased to a 4-month low in July due to weaker sales growth and inflationary pressures, survey results from S& P Global showed on Wednesday. The services Purchasing Managers'... Read more...

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Thursday ,Aug.11
08:30
PPI (M-o-M)
JUL
 
0.3 %
1.1 %
United States
08:30
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
10.6 %
11.3 %
United States
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
AUG 6
 
 
260 K
United States
10:30
EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)
AUG 5
 
 
2457 B
United States
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Tamer Than Expected Inflation Data May Lead To Initial Jump On Wall Street

The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a higher open on Wednesday, with stocks likely to benefit from a positive reaction to a highly anticipated reading on U.S. inflation. The futures surged following the release of a report from the Labor Department showing U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly...
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