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Final consumer price data from Eurozone is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Statistics Norway releases quarterly GDP data. The economy is forecast to grow 0.7 percent sequentially, in contrast to the 0.6 percent fall in the first quarter. Read more...

Non-oil domestic exports in Singapore were up 1.4 percent on month in July, Enterprise Singapore said on Wednesday. That exceeded expectations for a decline of 3.8 percent following the downwardly revised 3.2 percent gain in June (originally 3.7 percent). On a yearly basis, non-oil domestic exports... Read more...

UK house price inflation eased notably in June, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday. Average house prices grew 7.8 percent on a yearly basis in June, following May's 12.8 percent increase. The ONS said annual house price inflation slowed due to the rises in prices seen in June... Read more...

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The Federal Reserve released the minutes of its July monetary policy meeting on Wednesday, reaffirming the central bank's plans to continue raising interest rates in an effort to return inflation to its 2 percent objective. Read more...

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The Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing a continued surge in U.S. business inventories in the month of June. The report showed business inventories shot up by 1.4 percent in June after surging by an upwardly revised 1.6 percent in May. The continued jump in inventories matched economist estimates. Read more...

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With pullbacks in gasoline and auto sales offsetting strength in other areas, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. retail sales came in flat in the month of July. The Commerce Department said retail sales were virtually unchanged in July after climbing by a downwardly revised 0.8 percent in June. Read more...

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Norwegian consumer confidence worsened to a record low in the third quarter amid rising inflation and higher interest rates, results of a survey by Finance Norway showed on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted consumer confidence fell sharply to -26.8 in the third quarter from -15.3 in the second quarter. Further,... Read more...

Portugal's producer price inflation slowed in July, after accelerating in the previous month, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Wednesday. The producer price index climbed 24.8 percent year-on-year in July, slower than the 25.6 percent rise in June. The overall price growth in July was... Read more...

Poland's economy contracted for the first time in two years in the second quarter, preliminary data from Statistics Poland showed on Wednesday. Gross domestic product fell 2.3 percent sequentially in the second quarter, reversing a 2.5 percent growth in the first quarter. Further, this was the... Read more...

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The Australian economy lost 40,900 jobs in July, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday - well shy of forecasts that called for an addition of 25,000 jobs following the gain of 88,400 jobs in June. The jobless rate still fell to 3.4 percent, exceeding expectations for 3.5 percent - which... Read more...

Australia will on Thursday release July figures for unemployment, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The jobless rate is called steady at 3.5 percent, with the addition of 25,000 jobs following the addition of 88,400 jobs in June. The central bank in the Philippines will... Read more...

Hong Kong's unemployment and underemployment decreased in the May to July period, the labor force statistics from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in May to July period from 4.7 percent in April to June period. The... Read more...

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With pullbacks in gasoline and auto sales offsetting strength in other areas, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. retail sales came in flat in the month of July. Read more...

South Africa's retail sales declined for the first time in four months in June, Statistics South Africa reported Wednesday. Retail sales dropped 2.5 percent year-over-year in June, revering a 0.1 percent slight increase in May. Hardware, paint, and glass sales fell the most by 8.6 percent annually... Read more...

The Dutch economy expanded at a faster pace in the three months ended June on the back of strong investment, net exports and household consumption, preliminary data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Gross domestic product grew 2.6 percent sequentially in the second quarter,... 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...

Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Thursday ,Aug.18
02:00
Exports
JUL
CHF 21.57 B
 
CHF 22.53 (R) B
Switzerland
02:00
Imports
JUL
CHF 19.15 B
 
CHF 20.00 (R) B
Switzerland
02:00
Trade Balance
JUL
CHF 2.42 B
 
CHF 2.53 (R) B
Switzerland
05:00
CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
 
0.1 %
0.8 %
Eurozone
05:00
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
8.6 %
8.6 %
Eurozone
05:00
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
 
-0.1 %
0.2 %
Eurozone
05:00
Construction Orders (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
 
2.9 %
Eurozone
08:30
Philly Fed's Mfr Index - Business Condition
AUG
 
 
-12.3
United States
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
AUG 13
 
 
262 K
United States
08:30
Industrial Product Price (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
 
14.3 %
Canada
08:30
Raw Materials Price Index (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
 
32.4 %
Canada
10:00
Existing Home Sales - Price
JUL
 
 
$ 416.00 K
United States
10:00
Existing Home Sales - Sales
JUL
 
 
5.12 M
United States
10:00
Leading Index
JUL
 
 
-0.8 %
United States
10:30
EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)
AUG 12
 
 
2501 B
United States
19:01
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey
AUG
 
 
-41
UK
19:30
CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
 
 
0.1 %
Japan
19:30
CPI (Y-o-Y)
JUL
 
 
2.4 %
Japan
19:30
Core CPI (M-o-M)
JUL
 
 
0.2 %
Japan
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