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India's wholesale prices declined at a softer pace in July, data from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed on Friday. The wholesale price index declined 0.58 percent year-on-year in July, following a 1.81 percent decrease in June. Economists had expected a 1.0 percent fall. The primary articles...

malaysia 062812 14aug20 Malaysia's economy shrank at a record pace in the second quarter due to the unprecedented impact of the stringent containment measures to contain the coronavirs pandemic, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product dropped 17.1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, after a 0.7 percent rise in the first quarter. This was also bigger than the expected fall

The outbreak of the coronavirus in Victoria is set to offset the recovery taking place in most other parts of Australia, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said Friday. On the economic front, the virus outbreak is set to reduce Australia's economic growth in the September quarter by at...

Malaysia's economy logged a double-digit contraction in the second quarter, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product dropped 17.1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, after a 0.7 percent rise in the first quarter. Economists had forecast a fall of 10.0...

chinaindustrialproduction jun14 14aug20 China industrial production grew at a steady pace in July, while retail sales logged an unexpected fall as social distancing and floods weighed on consumption, data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday. Industrial production grew 4.8 percent on a yearly basis in July, the same rate of growth as seen in June. This was the fourth consecutive decrease.

China's industrial production increased in July, while retail sales logged an unexpected fall, data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday. Industrial production grew 4.8 percent on a yearly basis in July, the same rate of growth as seen in June. However, the rate was weaker than the...

China is scheduled to release a raft of data on Friday, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are July numbers for industrial production, retail sales, fixed asset investment, unemployment and house prices. Industrial production is expected to rise 5.1 percent on year...

Export prices in South Korea were down 5.8 percent on year in July, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - following the upwardly revised 5.7 percent drop in June (originally -6.0 percent). Import prices tumbled an annual 9.0 percent after sinking 7.4 percent in the previous month. On a monthly basis,...

India's consumer price inflation accelerated in July as supply-side disruptions lifted food price growth, data from the National Statistical Office revealed Thursday. Consumer price inflation rose unexpectedly to 6.93 percent in July from 6.23 percent in June. Economists had forecast the rate to ease...

unemployment 021010 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...

The unemployment rate in Australia came in at 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 - exceeding...

Producer prices in Japan were up 0.6 percent on month in July, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.3 percent following the 0.6 percent increase in June. On a yearly basis, producer prices sank 0.9 percent - which also beat expectations for a decline...

Food prices in New Zealand were up 4.2 percent on year in July, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday - up from 4.1 percent in June. In July 2020 compared with July 2019: fruit and vegetable prices increased 19 percent; meat, poultry, and fish prices increased 1.7 percent; grocery food prices increased...

Australia will on Thursday release July unemployment numbers, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The jobless rate is expected to rise to 7.8 percent from 7.4 percent in June, with the addition of 40,000 jobs following the gain of 210,000 jobs in the previous month. The participation...

South Korea's unemployment rate fell in July, figures from Statistics Korea showed on Wednesday. The jobless rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent in July from 4.3 percent in June. In the same month last year, the unemployment rate was 4.0 percent. On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment...

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