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The UAE non-oil private sector growth was the fastest in two years in July, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 54.0 in July from 52.2 in June. A score above 50 indicates expansion. Output and new order indices increased to the highest level...

australia aug20 03aug21 Australia's central bank decided to continue with the scaling back of its bond purchases despite expectations for delaying the tapering process amid the restrictions in place in Sydney and other parts of the country. The policy board of the Reserve Bank of Australia headed by Governor Philip Lowe decided to leave its cash rate unchanged at a record low of 0.10 percent.

Australia central bank left its key interest rate and the yield target for government bonds unchanged, as widely expected, on Tuesday. The policy board of the Reserve Bank of Australia headed by Governor Philip Lowe decided to leave its cash rate unchanged at a record low of 0.10 percent. The...

Consumer prices in the Tokyo region were down 0.1 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and communications said on Tuesday. That was in line with expectations following the flat reading in June. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food prices, was up an annual 0.1 percent - exceeding...

Consumer prices in South Korea were up a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in July, Statistics Korea said on Tuesday. That exceeded expectations for a flat reading following the 0.1 percent decline in June. On a yearly basis, inflation climbed 2.6 percent - again beating forecasts for 2.4...

The Reserve Bank of Australia will wrap up its monetary policy meeting on Tuesday and then announce its decision on interest rates, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The RBA is widely expected to keep its benchmark lending rate steady at 0.20 percent. Australia also will...

Hong Kong's retail sales grew at a softer pace in June, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Monday. The retail sales volume rose 2.8 percent year-on-year in June, after a 7.7 percent growth in May. The value of retail sales increased 5.8 percent annually in June, slower...

India's manufacturing sector expanded at the strongest pace in three months in July, amid a rebound in production and demand that led to an increase in hiring for the first time in over a year. The headline manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 55.3 in July from 48.1 in June, survey...

china mpmi 030118 02aug21 China's manufacturing sector logged its weakest growth in more than a year in July largely due to a fall in new orders, survey data published by IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Caixin general manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 50.3 in July from 51.3 in June. The reading was below economists' forecast of 51.0.

Japan's consumer confidence rose to the highest level in seventeen months in July, data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the consumer confidence index increased to 37.5 in July from 37.4 in June. The latest index was the highest since February last year,...

The manufacturing sector in China continued to expand in July, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from Caixin showed on Monday with a manufacturing PMI score of 50.3. That's down from 51.3 in June, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. A...

The manufacturing sector in Australia continued to expand in July, although at a slower rate, the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group showed on Monday with a Performance of Manufacturing Index score of 60.8. That's down from 63.2 in June, although it remains well above the boom-or-but...

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to expand in July, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Jibun Bank showed on Monday with a manufacturing PMI score of 53.0. That's up from 52.4 in June, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. The...

The manufacturing sector in Taiwan continued to expand in July, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Markit Economics showed on Monday with a manufacturing PMI score of 59.7. That's up from 57.6 in June, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. the...

The manufacturing sector in Vietnam continued to contract in July, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from Markit Economics showed on Monday with a manufacturing PMI score of 45.1. That's up from 44.1 in June, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

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