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japan machinery orders 04072011 1 The value of core machine orders in Japan tumbled a seasonally adjusted 8.5 percent on month in February, the Cabinet Office said on Wednesday - coming in at 769.8 billion yen. That badly missed expectations for an increase of 2.8 percent following the 4.5 percent decline in January. On a yearly...

Singapore's gross domestic product gained a seasonally adjusted 2.0 percent on quarter in the first three months of 2021, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Wednesday's advance estimate. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 1.5 percent following the 3.8 percent growth in the fourth...

The value of core machine orders in Japan was down a seasonally adjusted 8.5 percent on month in February, the Cabinet Office said on Wednesday - coming in at 769.8 billion yen. That badly missed expectations for an increase of 2.8 percent following the 4.5 percent decline in January. On a yearly...

The Reserve Bank of Australia will wrap up its monetary policy meeting on Wednesday and then announce its decision on interest rates, highlighting a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The RBA is widely expected to keep its benchmark lending rate steady at the record low 0.25 percent. Australia...

Export prices in South Korea were up 3.3 percent on month in March, the Bank of Korea said on Wednesday - slowing from 3.5 percent in February. On a yearly basis, export prices advanced 5.6 percent after rising just 0.6 percent in the previous month. Prices for agricultural, forestry and marine...

chinatrade oct12 13apr21 China's exports logged a double-digit growth in March but at a slower than expected pace, while imports growth exceeded expectations, data from the customs office showed on Tuesday. Exports increased 30.6 percent year-on-year in March, slower than the forecast of 35.5 percent.

newzealandcpi 071510 The value of retail electronic card spending in New Zealand advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent on month in March, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That followed the 2.5 percent drop in February. Spending in the core retail industries rose 0.7 percent on month. "Despite spending...

The value of retail electronic card spending in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent on month in March, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That followed the 2.5 percent drop in February. Spending in the core retail industries rose 0.7 percent on month. On a yearly basis,...

China will on Tuesday release March figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Imports are tipped to jump 21.6 percent on year after climbing 22.2 percent in February. Exports are called higher by an annual 32.7 percent after skyrocketing...

India's industrial production declined sharply and at a faster than expected pace in February, preliminary figures from the statistical office showed Monday. The industrial production index dropped 3.6 percent year-on-year following a 0.9 percent decrease in January. Economists had expected a 3.0...

India's consumer price inflation accelerated more than expected in March, preliminary data from the statistical office showed Monday. The consumer price index rose 5.52 percent year-on-year following a 5.03 percent increase in February. Economists had forecast 5.40 percent inflation. The consumer...

Indonesia retail sales grew in March as demand continued to improve amid favorable weather, results of a survey by Bank Indonesia showed on Monday. Retail sales rose 2.9 percent month-on-month in March, after a 2.7 percent decline in February. In January, sales fell 4.3 percent. The latest growth...

Producer prices in Japan were up 1.0 percent on year in March, the Bank of Japan said on Monday - exceeding expectations for 0.5 percent following the upwardly revised 0.6 percent contraction in February (originally -0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices jumped 0.8 percent - again exceeding...

Overall bank lending in Japan was up 6.3 percent on year in March, the Bank of Japan said on Monday - coming in at 579.994 trillion yen. That's up from 6.2 percent in February. Excluding trusts, lending was up 5.9 percent to 503.872 trillion yen after gaining 5.8 percent in the previous month. Lending...

China will on Monday see March figures for new yuan loans, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Loans are forecast at CNY2.50 trillion, up from CNY1.360 trillion in February. Japan will release March numbers for bank lending and producer prices. In February, bank lending was...

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