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us ppi 081120 Partly reflecting a notable increase in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. producer prices climbed by more than expected in the month of July. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand rose by 0.6 percent in July after dipping by 0.2 percent in June.

India's industrial production fell for a fourth consecutive month in June, albeit at a slower pace, as coronavirus containment measures such as social distancing disrupted activity in several economic sectors, data published by the National Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial production...

Partly reflecting a notable increase in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. producer prices climbed by more than expected in the month of July.

China's bank lending declined more-than-expected in July, data from the People's Bank of China revealed Tuesday. Banks extended CNY 992.7 billion loans in July. Economists had forecast bank lending to fall to CNY 1.2 trillion from CNY 1.81 trillion in June. The broad money supply M2 climbed 10.7...

germanyeconomic oct16 11aug20 Germany's economic confidence improved unexpectedly in August on hopes of a speedy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic driven downturn, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment increased unexpectedly to 71.5 in August from 59.3 in July. The score was forecast to fall to 58.0.

South Africa's manufacturing output declined at a softer pace in June as the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations since late March had an extensive impact on economic activity, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Tuesday. Manufacturing output fell 16.3 percent year-on-year in June, following...

A measure of the public assessment of the Japanese economy rose for the third month in a row in July, survey data from the Cabinet Office showed on Tuesday. The current conditions index of the Economy Watchers' Survey, which measures the current situation of the economy, increased to 41.1 in July...

Sweden's unemployment rate rose in June to its highest level since the middle of 2005, data from the Swedish Public Employment Service/AMV showed on Tuesday. The data also showed that long-term unemployment was rising at a faster pace. The unemployment rate rose to 5.66 percent in July from 5.54...

Latvia's trade deficit narrowed in June amid a fall in both the exports and imports, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Tuesday. The trade deficit narrowed to EUR 180.1 million in June from EUR 229.7 million in the same month last year. In May, the trade deficit was EUR 119.3 million. Exports...

uk export factory 051117 11aug20 UK employment declined the most since the global financial crisis of 2009 as the coronavirus pandemic took its toll on the labor market, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. As the lockdown and social distancing to curb the spread of the Covid-19 weighed on job creation, employment declined by 220,000 from the previous quarter to 32.92 million in the second quarter.

Germany's economic confidence improved notably in August, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment increased unexpectedly to 71.5 in August from 59.3 in July. The score was forecast to fall to 58.0. Meanwhile,...

Hungary's consumer price inflation rose to the highest in four months in July, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 3.8 percent year-on-year in July, following a 2.9 percent increase in June. Economists expected 3.2 percent rise. The...

Lithuania's producer prices declined for the sixth straight month in July, though at a softer pace, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed on Tuesday. The producer price index decreased 10.1 percent year-on-year in July, following an 11.4 percent decrease in June. Excluding refined petroleum...

UK employment declined sharply in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. In three months to June, employment declined 220,000 from the previous quarter to 32.92 million. The employment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points...

Australia's business conditions improved further in July ahead of the escalation of stage 4 restrictions in Victoria, while business confidence weakened from June, survey results from the National Australia Bank revealed Tuesday. With the improvement in three sub-components, the business conditions...

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