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japan machinery orders 04072011 1 Industrial output in Japan was up a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That beat expectations for an increase of 4.0 percent following the 1.0 percent decline in December. On a yearly basis, industrial production dropped...

The value of retail sales in Japan was down a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday - coming in at 12.097 trillion yen. That beat expectations for a fall of 0.6 percent following the 0.8 percent decline in December. On a...

Industrial production in Japan was up a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That beat expectations for an increase of 4.0 percent following the 1.0 percent decline in December. On a yearly basis, industrial production...

Overall consumer prices in the Tokyo region of Japan - considered a leading indicator for the nationwide trend - were down 0.3 percent on year in February, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That followed the 0.5 percent decline in January. Core CPI, which excludes...

Japan is scheduled to release a batch of data on Friday, headlining a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are January figures for industrial production, retail sales, housing starts and construction orders - as well as February figures for Tokyo inflation. In December, industrial production...

New Zealand had a merchandise trade deficit of NZ$626 million in January, Statistics New Zealand said on Friday - following the NZ$69 million surplus in December. Exports were down NZ$486 or 10 percent on year to NZ$4.19 billion, down from NZ$5.38 billion in the previous month. Imports slid NZ$256...

Portugal's consumer confidence deteriorated in February after strengthening in the previous two months, preliminary data from Statistics Portugal showed Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to -25.8 from -23.1 in January. The weakening was mainly due to the negative contribution of the perspectives...

pending home sales 022521 With inventory constraints continuing to hold back prospective buyers, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Thursday showing a steep drop in U.S. pending home sales in the month of January.

us gdp 022521 Revised data released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed U.S. gross domestic product jumped by slightly more than originally estimated in the fourth quarter of 2020. The Commerce Department said GDP surged up by 4.1 percent in the fourth quarter compared to the previously reported 4.0 percent spike.

durable goods orders2 022521 New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods spiked by much more than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The report said durable goods orders soared by 3.4 percent in January after jumping by an upwardly revised 1.2 percent in December.

jobless claims2 022521 A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a steep drop in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended February 20th. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims tumbled to 730,000, a decrease of 111,000 from the previous week's revised level of 841,000.

Revised data released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed U.S. gross domestic product jumped by slightly more than originally estimated in the fourth quarter of 2020.

New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods spiked by much more than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a steep drop in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended February 20th.

Italy's consumer confidence improved in February, survey results from the statistical office Istat showed on Thursday. The consumer confidence index rose to 101.4 in February from 100.7 in January. Economists had expected a score of 101.0. The manufacturing confidence index increased to 99.0 in...

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