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Export prices in South Korea were down 2.1 percent on month in July, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - after rising 1.0 percent in June. On a yearly basis, export prices climbed 16.3, slowing from the downwardly revised 23.5 percent gain in the previous month (originally 23.7 percent). Individually,...

us ppi 081122 After yesterday's report showing U.S. consumer prices came in flat in the month of July, the Labor Department released a separate report on Thursday showing producer prices unexpectedly decreased during the month. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand fell by 0.5 percent in July after surging by a revised 1.0 percent in June.

jobless claims3 081122 First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits saw another modest increase in the week ended August 6th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report showed initial jobless claims rose to 262,000, an increase of 14,000 from the previous week's revised level of 248,000.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits saw another modest increase in the week ended August 6th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

After yesterday's report showing U.S. consumer prices came in flat in the month of July, the Labor Department released a separate report on Thursday showing producer prices unexpectedly decreased during the month.

South Africa's manufacturing production declined for the third straight month in June, and at a faster-than-expected pace, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Thursday. Manufacturing output fell 3.5 percent year-over-year in June, following a revised 1.8 percent decrease in May. That was above...

Mexico's industrial production growth accelerated at a faster-than-expected pace in June to its strongest level in five months, data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography showed on Thursday. Industrial production climbed a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent year-on-year in June, faster...

UK house prices continued to increase across the UK due to the lack of supply, the Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors showed on Thursday. A net 63 percent of respondents said house prices increased in July. The balance was forecast to ease to 60 percent. The...

Ireland's consumer price inflation held steady in July to remain at its highest level in just over thirty-eight years, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday. Consumer prices climbed 9.1 percent year-over-year in July, the same rate of increase as in June. This was the strongest...

Turkey's current account deficit narrowed notably in June, data from the central bank showed on Thursday. The current account deficit narrowed to $3.458 billion in June from $6.568 billion in May. It was expected to drop to $3.40 billion. The goods trade deficit decreased to $6.426 billion in...

Sweden's jobless rate increased slightly in July, preliminary data from the Public Employment Service showed on Thursday. The unadjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.72 percent in July from 6.63 percent in June. This was the highest unemployment rate since April, when the rate was 6.81 percent. In...

Romania's consumer price inflation eased for the first time in eight months in July, though marginally, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Thursday. Consumer price inflation slowed to 15.0 percent in July from 15.1 percent in June. Economists had forecast inflation to moderate...

Inflation expectations among Australian households eased in August, the latest Survey of Consumer Inflationary and Wage Expectations from the Melbourne Institute showed Thursday. The expected inflation rate fell by 0.4 percentage points to 5.9 percent in August. Total pay is expected to grow by 0.8...

Singapore's gross domestic product was down a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2022, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Thursday. That missed estimated for a flat reading following the upwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in the previous three months (originally...

Singapore will on Friday release final Q2 numbers for gross domestic product, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. GDP is called flat on quarter and up 4.8 percent on year after rising 0.7 percent on quarter and 3.7 percent on year in the previous three months. Singapore also...

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