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nahb 051721 Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. held stable in the month of May, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Monday. The report showed the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index came in at 83 in May, unchanged from April. The unchanged reading matched economist estimates.

empiresatate manufacturing 051721 After jumping to a more than three-year high in the previous month, the New York Federal Reserve's index of regional manufacturing activity showed a modest pullback in the month of May. The New York Fed released a report on Monday showing its general business conditions index dipped to 24.3 in May from 26.3 in April.

After jumping to a more than three-year high in the previous month, the New York Federal Reserve's index of regional manufacturing activity showed a modest pullback in the month of May.

Japan's machine tool orders rose for a fifth straight month in April and the pace of growth accelerated sharply, figures from the Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association showed Monday. Machine tool orders grew 120.8 percent year-on-year following a 65.1 percent rise in March. Domestic demand...

UK house prices rose to a new all-time high in May as demand continued to massively exceed supply, property website Rightmove said on Monday. The average price of property coming to market jumped GBP 5,767 to a record GBP 333,564 in May. House prices increased 1.8 percent month-on-month, following...

Greece's jobless rate rose in January, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Monday. The jobless rate fell to 16.0 percent in January from 15.6 percent in December. In the same month last year, unemployment rate was 16.4 percent. The number of unemployed decreased by 56,779...

Italy's consumer prices increased in April, as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office Istat showed on Monday. Consumer prices increased 1.1 percent yearly in April, following a 0.8 percent rise in March, as estimated. Prices for energy goods accelerated 9.8 percent in April,...

thailand aug19 17may21 Thailand's economy contracted at a slower pace in the first quarter, driven by the rebound in domestic investment and continuing growth in government spending. Gross domestic product fell 2.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, following a 4.2 percent decrease in the fourth quarter, data published by the National Economic and Social Development Council, or NESDB, showed on Monday.

Bulgaria's consumer price inflation increased in April, the National Statistical Institute reported Monday. Consumer prices rose 2.0 percent annually in April, following a 0.6 percent rise in March. Prices rose for the second straight month. Transport cost increased 8.9 percent yearly in April...

The Czech Republic's producer prices increased to the highest level in nine-and-half years in April, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The industrial producer price index grew 4.6 year-on-year in April, following a 3.3 percent increase in March. Economists had expected a...

Switzerland's producer and import prices increased in April, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Monday. Producer and import prices rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in April. The producer price index increased 0.7 percent annually in April and import prices accelerated 4.1 percent. On...

India's wholesale prices increased in April, data from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed on Monday. The wholesale price index increased 10.49 percent year-on-year in April, following a 7.39 percent rise in March. Economists had expected a 9.05 percent rise. The primary articles price...

Estonia's jobless rate fell in the first quarter, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in the first quarter from 7.4 percent in the fourth quarter. The number of unemployed were 48,700 persons in the first quarter, which was 13,500 more than...

chinaflag aug14 17may21 China's industrial production as well as fixed asset investment growth moderated, while growth in retail sales eased sharply as the initial boost from the relaxation of coronavirus containment measures in March faded. Data published by the National Bureau of Statistics, on Monday, showed that industrial production grew 9.8 percent year-on-year in April.

Thailand's economy contracted at a slower pace in the first quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Council reported Monday. Gross domestic product fell 2.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, following a 4.2 percent decrease in the fourth quarter. Economists had forecast an annual...

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