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Australia will on Monday see November figures for job ads and inflation, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In October, the job advertisement survey from ANZ was up 6.2 percent on month, while the inflation gauge from TD Securities was up 0.2 percent on month. Also, the...

factory orders 120321 Reflecting a sharp increase in orders for non-durable goods, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing new orders for U.S. manufactured goods jumped much more than expected in the month of October.

ism services 120321 The Institute for Supply Management released a report on Friday showing an unexpected acceleration in the pace of growth in U.S. service sector activity in the month of November. The ISM said its services PMI rose to a record high 69.1 in November from 66.7 in October, with a reading above 50 indicating growth in the sector.

unemployment rate 120321 A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed employment in the U.S. increased by much less than expected in the month of November. The report said non-farm payroll employment rose by 210,000 jobs in November after surging by an upwardly revised 546,000 jobs in October.

A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed employment in the U.S. increased by much less than expected in the month of November.

South Africa's private sector expanded to the highest level in six months in November, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The headline Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 51.7 in November from 48.6 in October. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. New orders rose marginally...

Sweden's services sector expanded at the fourth fastest pace in the survey history in November, survey data from Swedbank and Silf showed on Friday. The purchasing managers' index for the services sector rose to 68.7 in November from 68.0 in October. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the...

Russia's service sector contracted at the fastest pace since October last year, data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 47.1 in November from 48.8 in October. Any reading below 50 indicates contraction in the sector. New sales declined at a solid pace...

India's service sector grew at a softer pace in November, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 58.1 in November from 58.4 in October. Economists had forecast the index to rise to 57.8. A reading above 50.0 indicates expansion in the sector. "The...

The UK service sector continued to log strong recovery in November driven by the fastest rise in new business intakes for five months, final data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply services Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 58.5 in November from October's...

eurozoneservices july 03dec21 Eurozone private sector growth re-accelerated in November primarily reflecting the resilience in the service sector as severe supply-related constraints weighed on manufacturing activity, final survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. Official data showed that retail turnover in the currency bloc recovered, as expected, in October despite a fall in food sales.

Hungary's retail sales grew at softer pace in October, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. Retail sales rose a calendar-adjusted 5.7 percent year-on-year in October, after a 5.8 percent increase in September. Sales of food products rose 3.4 percent annually in...

Turkey's consumer prices increased and producer price inflation rose in November, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. The consumer prices index rose 21.31 percent year-on-year in November, following a 19.89 percent increase in October. Economists had expected a growth...

Eurozone retail sales increased in October after falling in the previous month, data from Eurostat showed on Friday. Retail sales grew 0.2 percent month-on-month in October, as expected, reversing a 0.4 percent fall in September. Non-food product sales were up 0.4 percent and sales in automotive...

Singapore retail sales grew in October, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Retail sales grew 7.5 percent year-on-year in October, after a 6.8 percent rise in September. Motor vehicle sales declined 13.1 percent annually in October, following a 2.0 percent fall in the previous...

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