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The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand was down a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on month in May, Statistics New Zealand said on Friday - coming in at 4,528. In the year ended May 2022, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 51,015, up 17 percent from the year ended...

The Bank of Japan will on Friday release its quarterly Tankan Survey of business sentiment, highlighting a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The large manufacturers index is expected to ease to +13 from +14 in the previous three months, while the outlook is tipped to climb to +14 from +9. Japan...

France's consumer price inflation accelerated at a faster-than-expected pace in June to a new record high, while producer price increase eased slightly in May, flash data from the statistical office Insee showed on Thursday. EU harmonized inflation rose to 6.5 percent in June from 5.8 percent in May....

chicagopmi 063022 MNI Indicators released a report on Thursday showing growth in Chicago-area business activity slowed by more than expected in the month of June. The report showed the Chicago business barometer slumped to 56.0 in June from 60.3 in May. While a reading above 50 still indicates growth, economists had expected the business barometer to dip to 58.0.

Portugal's consumer price inflation accelerated further in June to reach its highest level in twenty-nine-and-a-half years, flash data from Statistics Portugal showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 8.7 percent yearly in June, following an 8.0 percent increase in May. Moreover, the latest...

riksbank 021517 30jun22 Sweden's central bank raised its interest rate by half a percentage point on Thursday and signaled further tightening this year as inflation is forecast to remain above 7 percent throughout this year. The Executive Board of Riksbank decided to lift the policy rate by 50 basis points to 0.75 percent from 0.25 percent.

Brazil's unemployment rate decreased in the three months ended May to reach its lowest level in seven years, figures from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, showed on Thursday. The jobless rate dropped to 9.8 percent in the March to May period from 11.2 percent in the December...

personal income 063022 Personal income in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of May, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The report showed personal spending rose by 0.5 percent in May, matching the revised increase seen in April as well as expectations.

jobless claims4 063022 A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended June 25th. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims slipped to 231,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level of 233,000.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended June 25th.

Personal income in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of May, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday.

germanyunemployment jan21 30jun22 German unemployment increased unexpectedly in June as the Ukrainian refugees are added in job centers as people searching for jobs, official data showed on Thursday. The number of people out of work increased sharply by 133,000 from May, when employment declined by 5,000, data published by the Federal Employment Agency reported. Economists had forecast another fall of 6,000.

Italy's unemployment rate declined unexpectedly in May to reach its lowest level in just over two years, while producer price inflation slowed marginally, data published by the statistical office Istat showed on Thursday. The jobless rate dropped to 8.1 percent in May from April's steady rate of 8.3...

Denmark's unemployment rate remained unchanged in May, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the gross unemployment rate was 2.5 percent in May, same as seen in April. Gross unemployment rose by 800 persons to 71,300 in May from 70,500 in the preceding...

Turkey's trade deficit widened in May from the previous year, as imports rose faster than exports, the Turkish Statistical Institute said on Thursday. The trade deficit rose to $10.605 billion in May from $4.156 billion in the last year. In April, the trade deficit was $6.1 billion. Exports increased...

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