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Singapore's consumer price inflation accelerated at a faster-than-expected pace in August to reach its highest level in more than fourteen years, data published by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed on Friday. Consumer prices climbed 7.5 percent year-on-year...

Malaysia's consumer prices grew at the fastest pace in more than a year in August on higher food prices, data released by the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Consumer price inflation rose to 4.7 percent in August from 4.4 percent in July. A similar higher rate was last reported in April...

preview oct22 23sep22 Flash Purchasing Managers' survey results from the euro area and the UK are due on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, S&P Global releases France flash Purchasing Managers' survey data for September. The composite output index is forecast to fall to 49.8 from 50.4 in August.

The Dutch economy expanded at the fastest pace in a year in the second quarter, as initially estimated, second estimates from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew 2.6 percent from the first quarter, in line with the estimate released on August 17. The economy...

The manufacturing sector in Australia continued to expand in September, and at a fractionally higher pace, the latest survey from S&P Global revealed on Friday with a Manufacturing PMI score of 53.9. That's up slightly from 53.8 in August, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that...

Producer prices in South Korea were down 0.3 percent on month in August, the Bank of Korea said on Friday, reversing a 0.3 percent monthly increase in July. Among the individual components, agriculture, forestry and marine products were up 2.5 percent on month, while manufacturing products fell 1.4...

Australia will on Friday see September results for the manufacturing, services and composite PMIs from S&P Global, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, their scores were 53.8, 50.2 and 50.2, respectively. Singapore will provide August data for consumer prices. Overall...

Turkey's central bank cut its key interest rates unexpectedly for the second straight time in its September meeting, despite elevated inflation, a weakening lira, and recession risks, and assessed that the current level of policy rates is adequate under the current outlook. The Monetary Policy Committee,...

Taiwan's central bank raised its key policy rate for the third time in a row against the backdrop of inflationary pressures and intensified headwinds facing the global economy. The central bank board unanimously decided to raise the benchmark discount rate by 0.125 percentage points to 1.625 percent,...

Turkey's consumer confidence improved to its highest level in six months, figures from the consumer tendency survey carried out by Turkstat and the central bank showed on Thursday. The seasonally adjusted consumer confidence index rose to 72.4 in September from 72.2 in August. The latest reading...

Hungary's unemployment rate rose marginally during the June to August period, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate increased to 3.4 percent in June-August from 3.3 percent in May-July. The number of unemployed persons increased to 165,500...

bankofengland 071119 22sep22 The Bank of England raised the benchmark rate by a half percentage point on Thursday, defying expectations for a bigger move, as policymakers assessed that the UK economy has already landed in a recession. The Monetary Policy Committee decided to raise the bank rate by 50 basis points to 2.25 percent from 1.75 percent, in a three-way split vote.

leading index 092222 Potentially signaling a recession, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing its index of leading U.S. economic indicators declined for the sixth consecutive month in August. The Conference Board said its leading economic index fell by 0.3 percent in August after sliding by a revised 0.5 percent in July.

jobless claimns2 092222 After reporting modest decreases in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits for five straight weeks, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an uptick in jobless claims in the week ended September 17th.

After reporting modest decreases in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits for five straight weeks, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an uptick in jobless claims in the week ended September 17th.

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