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Overall inflation in Japan was up 0.2 percent on year in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication said on Friday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.1 percent following the 0.4 percent drop in August. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food prices, was up 0.1 percent...

The manufacturing sector in Australia continued to expand in October, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Markit Economics showed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 57.3. That's up from 56.8 in September, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

Japan will on Friday release September figures for consumer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, overall inflation was down 0.2 percent on month and 0.4 percent on year, while core CPI was flat on year. Japan also will see October results for the manufacturing,...

Euro area consumer confidence deteriorated less than expected in October, after improving in the previous month, preliminary data from the European Commission showed Thursday. The flash consumer confidence index dropped to -4.8 from -4.0 in September. Economists had forecast a score of -5.0. In...

leading indicator index 102121 Suggesting the U.S. economy remains on a more moderate growth trajectory compared to the first half of the year, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing a modest increase by its index of leading economic indicators in the month of September.

existing home sales 102121 After reporting a decrease in U.S. existing home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Thursday showing existing home sales rebounded by much more than expected in the month of September.

philadelphia fed 102121 Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area saw slower growth in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index for current activity fell to 23.8 in October from 30.7 in September, although a positive reading still indicates growth.

jobless claims5 102121 A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged lower in the week ended October 16th. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims slipped to 290,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level of 296,000.

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area saw slower growth in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged lower in the week ended October 16th.

turkey may31 21oct21 Turkey's central bank resorted to another sharp rate cut on Thursday, despite high inflation and weaker currency. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey governed by Sahap Kavcioglu, decided to cut the one-week repo rate by 200 basis points to 16.00 percent from 18.00 percent.

ukpublicfinance sept21 21oct21 The UK budget deficit narrowed in September from the last year on higher tax receipts, still this was the second biggest shortfall for the month since the records began in 1993, data published by the Office for National Statistics revealed on Thursday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was GBP 21.8 billion in September, the second-highest September borrowing on record.

Hong Kong's unemployment rate declined in September, the labor force statistics from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.5 percent in three months to September from 4.7 percent in three months to August. The underemployment...

UK manufacturers expect new orders to grow at a faster pace in the next quarter, survey results from the Confederation of British Industry showed on Thursday. According to the Industrial Trends survey results, a net of 22 percent said new orders grew in three months to October, which was slower than...

Confidence among French manufacturers remained unchanged in October, survey results from the statistical office Insee showed on Thursday. The manufacturing confidence index held steady at 107 in October. The score was forecast to fall to 105 from September's initially estimated value of 106. The...

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