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germanytrade1 dec09 09mar21 Germany's exports growth accelerated at the start of the year despite lockdown restrictions, while imports logged a faster-than-expected decline, data from Destatis revealed on Tuesday. Exports grew unexpectedly by 1.4 percent month-on-month, faster than the 0.4 percent rise in December. Economists had forecast a decline of 1.2 percent.

preview sept20 09mar21 Foreign trade data from Germany and revised quarterly national accounts from euro area are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's foreign trade data for January. Exports are forecast to fall 1.2 percent and imports to drop 0.5 percent.

japanexports 112510 Japan's gross domestic product climbed an annualized 11.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020, the Cabinet Office said on Tuesday. That missed expectations for an increase of 12.8 percent following the 22.9 percent surge in the three months prior. On a quarterly basis, gross domestic product...

bank of korea 040915 South Korea posted a current account surplus of $7.06 billion in January, the Bank of Korea said on Tuesday - down from $11.51 billion in December. The goods account surplus widened to $5.73 billion, compared to $2.07 billion in January 2020. The services account deficit decreased to $0.61 billion,...

newzealandcpi 071510 The volume of total manufacturing sales in New Zealand climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2020, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That followed the 17 percent surge in the three months prior. The value of total manufacturing sales fell 0.6 percent...

The value of the U.S. dollar has shown a notable move to the upside during trading on Monday, with the U.S. dollar index climbing by 0.5 percent.

wholesale inventories 030821 A report released by the Commerce Department on Monday showed wholesale inventories in the U.S. jumped in line with economist estimates in the month of January. The Commerce Department said wholesale inventories spiked by 1.3 percent in January after climbing by an upwardly revised 0.6 percent in December.

germanymanufacturing aug06 08mar21 Germany's industrial production decreased unexpectedly in January on weak construction output, data from Destatis revealed on Monday. Industrial production fell 2.5 percent month-on-month in January, while economists had forecast an increase of 0.2 percent after climbing by revised 1.9 percent in December.

economicspreview sept17 08mar21 Industrial production data from Germany and investor confidence survey results from euro area are due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.45 am ET, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs is scheduled to release Swiss unemployment data for February. The jobless rate is seen at 3.6 percent, up from 3.5 percent in January.

japanexports 112510 Japan posted a current account surplus of 646.8 billion yen in January, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday - down 2.3 percent on year. That missed forecasts for a surplus of 1,229.6 billion yen following the 1,165.6 billion yen surplus in December. The trade balance showed a deficit of 130.1...

The U.S. dollar turned in a strong performance against its peers on Friday, extending recent climb, after data showed a bigger than expected increase in job growth in the month of February.

dollar 080219 05mar21 The U.S. dollar extended gains against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, after a report showed that the nation's job growth accelerated more than expected in February, driven by reopening of businesses following a drop in new coronavirus infections and the rollout of the vaccines. Data...

trade deficit 030521 With imports increasing by slightly more than exports, a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed the U.S. trade deficit widened in the month of January. The Commerce Department said the trade deficit widened to $68.2 billion in January from a revised $67.0 billion in December.

nonfarmpayroll 030521 Reflecting a significant rebound in employment in the leisure and hospitality industry, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing much stronger than expected U.S. job growth in the month of February. The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment jumped by 379,000 jobs in February after climbing by an upwardly revised 166,000 jobs in January.

germany jun07 05mar21 Germany's factory orders growth exceeded expectations in January underpinned by robust foreign demand, data from Destatis revealed on Friday. Factory orders expanded 1.4 percent month-on-month in January, reversing a revised 2.2 percent fall in the previous month. Orders were forecast to climb 0.7 percent. Domestic orders dropped 2.6 percent, while foreign demand grew 4.2 percent in January.

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