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indiagdp-052917_28feb20.jpg India's economy grew at the slowest pace in more than six years during the three months to December and the outlook does not look promising in the near term amid the coronavirus spreading across the world. Gross domestic product grew 4.7 percent in the October to December quarter, official data showed...

consumer-sentiment-022820.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. improved by slightly more than initially estimated in the month of February, revised data from the University of Michigan revealed on Friday. The consumer sentiment index for February was upwardly revised to 101.0 from the preliminary reading of 100.9. Economists had expected the index to be unrevised.

chicago-business-barometer-022820.jpg Chicago-area business activity saw only a slight contraction in the month of February, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Friday. MNI Indicators said its Chicago business barometer jumped to 49.0 in February from 42.9 in January, although a reading below 50 still indicates a contraction in regional business activity.

personal-income-022820.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing U.S. personal income increased by much more than expected in the month of January, the report also showed a smaller than expected uptick in personal spending.

germanyunemployment-jan21_28feb20.jpg German unemployment declined unexpectedly in February, the Federal Employment Agency revealed Friday. The number of people out of work decreased 10,000 in February, confounding expectations for an increase of 5,000.

franceflag-jan30_28feb20.jpg France's economic growth for 2019 was upwardly revised on robust consumption and investment, detailed results from the statistical office Insee showed on Friday. Another report showed a slowdown in consumer price inflation in February driven by energy and food prices. Gross domestic product grew 1.3 percent in 2019 instead of 1.2 percent estimated initially.

ukhouseprices-nov29_28feb20.jpg UK house price inflation was the highest in 18 months in February, survey data from the Nationwide Building Society showed on Friday. The house price index rose 2.3 percent year-on-year after a 1.9 percent increase in January. The figure was in line with economists' expectations. The latest house...

preview-oct22_27feb20.jpg Unemployment and flash consumer price reports are due from Germany on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis releases Germany's unemployment and import price figures. Economists forecast import prices to fall 0.3 percent on year in January, following a 0.7 percent fall in December.

Private sector credit in Australia was up 0.3 percent on month in January, the Reserve Bank of Australia said on Friday - exceeding forecasts for 0.2 percent, which would have been unchanged from the previous month. On a yearly basis, private sector credit was up 2.5 percent - again topping expectations...

japan-machinery-orders-04072011-1.jpg Industrial production in Japan climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said in Friday's preliminary reading. That beat forecasts for an increase of 0.2 percent following the 1.2 percent gain in December. On an annual basis, industrial...

foreximg-300413.jpg Industrial production in South Korea dropped a seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent on month in January, Statistics Korea said on Friday - following the 3.7 percent jump in December. On a yearly basis, industrial production dropped 2.4 percent following the 6.2 percent spike in the previous month. The...

Industrial output in Japan was up a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said in Friday's preliminary reading. That beat forecasts for an increase of 0.2 percent following the 1.2 percent gain in December. On an annual basis, industrial...

The total value of retail sales in Japan was up a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent on month in January, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That exceeded expectations for a decline of 0.1 percent following the 0.2 percent gain in December. On a yearly basis, retail sales...

Industrial output in South Korea was down a seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent on month in January, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That followed the 3.7 percent jump in December. On a yearly basis, industrial production dropped 2.4 percent following the 6.2 percent spike in the previous month. The...

Overall consumer prices in the Tokyo region were up just 0.4 percent on year in February, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for a gain of 0.5 percent and down from 0.6 percent in January. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food prices,...

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