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Singapore's gross domestic product was down a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2022, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Thursday. That missed estimated for a flat reading following the upwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in the previous three months (originally...

Singapore will on Friday release final Q2 numbers for gross domestic product, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. GDP is called flat on quarter and up 4.8 percent on year after rising 0.7 percent on quarter and 3.7 percent on year in the previous three months. Singapore also...

wholesale inventories 081022 A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed a continued surge in U.S. wholesale inventories in the month of June. The Commerce Department said wholesale inventories shot up by 1.8 percent in June after leaping by an upwardly revised 1.9 percent in May.

cpi chart 081022 With a sharp pullback in gasoline prices offsetting higher prices for food and shelter, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. consumer prices came in flat in the month of July. The Labor Department said its consumer price index was unchanged in July after jumping by 1.3 percent in June.

thailandbank dec19 10aug22 The Bank of Thailand raised its key interest rate for the first time in over three-and-a-half years as inflation is expected to remain above the target throughout this year. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 6 to 1 to raise the policy rate by a quarter-point to 0.75 percent, the central bank said on its website.

chinaconsumerprices1 may12 10aug22 China consumer price inflation accelerated to the highest in two years in July driven by pork prices, while factory gate inflation continued to ease, official data revealed Wednesday. Consumer price inflation rose to a two-year high of 2.7 percent in July from 2.5 percent in June, the National Bureau of Statistics reported. But the rate was below economists' forecast of 2.9 percent.

preview1 sept20 10aug22 Final consumer price data from Germany is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's final consumer and harmonized index of consumer prices for July. According to flash estimate, consumer price inflation eased slightly to 7.5 percent from 7.6 percent in June.

Consumer prices in China were up 2.7 percent on year in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 2.9 percent but was up from 2.5 percent in June. On a monthly basis, inflation rose 0.5 percent - in line with expectations following...

Producer prices in Japan were up 0.4 percent on month in July, the Bank of Japan said on Wednesday. That was in line with expectations and down from the upwardly revised 0.9 percent increase in June (originally 0.7 percent). On a yearly basis, producer prices jumped 8.6 percent - exceeding expectations...

China will on Tuesday release July figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall consumer prices are expected to rise 0.5 percent on month and 2.9 percent on year following the flat monthly reading and the 2.5 percent yearly gain in...

non farm productivity2 080922 A report released by the Labor Department on Tuesday showed U.S. labor productivity continued to slump in the second quarter of 2022, while labor costs continued to soar. The Labor Department said labor productivity tumbled by 4.6 percent in the second quarter after plummeting by a revised 7.4 percent in the first quarter.

philippneflag may08 09aug22 The Philippine economy grew well short of expectations in the second quarter as high inflation weighed on household spending and weak global demand and higher imports dampened net trade. Gross domestic product grew 7.4 percent on a yearly basis in the second quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Tuesday. This was slower than the revised 8.2 percent increase in the first quarter.

The value of electronic card transactions in New Zealand was down a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in July, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday - following the downwardly revised flat reading in June (originally up 0.1 percent). Spending in the core retail industries rose 0.2 percent...

Australia will on Tuesday see August results for the consumer confidence index from Westpac Bank, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In July, the index slipped 3.0 percent on month to a score of 83.8. New Zealand will provide July numbers for electronic retail card spending;...

eurozone july31 08aug22 Eurozone investor confidence improved in August but less than expected suggesting that the economy is undergoing a downturn, results of a closely-watched survey showed Monday. The investor confidence index rose to -25.2 in August from -26.4 in July. Nonetheless, the reading was below economists' forecast of -24.7.

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