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newzealandcpi 071510 The value of retail electronic card spending in New Zealand advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent on month in March, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That followed the 2.5 percent drop in February. Spending in the core retail industries rose 0.7 percent on month. "Despite spending...

The value of retail electronic card spending in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent on month in March, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That followed the 2.5 percent drop in February. Spending in the core retail industries rose 0.7 percent on month. On a yearly basis,...

China will on Tuesday release March figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Imports are tipped to jump 21.6 percent on year after climbing 22.2 percent in February. Exports are called higher by an annual 32.7 percent after skyrocketing...

Producer prices in Japan were up 1.0 percent on year in March, the Bank of Japan said on Monday - exceeding expectations for 0.5 percent following the upwardly revised 0.6 percent contraction in February (originally -0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices jumped 0.8 percent - again exceeding...

Overall bank lending in Japan was up 6.3 percent on year in March, the Bank of Japan said on Monday - coming in at 579.994 trillion yen. That's up from 6.2 percent in February. Excluding trusts, lending was up 5.9 percent to 503.872 trillion yen after gaining 5.8 percent in the previous month. Lending...

China will on Monday see March figures for new yuan loans, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Loans are forecast at CNY2.50 trillion, up from CNY1.360 trillion in February. Japan will release March numbers for bank lending and producer prices. In February, bank lending was...

wholesale inventories 040921 Wholesale inventories in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of February, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Friday. The report said wholesale inventories climbed by 0.6 percent in February after spiking by an upwardly revised 1.4 percent in January.

usppi2 040921 Producer prices in the U.S. jumped by much more than expected in the month of March, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand surged up by 1.0 percent in March after climbing by 0.5 percent in February. Economists had expected another 0.5 percent increase.

germany jun07 09apr21 Germany's industrial production decreased unexpectedly in February mainly due to the weak capital goods output, figures from Destatis revealed on Friday. Separate data showed that exports continued to rise in February but the pace of growth slowed amid a rebound in imports resulting in a fall in trade surplus. Industrial output dropped 1.6 percent month-on-month in February.

chinaconsumerprices1 may12 09apr21 China's consumer price inflation turned positive in March largely due to a rise in fuel prices and factory gate inflation rose the most in more than two years driven by higher global commodity prices. Consumer prices rose to 0.4 percent year-on-year in March, reversing a 0.2 percent drop in February, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.

preview aug27 09apr21 Industrial production and foreign trade from Germany and house prices from the UK are due on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to publish Germany's industrial output and foreign trade figures. Economists forecast industrial output to grow 1.5 percent month-on-month, reversing a 2.5 percent fall in January.

The total number of building permits issued in Australia came in at a seasonally adjusted 21.6 percent on month in February - standing at 19,422. That was in line with expectations following the 19.4 percent slump in January. Private sector houses rose 15.1 percent, while private sector dwellings...

Consumer prices in China were up 0.4 percent on year in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.3 percent following the 0.2 percent contraction in the previous month. On a monthly basis, inflation sank 0.5 percent - shy of forecasts...

The services sector in Australia continued to expand in March, and at a faster rate, the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group showed on Friday with a seasonally adjusted Performance of Services Index score of 58.7. That's up from 55.8 in February and it moves further above the boom-or-but...

China is on Friday scheduled to release March figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall inflation is expected to sink 0.4 percent on month and rise 0.3 percent on year after gaining 0.6 percent on month and falling 0.2 percent on...

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