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The total value of credit card spending in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent on month in June (1.1 percent unadjusted), Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That was well shy of expectations for a gain of 13.8 percent following the 16.3 percent jump in June. On a yearly basis,...

chinaconsumerprices2 may12 10aug20 China's consumer price inflation accelerated in July on higher food costs as regional flooding disrupted transportation, and the decline in factory gate prices slowed further reflecting the recovery in economic activity, official data showed Monday. Inflation rose to 2.7 percent in July from 2.5 percent in June, the National Bureau of Statistics reported. The rate was marginally above economists'

preview oct22 10aug20 Investor confidence data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Finland publishes industrial production figures for June. Production had declined 3.8 percent annually in May.

Consumer prices in China were up 2.7 percent on year in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 2.6 percent and was up from the 2.5 percent gain in June. On a monthly basis, inflation rose 0.6 percent - again topping forecasts for a...

China will on Monday release July figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity, Consumer prices are predicted to add 0.4 percent on month and 2.6 percent on year after easing 0.1 percent on month and rising 2.5 percent on year in June. Producer...

unemploymentrate2 080720 Employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of July, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday.

germany jun07 07aug20 Germany's industrial production and exports growth improved in June as the relaxation of the coronavirus containment measures both within the economy and abroad boosted demand at the start of the third quarter. Industrial production advanced 8.9 percent month-on-month in June, faster than the 7.4 percent increase seen in May, data from Destatis revealed on Friday.

rba aug7 07aug20 Australia's economy is set to log a slow recovery given the ongoing spread of the coronavirus and the response to contain it, the Reserve Bank of Australia said in its Statement on Monetary Policy, released Friday. According to baseline scenario of RBA, GDP is expected to contract by around 6 percent over the year to December 2020, but then grow by around 5 per cent over 2021.

chinatrade july12 07aug20 China's exports grew notably in July as most of the economies relaxed lockdown measures introduced to curb the coronavirus spread, data from the General Administration of Customs revealed Friday. Driven by demand for medical supplies, electronics and automobiles, exports grew 7.2 percent on a yearly basis in July, confounding expectations for a drop of 0.2 percent.

preview oct17 07aug20 Industrial production and foreign trade figures are due from Germany are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germany's industrial production and external trade data. Production is forecast to grow 8.1 percent on month in June, following a 7.8 percent rise in May.

The services sector in Australia continued to contract in July, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group revealed on Friday with a Performance of Service Index score of 44.0. That's up sharply from 31.5 in June, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line...

The average of household spending in Japan was down 1.2 percent on year in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - coming in at 273,699 yen. That beat forecasts for a decline of 7.5 percent following the 16.2 percent tumble in May. The average of monthly income...

China will on Friday release July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Imports are expected to rise 1.0 percent on year after gaining 2.7 percent in June. Exports are called lower by an annual 0.2 percent after rising 0.5 percent...

jobless claims 080620 Following two straight weekly increases in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing initial jobless claims pulled back by much more than expected in the week ended August 1st. The report said initial jobless claims tumbled to 1.186 million, a decrease of 249,000 from the previous week's revised level of 1.435 million.

multibrandwarehouse jun06 06aug20 Germany's factory orders grew more than expected in June on strong domestic demand as consumption benefited from the easing of lockdown measures, data from Destatis showed Thursday. Orders advanced 27.9 percent on a monthly basis in June, faster than the 10.4 percent increase seen in May and much bigger than economists' forecast of 10.1 percent rise.

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