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Japan will on Monday release December data for core machine orders, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Core machine orders are predicted to have fallen 1.1 percent on month and climbed 3.4 percent on year following the flat monthly reading and the 0.8 percent increase in...

consumer-021519.jpg After reporting a notable deterioration in U.S. consumer sentiment in the previous month, the University of Michigan released preliminary data on Friday showing a bigger than expected rebound in sentiment in the month of February.

industrial-production-021519.jpg Industrial production in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in the month of January, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report released on Friday. The Fed said industrial production fell by 0.6 percent in January after inching up by a downwardly revised 0.1 percent in December.

empire-state2-011519.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday showed a notable rebound in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of February.

import-export-021519.jpg U.S. import and export prices both fell by much more than anticipated in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday.

ukretail-sep19_15feb19.jpg UK retail sales rebounded strongly at the start of the year, rising at a faster-than-expected pace, led by robust growth in clothing and footwear sales that were supported by price cuts, offering some respite amid the chaotic developments as Brexit looms. Retail sales including auto fuel rose 1 percent from December, when they decreased 0.7 percent.

Consumer prices in China were up 1.7 percent on year in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 1.9 percent, which would have been unchanged from the December reading. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent following...

bank-of-korea-040915.jpg South Korea posted a current account surplus of $4.82 billion in December, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - down from $5.22 billion in November. The goods account surplus narrowed to $6.53 billion in December, compared to the $7.92 billion surplus in December 2017. The services account deficit...

South Korea had a current account surplus of $4.82 billion in December, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - down from $5.22 billion in November. The goods account surplus narrowed to $6.53 billion in December, compared to the $7.92 billion surplus in December 2017. The services account deficit was...

The manufacturing sector in New Zealand continued to expand in January, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from BusinessNZ revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 53.1. That's down from 54.8 in December, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

China will on Friday release January numbers for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In December, consumer prices were up 1.9 percent and producer prices advanced an annual 0.9 percent. Japan will provide final December figures for industrial...

businessinventories-021419.jpg Government shutdown-delayed data released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed an unexpected dip in business inventories in the U.S. in the month of November.

producer-price-index-021419.jpg Reflecting steep drops in food and energy prices, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing producer prices in the U.S. unexpectedly edged lower in the month of January. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand slipped by 0.1 percent.

retail-sales-021419.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a significant decrease in the month of December, according to government shutdown-delayed data released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The Commerce Department said retail sales tumbled by 1.2 percent in December.

jobless-claims-021419.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in the week ended February 9th. The report said initial jobless claims rose to 239,000.

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