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uk aug15 18jun21 UK retail sales dropped in May as the reopening of all retail sectors and the easing of hospitality restrictions reduced food store sales, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed on Friday. Retail sales dropped 1.4 percent month-on-month in May, reversing a 9.2 percent rise in April and confounding expectations for an increase of 1.6 percent.

stockmarkets aug20 18jun21 European stocks were broadly lower on Friday, with a hawkish policy outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve and signs of credit tightening in China weighing on markets. The pan European Stoxx 600 slipped 0.1 percent to 458.84 after closing 0.1 percent lower on Thursday. The German DAX eased 0.2...

smithsmedical jun18 Medical devices supplier Smiths Medical, affiliated to Smiths Group plc, is recalling certain Jelco Hypodermic Needle-Pro Fixed Needle insulin syringes with skewed graduation markings, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall was initiated after the company became aware of specific models and lots of Jelco insulin syringes that may exhibit skewed odd number line graduation markings.

preview oct25 18jun21 Retail sales from the UK and current account from the euro area are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK retail sales data for May. Sales are forecast to grow 1.6 percent on month, slower than the 9.2 percent increase seen in April.

stockmarkets aug20 18jun21 European stocks are seen opening little changed on Friday, with declining oil prices and an overnight retreat in U.S. Treasury yields likely to offer some support. Asian markets were seeing a mixed trend as the Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-easy monetary policy as widely expected. Japan's...

kroger2 17jun21 Kroger Co. (KR) reported a profit for the first-quarter dropped 88.5 percent from last year. Quarterly sales declined 0.6 percent from previous year. Quarterly adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations. The company raised its full year guidance.

asianmarket 021219 17jun21 European stocks fell from record highs on Thursday, as investors react to the Fed's hawkish statement and the latest Eurozone inflation figures for May. Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday projected hikes in interest rates by 2023, a year earlier than expected amid the vaccine rollout. Eurostat's...

stockmarkets jan18 17jun21 European stocks may follow global peers lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took the first tentative steps to eventual normalization of its ultra-accommodative monetary policy. After keeping interest rates steady, the Fed indicated it expects to start raising interest rates in 2023, earlier...

us premarket 010219 16jun21 European stocks struggled for direction on Wednesday after Chinese factory output, investment growth and retail sales figures all missed expectations, due to disruptions caused by COVID-19 outbreaks in the country's southern export powerhouse of Guangdong. Meanwhile, data from the Office for National...

ukretail sep19 16jun21 UK consumer price inflation exceeded the central bank's 2 percent target for the first time in nearly two years in May, data released by the Office for National Statistics revealed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation accelerated to 2.1 percent in May from 1.5 percent in April. This was above economists' forecast of 1.8 percent and exceeded the Bank of England's target.

stockmarkets jan11 16jun21 European stocks may open on a flat note Wednesday as investors await key central bank decisions due this week for directional cues. Trading activity may remain subdued in the lead up to the release of the Fed's monetary policy announcement later in the day as well as the central bank's latest economic...

preview oct03 16jun21 Consumer and producer prices from the UK are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK consumer and producer prices for May. Consumer price inflation is forecast to rise to 1.8 percent from 1.5 percent in April.

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