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  • U.S. new home sales drop to lowest level in 8 months

    U.S. new home sales 14.5% in March to 384,000 annualized pace, the lowest in eight months, compared with 440,000 annualized pace in February. Analysts had expected a rise of 2.3% to 450,000.

    23/04/2014 02:10:06 PM

  • Canada’s retail sales came in line with forecasts

    In February Canada’s retail sales came in line with the market forecasts at 0.5%; below the prior revised reading of 0.9% from 1.3% while that the retail sales excluding autos for the sam...

    23/04/2014 12:37:18 PM

  • Eurozone preliminary manufacturing PMI rises to 53.3 in April

    Markit Economics said Wednesday that euro-area preliminary Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) composite rose to 54.0 in April, compared with March`s 63.1 and analysts` median forecast of 53.0. ...

    23/04/2014 08:11:33 AM

  • French PMI manufacturing,services lose momentum in April

    Markit Economics said Wednesday that Frances`s manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) was unexpectedly revised lower to 50.9 in April from 51.9 expected by analysts, and also sharply l...

    23/04/2014 07:09:57 AM

  • HSBC China Manufacturing PMI

    HSBC China released its Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index reading concerning the month of April, where the index came at 48.3 to meet analysts’ estimates, while the previous ...

    23/04/2014 01:54:16 AM

  • Australia’s Consumer Prices slowed in Q1

    Australia’s consumer prices slowed during the first quarter of the year, where the index came below estimates adding to sings that Australia’s inflationary pressure eases. Au...

    23/04/2014 01:50:10 AM

  • March sales of U.S. existing homes decline to the lowest rate since July 2012

    U.S. existing home sales fell 0.2% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.59 million, the slowest rate since July 2012, according to a report on Tuesday by the National Associatio...

    22/04/2014 02:11:06 PM

  • Japan may cut corporate tax to boost competitiveness,

    Japanese economy may cut its corporate tax rate by 2 to 3 percentage points by the next fiscal year, gradually lowering the levy toward 25% to boost the nation’s trade competitiveness sup...

    22/04/2014 02:52:22 AM

  • Japan’s Aso seeks stronger alliance with the U.S.

    Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso noted today that he expects Japan and the United States will strengthen their alliance through this week’s summit. Moreover, Aso said `I expect t...

    22/04/2014 02:40:29 AM

  • Japan extends its army footprint for first time in 40 years

    Japan began its first military expansion for the first time in 40 years at the western of its island chain, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. Moreover, ...

    21/04/2014 01:11:12 AM

  • Merchandise trade balance in Japan

    Merchandise trade balance total in Japan fell to -1446.3 billion yen below estimated -1080.9 billion yen, where the previous revised reading was -802.5 billion from -800.3. Moreover, the...

    21/04/2014 12:00:48 AM

  • 16% of Chinese soil is polluted

    A government investigation showed that about 16% of the Chinese soil contains higher than permitted pollution, according to the Environment Ministry. China appears to be despera...

    18/04/2014 02:37:41 AM

  • China orders 50 plluters to shut down

    The Chinese capital ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an attempt to cut pollution. However, shutting down plants is raising objections especially from workers who benefit...

    18/04/2014 02:29:29 AM

  • House Price Index in China

    China’s House Price Index fell to 7.7% in March, from 8.7% in previous reading.

    18/04/2014 01:35:10 AM

  • Tertiary index in Japan

    Tertiary industry index fell to -1.0% in February, from 0.9% a month earlier, while analysts’ estimates were 0.1%.

    18/04/2014 12:05:02 AM

  • Philly Fed Survey shows manufacturing activity continued to grow in April

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s general economic activity index rose to 16.6 in April, the highest reading since last September from 9.0 in March. Readings greater than ...

    17/04/2014 03:46:50 PM

  • Canada inflation jumps to 1.5% on energy costs

    Canada’s inflation rate rebounded last month as increasing energy prices caused the fastest rise in shelter costs in over three years. The consumer price index jumped to 1.5% after...

    17/04/2014 12:51:23 PM

  • U.S. Jobless claims remained around the lowest level since 2007 last week

    Fewer than estimated Americans filed for jobless insurance benefits last week, near its lowest levels since 2007, showing the underlying momentum in the job sector. Initial jobless claim...

    17/04/2014 12:45:22 PM

  • Consumer confidence in Japan

    The consumer confidence index in Japan came in at 37.5 in March compared with 38.3 in February which revised to 38.5 while expectations refer to 37.7.

    17/04/2014 05:18:59 AM

  • A decline in China`s rate swaps

    China`s interest rate swaps declined the most in four weeks after the government announced it will lower reserve requirement ratios at some rural banks. The cost of one year rate swap slid 16 b...

    17/04/2014 02:33:04 AM

  • Economists: China`s property control may collapse

    Economists expect the Chinese government`s four year old campaign of real estate controls will collapse, after the drop in property sales and weaker construction. New building c...

    17/04/2014 02:24:02 AM

  • Foreign Direct Investment in China

    China’s Foreign Direct Investment in China recorded 5.5% in February, from 10.4% a year earlier.

    17/04/2014 02:05:42 AM

  • Australia’s Business Confidence

    National Australian Bank released its Business Confidence index reading concerning the first quarter of the year, where the index fall to 6, from a previous reading of 8.

    17/04/2014 01:47:11 AM

  • Consumer Confidence in New Zealand

    Australian and New Zealand’s Bank released its Consumer Confidence index reading for April, where the reading inclined to 1.1%, from a previous -0.8% a month earlier.

    17/04/2014 01:04:57 AM

  • South Korea’s PPI

    Producer Price Index in South Korea came in at -0.5%. In March, from -0.8% a year earlier.

    16/04/2014 11:26:32 PM

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