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US existing home sales down 2.5% in April

US existing home sales down 2.5% in April

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US housing price index up by 0.1% in March

US housing price index up by 0.1% in March

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US initial jobless claims up 11,000 to 234,000

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  • UK retail sales rise 1.6% in April
    UK retail sales rise 1.6% in April
    22h ago

    The volume of goods bought in the retail sales in the United Kingdom in April rose by 1.6% compared to the previous month, the Office for National Statistics reported on Thursday. The quantity of goods bought in the three months to April...

  • German consumer confidence slightly down for June
    German consumer confidence slightly down for June
    5/24

    Consumer confidence in Germany is forecast at 10.7 points, a drop of 0.1 point compared to the previous month, according to GfK survey released on Thursday. The report points out that indicators are still at good levels, despite the slig...

  • German GDP growth confirmed at 0.3% in Q1
    German GDP growth confirmed at 0.3% in Q1
    5/24

    Germany’s gross domestic product growth increased 0.3% in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the fourth quarter of the previous year, after adjustment for price, seasonal and calendar variations, the country's statistical of...

  • Minutes show Fed could allow inflation to top 2%
    Minutes show Fed could allow inflation to top 2%
    5/23

    An increase in interest rates is underway, according to the minutes released on Wednesday by the United States Federal Reserve. The document from the meeting that ended on May 2 revealed policymakers are ready to tighten "soon"...

  • Turkish lira bounces on central bank's rate hike
    Turkish lira bounces on central bank's rate hike
    5/23

    The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey raised on Wednesday the benchmark late liquidity window (LLW) rate by three percentage points to 16.5%, prompting an immediate rise in the value of the nation's battered currency. The dollar...

  • Trump: Date of meeting with Kim may change
    Trump: Date of meeting with Kim may change
    5/23

    United States President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Canada and Mexico have been 'difficult' to negotiate with in the initiative to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Earlier, he tweeted domestic c...

  • Fed's Mester: US labor shortage to boost wages
    Fed's Mester: US labor shortage to boost wages
    5/23

    Loretta Mester, president and chief executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, estimated policymakers in the United States are "making progress" in the crucial areas – employment and price stability. In an interv...

  • US new home sales down 1.5% in April
    US new home sales down 1.5% in April
    5/23

    Sales of new single-family houses in the United States in April fell 1.5% and amounted to a seasonally adjusted figure of 662,000 compared to the revised March number of 672,000, the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Ur...

  • Consumer morale slightly weakens in Eurozone
    Consumer morale slightly weakens in Eurozone
    5/23

    The European Commission said on Wednesday that the index of consumer confidence for the Eurozone slipped to 0.2 from 0.3 points. The preliminary reading for May comes after the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, whic...

  • US private sector growth strengthens in May
    US private sector growth strengthens in May
    5/23

    The private sector in the United States showed signs of "robust and accelerated rise" according to a report by IHS Markit published on Wednesday. The flash Composite Output Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose from 54.9 in...

  • EU recommends end to France's 'excessive deficit procedure'
    EU recommends end to France's 'excessive deficit procedure'
    5/23

    The European Commission recommended on Wednesday to end France's “excessive deficit procedure” after the country managed to bring its 2017 budget deficit to below EU's 3% benchmark for the first time in more than a de...

  • UK producer prices unchanged at 2.7% in April
    UK producer prices unchanged at 2.7% in April
    5/23

    The headline rate of inflation for goods coming out of factories in the United Kingdom stood at 2.7% in April year-over-year, unchanged compared to March, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Wednesday.

    Prices of mate...

  • UK inflation down to 2.4% in April
    UK inflation down to 2.4% in April
    5/23

    The consumer price index (CPI) rate in the United Kingdom fell to 2.4% in April compared to 2.5% recorded in the month before that, the Office for National Statistics said in a report on Wednesday. The inflation figure for April, includi...

  • Euro area economic activity slows in May
    Euro area economic activity slows in May
    5/23

    Economic activity in the euro area grew at a slower pace in May, IHS Markit said on Wednesday. The Flash PMI Composite Output index fell to 54.1 compared to the previous month when it stood at 55.1. According to the report, business acti...

  • German private sector growth slows down further in May
    German private sector growth slows down further in May
    5/23

    The growth of the private business sector in Germany decelerated further in May to reach the slowest pace of expansion in over one-and-a-half years, according to a flash estimate released by IHS Markit on Wednesday. The IHS Markit Flash ...