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UK Employment Falls Slightly In October

UK Employment Falls Slightly In October

🕔December 14, 2016

The jobs market stagnated in the three months to October, according to the latest jobs report from the Office for National Statistics, suggesting employers are finally slowing their hiring in the wake of June’s Brexit vote.

The number of people in work fell by 6,000 in October to 31.76 million people, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday.…

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Eurozone Industrial Production Fails In October

Eurozone Industrial Production Fails In October

🕔December 14, 2016

Eurozone industrial output dipped in October for the second consecutive month against expectations of a slight rise as production of intermediate and non-durable consumer goods dropped in a sign of muted growth in the fourth quarter according to data from Eurostat showed Wednesday.…

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US Trade Deficit Expands In October

US Trade Deficit Expands In October

🕔December 6, 2016

The US goods and services trade deficit for October widened to $42.6bn from a revised $36.2bn for September, which was originally reported as a $36.4bn shortfall. The deficit was the largest for four months and higher than the consensus forecast of $41.7bn.…

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Eurozone October Retail Sales Rise In October

Eurozone October Retail Sales Rise In October

🕔December 5, 2016

Retail sales in the 19 countries sharing the euro grew by 1.1 percent in October from September, breaking two months of declines, and by 2.4 percent from a year earlier, the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said on Monday.

There was a 0.2% increase in food sales for the month, while fuel sales decline, but the most notable feature was a strong increase in non-food sales of 2.3% on the month following a 1.2% decline previously.…

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Eurozone Unemployment Rate Decreases In October

Eurozone Unemployment Rate Decreases In October

🕔December 1, 2016

Eurozone unemployment rate declined to the lowest in more than eighty- seven months in October, reflecting strong momentum in the labor market despite weak economic growth.

The Eurozone unemployment rate declined to 9.8% for October from a revised 9.9% for September, which was originally reported as 10.0% and was also lower than the consensus forecast of 10.0% for the month.…

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Japan’s industrial production rises a little in October

Japan’s industrial production rises a little in October

🕔November 30, 2016

Japan’s industrial output rose slightly by 0.1 percent in October from the previous month, signaling a moderate growth, official data showed Wednesday. The Japan’s industrial production was slightly stronger than economists forecast in October, as exports compensated for continued weak domestic spending.…

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Service Sector To Boost Canada Economy Says BoC Governor Stephen Poloz

Service Sector To Boost Canada Economy Says BoC Governor Stephen Poloz

🕔November 29, 2016

The rise of the service sector in the Canadian economy is a natural process that is leading to high-quality jobs and supporting the return of sustained economic growth, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today.

In a speech to the C.D.…

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U.S New-Home Sales Fall In October

U.S New-Home Sales Fall In October

🕔November 24, 2016

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported on Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in October slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 563,000, a decrease of 1.9% below the revised September rate of 574,000 and an increase of 17.8% compared with the October 2015 rate of 478,000.…

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Canada CPI Ascend 0.2% in October

Canada CPI Ascend 0.2% in October

🕔November 18, 2016

According to the report from Statistics Canada, consumer price index (CPI) for October gained 0.2% from the previous month, in line with estimates and slightly higher than September’s 0.1% increase.

Canadian inflation increased as expected in October, though the annual increase in the core reading slipped unexpectedly, according to official data released on Friday.…

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U.S. Jobless Claim Drops to Lowest Level

U.S. Jobless Claim Drops to Lowest Level

🕔November 17, 2016

U.S unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended November 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with claims falling to their lowest level in over forty years.
The report said initial jobless claims fell to 235,000, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 254,000.…

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