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Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:52 WIB

Australia's unemployment rate rose in August reflecting a slowdown in the economy, and adding to a fast-growing case for interest rates to be cut further in coming months. Unemployment rose to a seasonally adjusted 5.3% in August from 5.2% in July, as employment growth of 34,700 over the month was outpaced by a jump in the number of people seeking work. Economists had expected an unemployment rate of 5.2% in August, with 20,000 jobs added to the economy. Rising unemployment will alarm the RBA which cut interest rates in June and July saying it needed to see faster GDP growth and a fall in...

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U.K. CPI slows more than forecast to 1.7% growth rate
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 15:50 WIB |

U.K. consumer prices slowed to 1.7% year-over-year growth in August from 2.1% in July, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Economists polled by FactSet expected a 1.9% rise. Core CPI slowed to 1.5% from 1.9%. The ONS said the decline came from principally games, toys and hobbies, and cultural services, clothing and sea fares. The pound was trading at $1.2452, down from $1.2501 on Tuesday. Source: marketwatch        

US: Retail sales rose 0.4% in August vs. 0.2% expected
Friday, 13 September 2019 19:46 WIB | Ekonomi AS

The data published by the US Census Bureau today revealed that retail and food services sail in August rose 0.4% on a monthly basis to $526.1 billion and beat the market expectation for an increase of 0.2%. On a yearly basis, retail sales grew by 4.1%. Total sales for the June 2019 through August 2019 period were up 3.7% from the same period a year ago. The June 2019 to July 2019 percent change was revised from up 0.7% to up 0.8%, the publication further revealed. The initial market reaction helped the USD recover a small portion of its recent losses and the US Dollar Index was last down...

U.S. Core Inflation Picks Up More Than Forecast to One-Year High
Thursday, 12 September 2019 19:47 WIB | Ekonomi AS CPI Amerika

A measure of underlying U.S. inflation accelerated by more than forecast to a one-year high in August, signaling inflation was already firming ahead of fresh tariffs on Chinese goods this month that may push prices higher for Americans. The core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, rose 0.3% from the prior month and was up 2.4% from a year earlier, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. That exceeded the median estimates in a Bloomberg survey, while the broader CPI climbed 0.1% on the month and a below-forecast 1.7% annually. The core reading...

U.K. Recession Threat Recedes as Economy Posts Solid July Growth
Monday, 9 September 2019 15:57 WIB | Ekonomi inggris

The U.K. economy grew at its fastest pace in six months in July, an unexpectedly strong performance that will allay fears Britain was facing a possible pre-Brexit recession. Gross domestic product rose 0.3% from June, the Office for National Statistics said Monday. Economists had predicted growth of just 0.1%. It left output unchanged over the latest three months. The economy recorded growth across the board in July, with the dominant services expanding 0.3% -- its best month this year. All else being equal, GDP will grow 0.4% in the third quarter even if output remains...

U.S. Payrolls Rise 130,000, Boosted by 25,000 for Census Count
Friday, 6 September 2019 19:59 WIB | Ekonomi AS Non-Farm Employment U.S.Unemployment

U.S. companies' hiring stumbled in August, likely cementing expectations for a second straight Federal Reserve interest-rate cut as trade uncertainty and softer global growth weigh on the outlook. Private payrolls rose 96,000, a three-month low, after a downwardly revised 131,000 advance the prior month, according to a Labor Department reportFriday that trailed the median estimate of economists for a 150,000 gain. Total nonfarm payrolls climbed a below-forecast 130,000, which was boosted by 25,000 temporary government workers to prepare for the 2020 Census count. The...

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ASIA
Kenaikan Upah Jepang Berakselerasi pada November Meski Prospek yang Suram
Wednesday, 9 January 2019 07:18 WIB

Upah Jepang naik lebih dari yang diperkirakan pada bulan November, menawarkan harapan pengeluaran konsumen yang lebih kuat dapat memicu inflasi jika kenaikan berkelanjutan. Secara keseluruhan,...

UNITED STATES
U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows as Exports, Imports Both Plummet
Thursday, 6 June 2019 19:54 WIB

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in April as both exports and imports tumbled, highlighting the impact of President Donald Trump™s tariffs even before negotiations with China unraveled and he...

EUROPE
German Services Hold Up Output as Manufacturers Struggle
Friday, 21 June 2019 14:53 WIB

Output from Germany's private sector remained unchanged in June, as a decline in manufacturing was offset by continued growth in services. A flash reading of the country's composite Purchasing...

GLOBAL ECONOMY
Trump Mengatakan China Akan `Mengurangi dan Mengeluarkan' Tarif Impor Kendaraan
Monday, 3 December 2018 12:08 WIB

Presiden AS Donald Trump mengatakan China telah setuju untuk "mengurangi dan menghapus" tarif terhadap mobil-mobil Amerika dari 40 persen saat ini. Dia tidak memberikan rincian lain dalam tweet-nya...