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Friday, 24 May 2019 20:02 WIB

Orders for durable or long-lasting goods fell sharply in April, mostly because of falling demand for Boeing jets and new cars and trucks. Business investment also continued to weaken, reflecting worries about the China trade fight and a slower U.S. economy. Orders for durable goods ” products meant to last at least three years ” dropped 2.1% in April, the government said Friday. The increase in orders in March was also marked down. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 2.4% decline in new orders. If cars and planes are stripped out, orders were flat. Transportation often...

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China April Services Sector Expands Further on Strong Export Sales: Caixin PMI
Monday, 6 May 2019 09:16 WIB | ekonomi China

Activity in China's services sector further improved in April, with export sales rising at a record pace, a private business survey showed on Monday, although the longer-term outlook for new orders stayed subdued due to global economic uncertainties. The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers' index (PMI) climbed to 54.5, the highest since January 2018 and slightly up from 54.4 in March. The 50-mark separates growth from contraction. Export orders increased the most since the survey began measuring this in September 2014. While the growth contrasts with a slight slowdown suggested by...

US: ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI edges down to 55.5 vs 57 expected
Friday, 3 May 2019 21:25 WIB | Ekonomi AS

The Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing PMI fell to 55.5 in April from 56.1 in March and fell short of the market expectation of 57. With the initial market reaction, the US Dollar Index turned south and erased a large part of yesterday's gains. As of writing, the index was down 0.17% on the day at 97.67. Commenting on the data, "The non-manufacturing sector has experienced an uptick in business activity, but in general, there has been a leveling off. Respondents are still mostly optimistic about overall business conditions, but concerns remain about employment resources....

U.S. creates 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to 3.6%
Friday, 3 May 2019 19:43 WIB | Amerika Ekonomi AS Data Pekerjaan Payroll AS

The economy generated a stronger than expected 263,000 new jobs in April, helping to drive down the unemployment rate to a 49-year low of 3.6%. The increase in new jobs easily topped the 217,000 MarketWatch forecast. The jobless rate slid from 3.8% in March to hit the lowest level since December 1969. The average wage paid to American workers rose 6 cents, or 0.2%, to $27.77 an hour. The 12-month rate of hourly wage gains was unchanged at 3.2%. Hours worked each week fell 0.1 hour in April to 34.4. The government revised the increase in new jobs in March to 189,000 from a preliminary...

Building Approvals Fell by 15.5% in March
Friday, 3 May 2019 09:50 WIB | AUD,

Approvals for the construction of new homes hit a wall in March as units and townhouses drove a seasonally adjusted 15.5 per cent decline in overall activity. Approvals for private sector houses fell 3.2 per cent, while the "other dwellings" category, which includes apartment blocks and townhouses, plunged 30.6 per cent. Building and construction economist for BIS Oxford Economics Tim Hibbert said the trend would likely continue throughout 2019. "Negative leads (are) still coming through from property prices, turnover rates, housing finance and land sales," Mr Hibbert said. Friday's...

US: ISM Manufacturing PMI drops to 52.8 in April vs 55 expected
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 21:22 WIB | Ekonomi AS PMI AS

The Institue for Supply Management in its latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business said that the economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded at a slower pace than expected in April with the headline PMI slumping to 52.8 from 55.3 in March and falling short of the market expectation of 55. Assessing the data, "Comments from the panel reflect continued expanding business strength, but at the softest levels since the fourth quarter of 2016," said Timothy R. Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. "Demand expansion...

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