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Friday, 15 February 2019 16:46 WIB

U.K. retail sales rose at their fastest pace in six months in January as consumers flocked to snap up cut-price clothing. Excluding auto fuel, the volume of goods sold in stores and online rose 1.2 percent from December, when they fell 1 percent in a Black Friday hangover, the Office for National Statistics said Friday. Total sales grew 1 percent. The figures were boosted by clothing sales, which grew 2.1 percent, the most since May, in a month of heavy discounting, as well as food. But there were also signs of pressure on the high street as sales at department stores eased and household...

China's Jan PPI up 0.1 pct y/y, CPI up 1.7 pct y/y
Friday, 15 February 2019 09:14 WIB | PPI CPI China

China's producer price index (PPI) rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in January, the weakest pace since September 2016 and slowing from the previous month's 0.9 percent increase, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected producer inflation would cool to 0.2 percent. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.7 percent in January from a year earlier, slower than the 1.9 percent increase in December and below market expectations for a 1.9 percent rise. Source: Reuters

Retail sales sink 1.2% in December in the worst plunge in nine years
Thursday, 14 February 2019 21:02 WIB | Ekonomi AS

Sales at U.S. retailers fizzled in December and posted the biggest decline in nine years, according to a long-delayed government report. Retail sales sank 1.2% in December, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. Its the largest drop since September 2009, a few months after the end of the Great Recession. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected sales to be flat. Sales fell in every retail category except auto dealers and home centers. Auto sales rose 1% and home-center sales edged up 0.3%. Sales fell 5.1% at gas stations, but that was not unexpected. Gasoline prices have been falling...

U.S. producer price index falls 0.1% in January
Thursday, 14 February 2019 20:47 WIB | Ekonomi AS Harga produsen,

The producer price index fell 0.1% in January largely because of lower energy prices, the latest evidence of waning inflation. Economists polled by MarketWatch had predicted a 0.1% gain. The increase in wholesale inflation over the past year slowed to 2% from 2.5%. Wholesale prices rose in January for services and warehousing, but another decline in gasoline mostly offset those increases. Gas prices slumped 7.3%. Wholefood costs fell 1.7%. Excluding food and energy, the so-called core PPI rate rose 0.2% last month. The yearly rate of increase in core prices tapered to 2.5% from...

China exports shoot up, beating expectations
Thursday, 14 February 2019 10:48 WIB | Ekspor China

China's exports unexpectedly accelerated last month in a possible sign of solid external demand for Chinese goods, official data released on Thursday showed. The country's exports surged 9.1% from a year earlier in January, reversing a 4.4% decline in December, according to data from the General Administration of Customs. Economists polled earlier by The Wall Street Journal expected the value of overseas shipments to slip 4.1%. Imports dropped 1.5% in January, following a 7.6% decrease in December, according to customs data. Economists polled in the survey expected an 11% decrease in...

Japan's Economy Rebounds Moderately From Natural Disasters
Thursday, 14 February 2019 07:15 WIB | Jepang Ekonomi Jepang

Japan's economy rebounded modestly in the final three months of 2018 as domestic demand fueled growth following natural disasters in the previous quarter. Gross domestic product expanded an annualized 1.4 percent in the three months through December, following the biggest contraction since 2014 in the disaster-hit third quarter, according to a Cabinet Office report Thursday. The result matched economists' estimates. A rebound in Japan's economy offers policy makers some respite amid fears about global growth as China's economy slows and the trade war between Washington and Beijing...

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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,...

Pasar Saham Asia ditutup untuk liburan
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Pasar finansial di Indonesia, Jepang, Filipina dan Korea Selatan ditutup pada Senin ini dikarenakan untuk hari libur Nasional. AFP

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 17:09 WIB

Warga Inggris menikmati pertumbuhan upah terkuat sejak krisis keuangan satu dekade lalu seiring pasar tenaga kerja semakin ketat. Pendapatan rata-rata tidak termasuk bonus terus meningkat 3,3...

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...