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Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB

U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note. The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall. Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04 percentage point to growth. Food sales dropped 0.3% in the period, while department stores also dragged on growth as June saw a record sixth month of declines. Consumers have been a bright spot for the...

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First quarter (Q1) Private Capital Expenditure arrives big miss (-1.7% vs 0.5%) , AUD lower
Thursday, 30 May 2019 08:57 WIB | Ekonomi Australia

The main focus is on Private Capital Expenditure where a small decline in expenditure for Q1 2019 was expected on the street. Analysts at ANZ Bank Australia were noting that Business conditions had not recovered since the deterioration in late 2018, while trade tension overseas sows doubt, adding: "Mining capex is nearing the end of its downturn and plans for 2019-20 are upbeat. We expect only a small improvement in non-mining capex plans from the December quarter estimate." The data arrived as follows: Private Capital Expenditure (Q1): -1.7%  vs expected 0.5% and vs prior 2.0%. Capex...

Durable-Goods Orders Slump 2.1% in April And Business Investment Almost Dries Up
Friday, 24 May 2019 20:02 WIB | Ekonomi AS U.S. Durable Goods

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...

U.K. Retail Sales Better Than Expected as Online Purchases Climb
Friday, 24 May 2019 15:59 WIB | Ekonomi inggris UK Retail Sales

U.K. consumers unexpectedly kept up spending last month as retail sales beat economists forecasts. The volume of goods sold in stores and online was unchanged following three consecutive months of gains, the Office for National Statistics said Friday. Expectations were for a 0.3% drop. Sales were boosted by warm weather and a record three-month growth rate for online purchases. Gains in non-store retailing climbed 9.4% in the quarter through April, led by clothing. Record employment and rising real incomes are helping to underpin consumer spending, the largest part of the...

German economy rebounded due to domestic demand
Thursday, 23 May 2019 14:38 WIB | Ekonomi Jerman Ekonomi Eropa

The German economy rebounded in the first quarter after narrowly avoiding recession late last year, led by a strong rise in household consumption and a booming construction sector, the Federal Statistical Office said Thursday. Germany's gross domestic product--the broadest measure of goods and services produced in an economy--expanded 0.4% in the three months through March from the previous quarter, which equals an annualized growth rate of 1.7%. The statistics body said that private consumption surged 1.2% from the fourth quarter, whereas government consumption declined 0.3% after a...

U.K. Inflation Climbs Above Target on Energy Costs, Air Fares
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 15:50 WIB | Ekonomi inggris

Energy and transport costs pushed U.K. inflation back above target last month. Consumer prices rose 2.1% from a year earlier, ending a three- month spell of inflation below the Bank of Englands 2 percent goal, Office for National Statistics figures published Wednesday show. The figure was slightly below the 2.2% forecast by economists. The pickup, from 1.9% in March, was driven by the lifting of the government cap on default energy tariffs. Electricity prices jumped 10.9% and gas increased 9.3%, dwarfing increases seen a year earlier. There was also upward pressure from higher...

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ASIA
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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
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