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Thursday, 22 August 2019 14:47 WIB

Shrinking order books and expectations for a decline in output signal companies in Europe™s largest economy are bracing for a possible recession. German manufacturing shrank for an eighth month in August, barely offset by still-solid services, according to IHS Markit. Overall business confidence declined and orders fell for the third time in four months. A Purchasing Managers™ Index stood at 51.4, close to its lowest level in six years. GDP declined in the April-June period, and persistent signs of weakness in Europe™s powerhouse -- driven in particular by...

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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...

U.S. Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall Amid Weak Auto Purchases
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 19:53 WIB | Retail Sales Ekonomi AS

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly declined in April for the second time in three months, weighed down by soft sales of autos and building materials and suggesting consumer spending will remain subdued this quarter. The value of overall sales declined 0.2% after a 1.7% increase the prior month that was the strongest gain since 2017, according to Commerce Department figures released Wednesday. That compared with the median forecast in Bloombergs survey calling for a 0.2% rise. Sales in the ``control group'' subset, which some analysts view as a cleaner gauge of underlying...

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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...