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Friday, 13 September 2019 19:46 WIB

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...

RECENT NEWS
U.S. Service-Industry Gauge Tops Forecasts on Employment Boost
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 21:22 WIB | ISM AS

U.S. service industries expanded at the best pace since February amid a rebound in employment, a signal of labor- market strength before the governments jobs report due Friday. The non-manufacturing index rose to 56.9 in May, according to an Institute for Supply Management survey Wednesday that topped almost all economist estimates in Bloombergs survey. Three of four components advanced, led by the employment gauge rising the most in two years. New orders and business activity also improved. Key Insights The fresh signs of strength follow...

Australia's retail sales drop 0.1% in April, a big miss
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 08:49 WIB | Retail Sales AUD,

Australia's consumption, as represented by retail sales, dropped in the month of April, missing estimates by a big margin, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported on Tuesday. The retail sales arrived at -0.1 percent month-on-month, compared to the forecast of +0.2 percent and down from previous month's reading of +0.3 percent. œThe trend estimate rose 0.2% in April 2019. This follows a rise of 0.2% in March 2019, and a rise of 0.2% in February 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.1% in April 2019. This follows a rise of 0.3% in March 2019, and a rise of 0.8% in...

China's Caixin manufacturing PMI steadies at 50.2 in May, Aussie hits 3-week tops
Monday, 3 June 2019 09:01 WIB |

China's May Caixin manufacturing PMI came in at 50.2 vs. 50.0 expected and 50.2 last, as operating conditions improved for the first time in four months. On Friday, the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector arrived at 49.4 in May, down from 50.1 in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported. œChinese manufacturing firms signalled a further slight improvement in overall operating conditions during May. Total new work rose at a faster pace, supported by a renewed increase in export sales, while production was broadly stable. As a result, backlogs of...

China's Factory Outlook Worsens as Trade War Heats Up Again
Friday, 31 May 2019 08:43 WIB | ekonomi China

The outlook for China's manufacturing sector deteriorated more than expected in May, as weakness in the domestic economy combined with escalation in the trade standoff with the U.S. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) dropped to 49.4, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday. That's worse than the 49.9 forecast in a Bloomberg survey of economists. The non-manufacturing gauge remained steady to 54.3. A reading below 50 signals contraction. The outlook worsened across all enterprise size categories, though by the most among small...

U.S. First-Quarter Growth Revised Down to 3.1% Pace From 3.2%
Thursday, 30 May 2019 19:45 WIB | Ekonomi AS PDB AS GDP AS

U.S. economic growth last quarter was revised down by less than expected amid stronger consumption and exports than initially reported, suggesting the expansion was on relatively firm footing before President Donald Trump's escalation of the trade war with China. Inflation-adjusted gross domestic product increased at a 3.1% annualized rate in the January-March period, compared with an initially reported 3.2% and analyst estimates for a revision to 3%, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. Consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of the economy, grew 1.3%,...

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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...