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22929Japan Trade Surplus Narrows 17% YoY in July8/17/2017 1:15:39 AM"Japan's trade surplus fell 17.0 percent to JPY 418.77 billion in July of 2017 from JPY 504.53 billion in the same month a year earlier but above market consensus of a surplus of JPY 392.0 billion. Exports rose 13.4 percent from a year earlier to JPY 6,494.89 billion while imports increased by 16.3 percent to JPY 6,076.19 billion."JapanBalance Of TradeJNTBAL/japan/balance-of-trade
22928Fed Policymakers Divided Over Stimulus Unwind8/16/2017 6:24:19 PM"Several Fed policymakers were prepared to announce a start date for the shrinking of the US central bank’s balance sheet at the latest rate-setting meeting, but most preferred to wait for additional information on the economic outlook and developments potentially affecting financial markets, minutes from last FOMC meeting showed."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/united-states/interest-rate
22927US Housing Starts Unexpectedly Fall in July8/16/2017 12:41:46 PM"Housing starts in the United States slumped 4.8 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1155 thousand in July of 2017, following a downwardly revised 1213 thousand in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent rise. Starts declined in the Northeast, Midwest and the West."United StatesHousing StartsUNITEDSTAHOUSTA/united-states/housing-starts
22926Eurozone Q2 GDP Growth Confirmed at 0.6%8/16/2017 9:14:10 AM"The Eurozone economy advanced 0.6 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2017, in line with the preliminary estimate and following a 0.5 percent growth in the previous period. Among Eurozone's largest economies, GDP growth picked up in Spain; was unchanged in France and Italy; and slowed in Germany."Euro AreaGdp Growth RateEUGNEMUQ/euro-area/gdp-growth
22925Netherlands GDP Growth at Near 10-Year High in Q28/16/2017 8:55:48 AM"The Dutch economy advanced 1.5 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, following an upwardly revised 0.6 percent rise in the previous period and beating market expectations of 0.6 percent. It is the strongest growth rate since the last three months of 2007, mainly boosted by higher household spending and exports, preliminary estimates showed."NetherlandsGdp Growth RateNEGDPEQ/netherlands/gdp-growth
22924UK Unemployment Rate Falls to New 42-Year Low8/16/2017 8:48:52 AM"UK unemployment rate dropped to a fresh 42-year low of 4.4 percent in the three months to June of 2017, beating market expectations of 4.5 percent. The employment rate rose to an all-time high of 75.1 percent as the number of people in work rose by 125 thousand."United KingdomUnemployment RateUKUEILOR/united-kingdom/unemployment-rate
22923Italian Economy Grows 0.4% in Q28/16/2017 8:12:52 AM"Italy's gross domestic product grew 0.4 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2017, the same pace as in the previous period and in line with market expectations, the preliminary estimate showed."ItalyGdp Growth RateITPIRLQS/italy/gdp-growth
22922Thailand Holds Key Rate Steady at 1.5%8/16/2017 7:42:04 AM"The Bank of Thailand left its benchmark policy rate steady at 1.5 percent on August 16th 2017, in line with market expectations. Policymakers said the growth outlook improved due to a a recovery in exports while the domestic demand expansion was not yet sufficiently broad-based and inflation is expected to rise at a slightly slower pace than previously estimated."ThailandInterest RateBTRR1DAY/thailand/interest-rate
22921US Retail Sales Post Biggest Gain in 7 Months8/15/2017 12:46:57 PM"Retail sales in the United States grew by 0.6 percent month-over-month in July 2017, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent gain in June and beating market expectations of 0.4 percent. It was the sharpest increase in retail trade since December last year, mainly driven by higher sales at miscellaneous store retailers and motor vehicle and parts dealers."United StatesRetail Sales MomRSTAMOM/united-states/retail-sales
22918German Q2 GDP Growth Slightly Below Forecasts8/15/2017 9:46:07 AM"The German economy expanded a seasonally-adjusted 0.6 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2017, missing market expectations of 0.7 percent and following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent growth in the previous period, the preliminary estimate showed. Positive contributions came from household consumption, fixed investment and government spending while net trade dampened an overall expansion."GermanyGdp Growth RateGRGDPPGQ/germany/gdp-growth
22920UK July Inflation Rate Unexpectedly Holds Steady at 2.6%8/15/2017 8:52:16 AM"Consumer prices in the United Kingdom rose by 2.6 percent in the year to July 2017, the same pace as in June and missing market expectations of a 2.7 percent gain. Prices rose further for housing and utilities, food and non-alcoholic beverages, clothing and household goods, while cost of transport, recreation and culture, and restaurants and hotels went up at a slower pace."United KingdomInflation RateUKRPCJYR/united-kingdom/inflation-cpi
22919Turkish Unemployment Rate Rises to 10.2% in May8/15/2017 7:24:18 AMTurkish jobless rate increased to 10.2 percent in May 2017 from 9.4 percent in the corresponding month a year earlier. It was the highest rate for a May month since 2010 when unemployment was recorded at 10.3 percent. The number of unemployed rose by 330 thousand from the previous year to 3.225 million while the number of employed went up by 621 thousand to 28.488 million.TurkeyUnemployment RateTUUNR/turkey/unemployment-rate
22917Indonesia Posts First Trade Gap in 19 Months8/15/2017 5:49:28 AM"Indonesia recorded a trade deficit 0.27 billion in July of 2017, compared to a 0.63 USD billion of surplus a year earlier and missing market estimates of a 1.1 USD billion surplus. It was the first deficit in trade balance since December 2015, as exports jumped 41.12 percent from a year earlier to 13.62 USD billion while imports soared 54.02 percent to 13.89 USD billion."IndonesiaBalance Of TradeIDBALTOL/indonesia/balance-of-trade
22916India Inflation Rate Rises to 2.36% in July8/14/2017 2:30:59 PM"India's consumer prices increased 2.36 percent year-on-year in July 2017, beating market expectations of 1.87 percent and following a 1.54 percent gain in the previous month. Cost of housing, energy and clothing rose further and food prices fell at a softer pace."IndiaInflation RateINCPIINY/india/inflation-cpi
22915Portuguese Economy Grows 0.2% in Q28/14/2017 10:25:43 AM"The Portuguese economy advanced 0.2 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2017 after growing 1 percent in the previous period and missing market expectations of 0.5 percent, the preliminary estimate showed."PortugalGdp Growth RatePTGDPQOQ/portugal/gdp-growth
22914Eurozone Industrial Output Rises Less Than Expected in June8/14/2017 9:20:50 AM"Industrial production in the Euro Area increased by 2.6 percent year-on-year in June 2017, following a downwardly revised 3.9 percent gain in May and missing market expectations of 2.8 percent. Output rose at a slower pace for consumer, capital and intermediate goods."Euro AreaIndustrial ProductionEUIPEMUY/euro-area/industrial-production
22912Japan Q2 GDP Growth Strongest in Over 2 Years8/14/2017 7:45:08 AM"The Japanese economy advanced 1.0 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2017, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent expansion in the previous period and beating market consensus of 0.6 percent, the preliminary estimate showed. It was the strongest growth rate since the first quarter of 2015, boosted by strong domestic demand."JapanGdp Growth RateJGDPAGDP/japan/gdp-growth
22913India WPI Rises More than Expected in July8/14/2017 7:00:38 AM"Wholesale prices in India rose 1.88 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, compared to a 0.9 percent rise in the prior month while market estimated a 1.3 percent rise. A surge in food prices offset a slowdown in cost of manufactured products and fuel."IndiaProducer Prices ChangeINDIAPROPRICHA/india/producer-prices-change
22911Week Ahead8/13/2017 1:14:22 PM"In the US, the Fed meeting minutes will be the most important release, followed by retail sales, industrial production, Michigan consumer sentiment, building permits and housing starts. Elsewhere, key data include Japan and Germany GDP growth; UK inflation, unemployment and retail sales; China industrial output and retail trade; and Australia employment figures."Country ListCalendar/calendar?article=22911&g=top&importance=2&startdate=2017-08-11
22910Russia Q2 GDP Growth at Near 5-Year High8/11/2017 2:20:37 PM"Russia's gross domestic product advanced 2.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017, following a 0.5 percent growth in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed."RussiaGdp Annual Growth RateRUDPRYOY/russia/gdp-growth-annual