24957Chile Economy Grows the Most Since 2013 in Q43/19/2018 4:10:28 PM"The gross domestic product of Chile advanced 3.3 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2017, following an upwardly revised 2.5 percent rise in the prior period and beating market expectations of a 2.9 percent growth. It was the fastest expansion since the third quarter of 2013, as household spending increased faster and fixed investment rebounded."ChileGdp Annual Growth RateCLGDPNAPCT/chile/gdp-growth-annual
24958Kenya Cuts Interest Rate by 50 Bps to 9.5%3/19/2018 2:22:40 PM"The Central Bank of Kenya lowered its benchmark interest rate by 50 bps to 9.5 percent at its March 19th 2018 meeting, surprising markets who expected no change. It was the first rate cut since September of 2016. The Committee said there was scope for easing monetary policy as inflation expectations were well anchored within the Government target range and economic output was below potential."KenyaInterest RateKenyaIntRate/kenya/interest-rate
24956Italy Trade Deficit Narrows in January3/19/2018 11:03:48 AM"Italy's trade deficit narrowed to EUR 0.09 billion in January of 2018 from EUR 0.58 billion in the same month a year earlier, compared to market expectations of a EUR 4.87 billion surplus."ItalyBalance Of TradeITTRBSAT/italy/balance-of-trade
24955Eurozone Trade Balance Back to Surplus in January3/19/2018 10:26:23 AM"The Euro Area recorded a EUR 3.3 billion trade surplus in January of 2018, switching from a EUR 1.4 billion deficit a year earlier. It compares with market expectations of a EUR 22.6 billion surplus. Exports rose 9.1 percent and imports went up at a slower 6.3 percent."Euro AreaBalance Of TradeXTTBEZ/euro-area/balance-of-trade
24954Hong Kong Jobless Rate Steady at 2.9%3/19/2018 9:30:02 AM"The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Hong Kong remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in the three months to February of 2018, the same as in the two previous periods."Hong KongUnemployment RateHKUERATE/hong-kong/unemployment-rate
24953Japan Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in February3/19/2018 12:40:44 AM"Japan's trade surplus narrowed 99.6 percent to JPY 3 billion in February 2018 from JPY 805 billion in the same month a year earlier, but beating market expectations of a JPY 100 billion deficit."JapanBalance Of TradeJNTBAL/japan/balance-of-trade
24952Week Ahead3/17/2018 11:18:32 AM"Next week the most important events will be the Fed and Bank of England monetary policy decisions. Key economic data include: US durable goods orders; existing and new home sales; UK inflation, retail trade, unemployment rate, wages data and CBI factory orders; Eurozone consumer sentiment; Japan inflation; Australia employment figures; and flash PMIs for the US, the Eurozone and Japan."Country ListCalendar/calendar?article=24952&g=top&importance=2&startdate=2018-03-16
24951US Consumer Sentiment Highest in 14 Years3/16/2018 3:56:09 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the US jumped to 102 in March from 99.7 in February, beating expectations of 99.3. It is the strongest reading since January 2004 as the assessment of current economic conditions reached a record high."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/united-states/consumer-confidence
24950US Industrial Output Rises More than Expected3/16/2018 1:26:43 PM"US industrial production increased by 1.1 percent month-over-month in February 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent drop in January and easily beating market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Manufacturing production increased the most since October and mining output rebounded sharply, while utilities shrank."United StatesIndustrial Production MomUNITEDSTAINDPROMOM/united-states/industrial-production-mom
24949US Housing Starts Drop in February3/16/2018 12:54:19 PM"Housing starts in the US fell 7 percent month-over-month to an annualized rate of 1,236 thousand in February of 2018, following an upwardly revised 10.1 percent jump in January. It compares with market expectations of a 1,290 thousand rate. Construction of multi-family housing units was the lowest in five months while single-family projects rose for the second month."United StatesHousing StartsUNITEDSTAHOUSTA/united-states/housing-starts
24947Eurozone February Inflation Rate Revised Lower to 1.1%3/16/2018 12:21:19 PM"The consumer price inflation in the Euro Area came in at 1.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018, slightly below the preliminary estimate of 1.2 percent and 1.3 percent reported in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since December 2016 as prices of processed food, alcohol & tobacco and non-energy industrial goods rose less than initially thought."Euro AreaInflation RateECCPEMUY/euro-area/inflation-cpi
24948Irish Trade Surplus Widens in January as Exports Jump 20%3/16/2018 11:17:16 AMIrish trade surplus widened to EUR 5.49 billion in January 2018 from EUR 4.18 billion in the same month of the previous year.IrelandBalance Of TradeIETBALNS/ireland/balance-of-trade
24946Italy Inflation Rate Revised Down to 0.5% in February3/16/2018 9:55:27 AM"Consumer prices in Italy rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, slightly below a preliminary estimate of a 0.6 percent gain and compared to a 0.9 percent rise in December."ItalyInflation RateITCPNICY/italy/inflation-cpi
24945US Jobless Claims Fall to 226K as Expected3/15/2018 12:57:29 PM"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits went down to 226 thousand in the week ended March 10 2018 from a downwardly revised 230 thousand in the previous week, matching market expectations."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/united-states/jobless-claims
24943Irish February Inflation Rate Picks Up to 0.5%3/15/2018 12:10:02 PM"Consumer prices in Ireland rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, the most since November and compared to a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month."IrelandInflation RateIECPIYOY/ireland/inflation-cpi
24944Irish Economy Grows Faster than Expected in Q43/15/2018 11:47:55 AM"The Irish economy grew by 3.2 percent on quarter in the three months to December 2017, following an upwardly revised 4.8 percent expansion in the previous period and beating market expectations of 2.6 percent. Gross fixed capital formation rebounded sharply while household consumption rose at a softer pace."IrelandGdp Growth RateIEGRPQOQ/ireland/gdp-growth
24942"SNB Holds Rates, Cuts Inflation Forecasts"3/15/2018 8:56:00 AM"The Swiss National Bank held its benchmark interest rate at -0.75% on March 15th, 2018, with the aim of stabilising price developments and supporting economic activity. Policymakers reiterated that the negative interest rate and the SNB's willingness to intervene in the foreign exchange market as necessary remains essential to ease pressure on the Swiss franc."SwitzerlandInterest RateSZLTTR/switzerland/interest-rate
24939Indonesia Trade Balance Swings to Deficit in February3/15/2018 8:51:00 AM"Indonesia posted a trade deficit of USD 0.12 billion in February of 2018, swinging from a USD 1.26 billion surplus a year earlier and slightly below market estimates of a USD 0.13 billion deficit. It was the third straight month of trade gap, mainly due to a surge in imports."IndonesiaBalance Of TradeIDBALTOL/indonesia/balance-of-trade
24941French February Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1.2%3/15/2018 8:29:57 AM"The French consumer price inflation stood at 1.2 percent year-on-year in February 2018, unrevised from the preliminary estimate and compared to a five-year high of 1.3 percent in the previous month."FranceInflation RateFRCPIYOY/france/inflation-cpi
24940Turkish Jobless Rate Falls to 10.4% in December3/15/2018 7:51:22 AM"The Turkish jobless rate fell to 10.4 percent in December 2017 from 12.7 percent in the same month of the previous year, as the number of unemployed declined by 581 thousand to 3.291 million."TurkeyUnemployment RateTUUNR/turkey/unemployment-rate