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23537Turkish Jobless Rate Falls to 10.6% in September12/15/2017 7:59:34 AM"Turkish jobless rate fell to 10.6 percent in September 2017, from 11.3 percent in the same month of the previous year.The number of unemployed persons declined by 104 thousand to 3.419 million in September."TurkeyUnemployment RateTUUNR/turkey/unemployment-rate
23536Indonesia Trade Surplus Smallest in 4 Months12/15/2017 5:19:16 AM"Indonesia posted a trade surplus 0.13 billion in November of 2017, compared to a 0.83 USD billion of surplus a year earlier and below market estimates of a 0.92 USD billion surplus. It was the smallest trade surplus since a deficit in July, as, exports rose less than imports."IndonesiaBalance Of TradeIDBALTOL/indonesia/balance-of-trade
23535Chile Holds Interest Rate Unchanged for 7th Meeting12/14/2017 9:30:17 PM"Chile’s central bank kept the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.50 percent on 14 December 2017, leaving the rate unchanged for the seventh straight meeting. The outcome matched consensus expectations, and leaves the interest rate at its lowest level since September of 2010. Policymakers underscored that the global outlook remained practically unchanged since the previous meeting. They also mentioned that investment remains subdued, mainly affected by construction activity. Chile's annual consumer price inflation rose 1.9 percent in November 2017, unchanged from October."ChileInterest RateCHOVCHOV/chile/interest-rate
23533Indonesia Keeps Rates on Hold12/14/2017 4:33:25 PM"The central bank of Indonesia left its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 4.25 percent on December 14th 2017, in line with market expectations, saying it aims to maintain macroeconomic stability and support the domestic economic recovery. The lending and the deposit facility rates were also left steady at 5 percent and 3.5 percent respectively."IndonesiaInterest RateIDBIRATE/indonesia/interest-rate
23532US Factory Activity Growth at 11-Month High12/14/2017 2:49:20 PM"The IHS Manrkit US Manufacturing PMI increased to 55 in December of 2017 from 53.9 in November and beating market expectations. The reading pointed to the fastest expansion in manufacturing since January amid sharper increases in production, new orders and employment."United StatesManufacturing PmiUNITEDSTAMANPMI/united-states/manufacturing-pmi
23531US Retail Sales Rise More than Expected12/14/2017 2:02:51 PM"Retail sales in the United States increased 0.8 percent month-over-month in November of 2017, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in October and beating market expectations of 0.3 percent. November was the month of the holiday shopping season, with sales rising for most categories except autos and at general merchandise stores."United StatesRetail Sales MomRSTAMOM/united-states/retail-sales
23529ECB Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged12/14/2017 1:58:16 PM"The ECB held its benchmark refinancing rate at 0 percent on December 14th, as expected, and confirmed that from January 2018 the net asset purchases are intended to run at a monthly pace of €30 billion until the end of September next year, or beyond, if necessary. The bank raised its inflation forecast for 2018 to 1.4 percent from 1.2 percent previously estimated on higher oil and food prices. The projections for 2017 and 2019 were maintained at 1.5 percent."Euro AreaInterest RateEURR002W/euro-area/interest-rate
23530US Initial Claims Unexpectedly Drop for Fourth Week12/14/2017 1:57:18 PM"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits decreased by 11 thousand to 225 thousand in the week ended December 9th, from the previous week's unrevised level of 236 thousand and below market expectations of 239 thousand. It is the fourth straight week of declines in initial claims, bringing it to the lowest since the week ended October 14th. Claims taking procedures continue to be disrupted in the Virgin Islands and those in Puerto Rico still have not returned to normal."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/united-states/jobless-claims
23528BoE Holds Bank Rate at 0.5% as Expected12/14/2017 12:13:51 PM"The Bank of England voted unanimously to keep the Bank Rate at 0.5 percent on December 14th as widely expected, following a 25bps hike in the previous meeting. The Committee also voted unanimously to keep the stock of UK government bond purchases at £435 billion and the stock of sterling non-financial investment-grade corporate bond purchases at £10 billion."United KingdomInterest RateUKBRBASE/united-kingdom/interest-rate
23527Ireland Inflation Eases to 0.5% in November12/14/2017 12:07:59 PM"Irish consumer prices increased 0.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, easing from 0.6 percent in the previous month. Prices increased less restaurants and hotels and education and continued to fall for food."IrelandInflation RateIECPIYOY/ireland/inflation-cpi
23526Portugal Inflation Rate at 6-Month High of 1.5%12/14/2017 11:50:24 AM"Consumer prices in Portugal increased 1.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 1.4 percent rise in October. It is the highest inflation rate since May, mainly due to rising prices for food and fuel."PortugalInflation RatePLCPYOY/portugal/inflation-cpi
23525Turkey Hikes Late Liquidity Window Rate to 12.75%12/14/2017 11:14:25 AM"The Central Bank of Turkey held its benchmark one-week repo rate at 8 percent and raised its late liquidity window rate by a less-than-expected 50bps to 12.75 percent on December 14th, in an attempt to curb rising inflation amid strong economic growth. Annual inflation rate hit a 14-year peak of 12.98 percent last month, way above the central bank's target of 5 percent, and core inflation hit a near record high of 12.08 percent."TurkeyInterest RateTUIBON/turkey/interest-rate
23524Italian November Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.9%12/14/2017 10:32:34 AM"Consumer prices in Italy increased 1.9 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, easing from a 1 percent gain in the previous month and matching the preliminary estimate. It was the lowest inflation rate since December last year, mainly led by slowing prices of food and restaurants and hotels. Meantime, cost fell slightly more for education."ItalyInflation RateITCPNICY/italy/inflation-cpi
23521Spain November Inflation Rate Revised Up to 1.7%12/14/2017 10:26:26 AM"Consumer prices in Spain increased 1.7 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, compared to a 1.6 percent rise in the prior month and slightly above the preliminary estimate of 1.6 percent. Prices advanced quicker mainly for transport, namely due to fuels cost."SpainInflation RateSPIPCYOY/spain/inflation-cpi
23520French November Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1.2%12/14/2017 9:36:11 AM"French consumer prices rose by 1.2 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, matching the preliminary estimate and following a 1.1 percent gain in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since April, driven by higher prices of energy and tobacco while cost of manufactured goods declined less."FranceInflation RateFRCPIYOY/france/inflation-cpi
23523Philippines Holds Interest Rate at 3% as Expected12/14/2017 9:00:33 AM"The Philippine central bank held its benchmark interest rate at 3.0 percent on December 14th, as widely expected, saying inflation has been within its 2-4 percent inflation target despite robust economic growth. The bank maintained its 2018 inflation forecast at 3.4 percent and the projections for 2017 and 2019 were kept at 3.2 percent."PhilippinesInterest RatePhilippinesIntRate/philippines/interest-rate
23522"Switzerland Leaves Rates on Hold, Raises Inflation Forecasts"12/14/2017 8:59:02 AM"The Swiss National Bank left its deposit interest rate at a record low of -0.75 percent on December 14th 2017 as widely expected. Policymakers said the franc remains highly valued although the overvaluation continued to decrease. Also, inflation forecasts for both 2017 and 2018 were raised amid higher oil prices and the further weakening of the franc."SwitzerlandInterest RateSZLTTR/switzerland/interest-rate
23519India Wholesale Inflation at 8-Month High of 3.93%12/14/2017 7:16:19 AM"Wholesale prices in India rose by 3.93 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 3.59 percent increase in the prior month and above market estimates of a 3.78 percent gain. It was the highest wholesale inflation since March, mainly due to a faster rise in cost of food and a further increase in cost of fuel."IndiaProducer Prices ChangeINDIAPROPRICHA/india/producer-prices-change
23518Australia Jobless Rate Holds at 56-Month Low of 5.4%12/14/2017 1:05:31 AM"Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate came in at 5.4 percent in November of 2017, the same as in the preceding month and in line with market consensus. The jobless rate remained at its lowest since February 2013, as the economy added 61,600 jobs while the number of unemployed increased by 4,100."AustraliaUnemployment RateAULFUNEM/australia/unemployment-rate
23517Fed Hikes Interest Rates as Expected12/13/2017 7:21:00 PM"The Federal Reserve raised the target range for the federal funds rate by a quarter point to 1.25-1.5 percent during its December 2017 meeting, saying that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate. The central bank has forecast three rate hikes in 2018."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/united-states/interest-rate