46009Germany 10Y Bond Yield Hits 15-week Low12/15/2017 8:14:39 AMGermany 10 Year Government Bond Yield decreased to a 15-week low of 0.291%germanyGovernment Bond 10YGDBR10/germany/government-bond-yield
46007Finnish Economic Activity Rises the Least in 10 Months12/15/2017 7:39:11 AM"Economic activity in Finland advanced by 2.58 percent year-on-year in October 2017, following a downwardly revised 3.43 percent expansion in the prior month. It was the weakest economic activity since December 2016, as output growth increased at a slower pace for both services (1.66 percent from 3.72 percent in September) and agriculture, forestry and fishing (1.58 percent from 2.06 percent). Meanwhile, faster growth was reported for secondary production (4.79 percent from 3.01 percent)."FinlandLeading Economic IndexFINLANDLEAECOIND/finland/leading-economic-index
46006Finnish Current Account Surplus Largest in 8 Months12/15/2017 7:25:57 AM"Finnish current account surplus widened to EUR 543 million in October 2017 from EUR 261 million in the same month of the previous year. It was the largest current account surplus since February, as the goods account posted a surplus of EUR 280 million, compared with a surplus of EUR 58 million in October 2016 while the primary income surplus fell to EUR 557 million from EUR 703 million. Meanwhile, the secondary income deficit shrank to EUR 151 million from EUR 223 million, and the services gap declined to EUR 143 million from EUR 277 million a year earlier. In the first ten months of the year, the current account swung to a EUR 389 million surplus from EUR 2,978 million deficit in the same period of 2016."FinlandCurrent AccountFICAEUR/finland/current-account
46005Norway Posts First Trade Gap Since December 199812/15/2017 7:24:49 AM"Norway recorded a trade deficit of NOK 4.2 billion in November of 2017, reversing from a surplus of NOK 13.5 billion in the same month a year earlier. It was the first trade gap since December 1998, mainly due to a surge in imports. In November, imports jumped 39.6 percent year-on-year to NOK 79.51 billion, as purchases increased for: food and live animals (10 pct); crude materials, inedible, except fuels (32.4 pct); mineral fuels, chemicals (16.8 pct); manufactured goods (234.6 pct); lubricants and related materials (17.9 pct); and machinery and transport equipment (9.5 pct). On the other hand, imports fell for ships and oil platforms (-99.4 pct). Exports grew by 6.9 percent to NOK 75.31 billion, mainly supported by natural gas (11.5 pct); natural gas condensates (121.9 pct) and mainland exports (14.7 pct). Considering January to November 2017, the trade surplus went up by 20.8 percent from the same period of 2016 to NOK 143.66 billion. ."NorwayBalance of TradeNOTBTOT/norway/balance-of-trade
46004Turkish Jobless Rate Falls to 10.6% in September12/15/2017 7:10:12 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 declined by 104 thousand from the previous year to 3.419 million while the number of employed increased by 1. 233 million to 28.797 million."TurkeyUnemployment RateTUUNR/turkey/unemployment-rate
46003Australian Dollar Hits 5-week High12/15/2017 7:07:49 AMAUDUSD increased to a 5-week high of 0.76795australiacurrencyAUDUSD/australia/currency
46002Dutch Retail Sales Rise The Least In 13 Months12/15/2017 5:48:05 AM"Retail sales in the Netherlands rose by 1.6 percent from a year earlier in October 2017, following a downwardly revised 5.7 percent gain in the preceding month and marking the weakest increase since September 2016. Sales of non-food products slumped (-2.3 percent from 7.2 percent in September, mainly driven by shoes and leather (-13.5 percent); clothing (-10.9 percent); consumer electronics (-5.3 percent) and leisure goods (-4.2 percent). Meantime, sales of food increased by 4 percent, after a 2 percent gain in a month earlier."NetherlandsRetail Sales YoYNLDRetailSalesYoY/netherlands/retail-sales-annual
46000Indonesia Imports Rise More than Expected12/15/2017 2:55:10 AM"Imports to Indonesia jumped 19.62 percent from a year earlier to 15.15 USD billion in November of 2017, following an upwardly revised 23.71 percent rise in the prior month and beating market estimates of a 13.16 percent increase. Purchases of non-oil and gas surged 18.05 percent to 12.92 USD billion and those of oil and gas surged by 29.56 percent to 2.23 USD billion. Compared to October, inbound shipments went up 6.42 percent."IndonesiaImportsIDIMP/indonesia/imports
45999Indonesia Export Growth Slows12/15/2017 2:49:32 AM"Exports from Indonesia rose 13.18 percent year-on-year to USD 15.28 billion in November of 2017, slowing from an upwardly revised 19.62 percent increase in the prior month but beating market consensus of a 13.01 percent growth. Sales of non-oil and gas products increased by 13 percent to 14.01 USD billion and those of oil and gas jumped 15.16 percent to 1.27 USD billion. Compared to the previous month, outbound shipments edged up by 0.26 percent."IndonesiaExportsIDEXP/indonesia/exports
45998Indonesia Trade Surplus Smallest in 4 Months12/15/2017 2:26:57 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.In November, exports rose 13.18 percent from a year earlier to 15.28 USD billion, following an upwardly revised 19.62 percent rise in a month earlier while markets estimated a 13.01 percent gain. Imports jumped 19.62 percent to 15.15 USD billion, following an upwardly revised 23.71 percent rise in the prior month and beating estimates of a 13.16 percent increase. Considering January to November 2017, the trade balance was recorded 12.02 USD billion surplus with exports rising by 17.69 percent compared to the same period a year earlier to 153.90 USD billion and imports increasing by 15.47 percent to 141.88 USD billion."IndonesiaBalance of TradeIDBALTOL/indonesia/balance-of-trade