144275NZX Heads for Third Weekly Gain4/15/2021 10:58:17 PM"New Zealand's main stock index opened in the green on Friday, with the benchmark NZX 50 climbing towards the 12,700 level and on track for the third week of gains as investors continued buying on expectations of a vaccine and stimulus-driven economic recovery. Adding to the chipper mood was upbeat PMI data, with the BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index in New Zealand soaring to a record 63.6 in March."New ZealandStock MarketNZSE50FG/new-zealand/stock-market
144274New Zealand Manufacturing PMI Hits Record High4/15/2021 10:53:31 PM"The BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index in New Zealand jumped to a record 63.6 in March of 2021 from a revised 54.2 in the previous month. It was the highest monthly result since the survey began in 2002, with production (66.8 vs 58.4 in February) and new orders (72.5 vs 58.0) being the main drivers while employment (53.5 vs 50.2) also improved."New ZealandManufacturing PMINEWZEALANMANPMI/new-zealand/manufacturing-pmi
144273Natural Gas Hits Two-Week High4/15/2021 10:32:53 PM"NYMEX natural gas futures were trading around the $2.70/MMBtu level in mid-April, a level not seen in a week, amid cooler weather forecast, which increased projected demand for the heating gas. Supporting prices further was a smaller than expected increase in the amount of natural gas in storage."CommodityCommodityNG1/commodity/natural-gas
144272Dominican Republic Inflation Rate Highest Since 20114/15/2021 9:58:46 PM"The annual inflation rate in the Dominican Republic increased to 8.30 percent in March of 2021 from 7.09 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since December of 2011, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (9.05 percent vs 8.96 percent in February); transport (18.72 percent vs 13.17 percent); housing (8.69 percent vs 7.07 percent) and restaurants and hotels (6.21 percent vs 5.68 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.60 percent, following a 0.68 percent increase in the prior month."Dominican RepublicInflation RateDOMLICINFNRATE/dominican-republic/inflation-cpi
144271Bovespa Rallies for Fourth Day4/15/2021 9:25:00 PM"Brazilian stocks rose for the fourth consecutive session on Thursday, with the benchmark Bovespa closing above the 120,700 level for the first time since January on the back of a rally in the industrials and materials sectors. Investors cheered upbeat economic data and stronger-than-expected earnings out of the United States. Domestically, the focus remained on the budget impasse and the congressional inquiry into the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ultimately could result in the referral of possible wrongdoing to law enforcement. JBS SA and EZTEC Empreendimentos e Participacoes SA were among the biggest gainers on the index, up 3.6% and 2.5%, respectively."BrazilStock MarketIBOV/brazil/stock-market