Category Archives: Economic Indicators

ILO sees end to falling global unemployment rate

Economic Indicators5 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 03:41PM ET) GENEVA (Reuters) – The global unemployment rate has stabilized after declining for nine years since the crisis, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Monday, and it could edge up next

UK confidence signs grow as Bank of England nears rate decision

Economic Indicators1 hour ago (Jan 20, 2020 07:56AM ET) By Elizabeth Howcroft and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – British households grew more confident about their finances and a measure of house prices rose by a record amount for January, according

U.K. House Prices Post Record January Jump After Election

Economic Indicators4 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 05:06AM ET) (Bloomberg) — Asking prices for U.K. homes increased by the most for any January on record in a sign that the Conservatives’ December election win boosted confidence, according to property website-operator

China revises up GDP growth for 2014-2018, on track to double economy

Economic Indicators5 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 03:40AM ET) BEIJING (Reuters) – China has revised up its economic growth by 0.1 percentage points each year between 2014 and 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics said, making it easier for Beijing

Javid aims to double UK growth after Brexit: FT

Economic Indicators11 hours ago (Jan 18, 2020 06:36AM ET) LONDON (Reuters) – Finance minister Sajid Javid is aiming to roughly double Britain’s underlying rate of economic growth after it leaves the European Union, but will not champion big manufacturing sectors

U.S. housing starts at 13-year high, factory output gains

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Remained Elevated at Beginning of 2020

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 Economic Indicators7 hours ago (Jan 17, 2020 10:19AM ET) (C) Reuters. U.S. Consumer Sentiment Remained Elevated at Beginning of 2020 U.S. consumer sentiment remained elevated in January as record stock prices

U.S. manufacturing output rises unexpectedly

Economic Indicators7 hours ago (Jan 17, 2020 09:29AM ET) WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing output rose unexpectedly in December as a drop in motor vehicle output was outpaced by increases in production of other durable goods, food and beverages, and

Italy’s 2019 budget deficit to be lower than expected: central bank

Economic Indicators8 hours ago (Jan 17, 2020 09:11AM ET) Italy’s 2019 budget deficit to be lower than expected: central bank ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s 2019 budget deficit was probably below the government’s official target of 2.2% of gross domestic product

Germany’s 2019 hard coal imports fell 14.7%: importers

Economic Indicators8 hours ago (Jan 17, 2020 08:31AM ET) By Vera Eckert FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany imported 40.2 million tonnes of hard coal last year, 14.7% less than in 2018 due to competition from renewables and gas, and as the