Economic Data

Despite slump at start of third quarter, German’s economy looks rosy

Berlin — Germany’s economy weakened at the start of the third quarter after a strong performance in the first half of 2017, but indicators suggest its solid growth will continue, the finance ministry said on Thursday. Europe’s biggest economy is enjoying a consumer-led upswing, propelled by record-high employment, rising real wages and low borrowing costs — conditions that are likely ...

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Slovak Republic – Factors To Watch on Sept 21 | Agricultural Commodities

BRATISLAVA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Thursday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases.................. Summary of economic data and forecasts......... Recently released economic data................ Previous stories on Slovak data.......... **For a schedule of corporate and economic ...

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Czech Republic – Factors To Watch on Sept 21

PRAGUE, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Thursday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA========================== Real-time economic data releases.................... Summary of economic data and forecasts........... Recently released economic data.................. Previous stories on Czech data............. **For a schedule of corporate and economic ...

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Consumer Company Stocks Up Slightly After Fed, Housing Data – Consumer Roundup

Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies rose slightly after mixed signals from the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and economic data. Existing-home sales declined 1.7% from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, the lowest level in a year, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. General Mills said U.S. yogurt sales fell 22%, giving ...

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UCSB Economic Forecast Examines State of the Region | Business

Posted on September 20, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. UCSB’s Economic Forecast Project (EFP) is bringing back a once popular, but long defunct, program to examine the overall health of the region. The 2017 Santa Barbara Community Indicators Report (SBCIR) will be 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, from in the Board Hearing Room of the Santa Barbara County Administrative Building. The ...

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From missing data to unreliable numbers, India’s public health ecosystem can use a booster shot | india-news

In July, in front of a roomful of policy wonks, government officials and journalists, Union health secretary CK Mishra made an honest acknowledgement — there are serious problems with India’s public health statistics. For one, he said, data from the latest round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) — the major source for detailed health statistics in India, conducted ...

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Ten Cities Tell the Tale of Spreading China Real-Estate Risk

On that basis, Shanghai and Beijing — facing lower population growth, moderate increases in wages and elevated home prices — appear more vulnerable. For that reason, they’ve got among the strictest curbs on who can own property and how it is financed. The two mega cities, both with more than 20 million inhabitants, are also planning to cap on their ...

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German economy to grow robustly in third quarter, finance minister says

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German economy weakened at the start of the third quarter after a strong performance in the first half of the year, but indicators suggest its solid growth will continue, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. Europe’s biggest economy is enjoying a consumer-led upswing, propelled by record-high employment, rising real wages and low borrowing costs – conditions ...

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China’s Dangerous House Price Boom Is Spreading

Beijing and Shanghai are now well known for their ballooning house prices — double-digit gains last year prompted more regulatory tightening. But the risk factors that could decide the fate of China’s property boom can be found well beyond the capital and biggest city. A close look at the available economic data of ten cities reveals big differences in the ...

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