A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed an unexpected increase in U.S. import prices in the month of September, although the report also showed an unexpected decrease in export prices. The Labor Department said import prices rose by 0.2 percent in September after dipping by a revised 0.2 percent in August.Read more…

Indias industrial output declined unexpectedly in August on weak manufacturing, data from the statistics ministry showed on Friday. Industrial output dropped 1.1 percent year-on-year in August, reversing a revised 4.6 percent expansion seen in July. Economists had forecast production to grow at a…Read more…

Spains consumer price inflation eased as initially estimated, hitting the lowest in more than three years in September, final data from the statistical office INE showed Friday. The consumer price index edged up 0.1 percent year-on-year in September, following a 0.3 percent rise in August. This…Read more…

A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed an unexpected increase in U.S. import prices in the month of September, although the report also showed an unexpected decrease in export prices.Read more…

Consumer prices in the U.S. were essentially flat in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with higher prices for shelter and food offset by declines in prices for energy and used cars and trucks. The Labor Department said its consumer price index was unchanged in September after inching up by 0.1 percent in August.Read more…

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended October 5th. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 210,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous weeks revised level of 220,000.Read more…

Romanias consumer price inflation eased to the lowest level in eight months in September, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Friday. The consumer price index climbed 3.5 percent year-on-year in September, after a 3.9 percent rise in August. The latest inflation was the…Read more…

Dutch exports growth accelerated in August, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. The volume of exports grew 2.5 percent year-on-year in August, after a 0.8 percent rise in July. At the same time, imports grew only 0.8 percent on a yearly basis in August. Exports…Read more…

Germanys consumer price inflation slowed as initially estimated in September to the lowest since early 2018, final data from Destatis showed Friday. Consumer price inflation slowed to 1.2 percent in September from 1.4 percent in August. This was the lowest rate since February 2018, when the rate…Read more…

Malaysias government lowered its fiscal deficit target for next year in the Budget 2020 unveiled on Friday. In the latest budget announcement, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the fiscal deficit is forecast to narrow to 3.2 percent of gross domestic product in 2020 from 3.4 percent projected for…Read more…

Singapore retail sales declined at a faster pace in August, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Retail sales declined 4.1 percent year-on-year in August, following a 1.5 percent fall in July. Motor vehicle sales plunged 20.3 percent, in contrast to a 1.5 percent rise in July….Read more…

Malaysias industrial production grew at a faster pace in August, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production rose 1.9 percent year-on-year in August, following a 1.2 percent rise in July. Economists had expected production to rise 2.0 percent. Manufacturing output…Read more…

Final consumer price inflation from Germany is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 12.30 am ET, Dutch foreign trade data for August is due. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germanys final consumer price data. Inflation is seen at 1.2 percent in…Read more…

Sri Lankas central bank left its key interest rates unchanged despite weak economic growth and higher inflation. The monetary board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka decided to keep the Standing Deposit Facility Rate and the Standing Lending Facility Rate steady at 7.00 percent and 8.00 percent, respectively,…Read more…

The manufacturing sector in New Zealand continued to contract in September, and at a steady pace, the latest survey from BusinessNZ revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 48.4. Thats unchanged from the August reading and it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates…Read more…

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Growing Optimism About Trade Talks May Help Extend Rally

The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a higher opening on Friday, with stocks likely to extend the rally seen over the two previous sessions. Growing optimism about ongoing U.S.-China trade talks is likely to contribute to continued strength on Wall Street as the high-level negotiations…

U.S. Stocks May Extend Rally On Optimism About Trade Talks