Date archive forMay, 2016
Japanese economy
By Viliyana Filipova On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Japanese economy surprisingly gaining momentum in Q1 2016

Japanese economy surprisingly gaining momentum in Q1 2016 after GDP grew by 1.7% yoy, which was high above the market expectations. Compared with the previous period, the Japanese economy grew by 0.4%. The data More...

UK employment
By Viliyana Filipova On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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UK employment grew in Q1 2016

UK employment grew in Q1 2016 to its highest level since 1971. The number of employed people reached 31.58 million in January-March 2016, which is 44,000 more than the period October-December 2015 and 409,000 more More...

UK consumer prices
By Viliyana Filipova On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
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Growth in UK consumer prices unexpectedly slowed in April 2016

Growth in UK consumer prices unexpectedly slowed in April 2016 for the first time since last September. The inflation outweigh the reduced prices of airfares and clothing, reaching a value of 0.3% yoy. For comparison, More...

Consumer prices in USA
By Viliyana Filipova On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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US consumer prices grew in April 2016

US consumer prices grew in April 2016, bolstered by soaring gasoline and rentals. The country’s inflation accelerated to 0.4% mom in April after in March was 0.1%. On an annual basis, consumer prices in USA More...

Industrial production growth in China
By Viliyana Filipova On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Industrial production growth in China slowed in April 2016

Industrial production growth in China slowed in April 2016 to 6% yoy, as in March reported an increase of 6.8%. The additional data shows that home sales in the first four months of the year continue to grow, as More...

US retail sales
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, May 12th, 2016
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US retail sales reported large increase in April 2016

US retail sales in April 2016 recorded its largest increase in more than an year. The Americans buy more cars and other products, according to the report, which suggest that the economy is gaining momentum after More...

Turkish lira
By Viliyana Filipova On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Turkish lira enters in uncertainty territory amid political turmoil

The chance for early elections in Turkey is growing after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu resigned. The Prime Minister left his position amid a battle for influence with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is trying More...

German manufacturing sector
By Viliyana Filipova On Sunday, May 8th, 2016
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Factory orders in German manufacturing sector grew in March

The new factory orders in the German manufacturing sector grew by 1.9% MoM in March, according to seasonally adjusted data from the federal statistics office Destatis. This is the fastest growth pace since June More...

employment growth
By Viliyana Filipova On Saturday, May 7th, 2016
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US employment growth slowed in April 2016

The pace of employment growth in USA slowed in April 2016, which is another sign that the economy has not yet fully recovered from the problems at the beginning of the year. During the last month, the employers More...

Brazil
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Fitch downgraded the credit rating of Brazil

International rating agency Fitch downgraded the credit rating of Brazil in national and foreign currency to a level from BB+ to BB with a negative outlook. This means that the assessment of the agency may be reduced More...

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