Date archive forJune, 2016
Norges Bank
By Viliyana Filipova On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Norges Bank left unchanged its key interest rate

Norges Bank left unchanged its key interest rate, which is at a record low, amid signs that the economy of the biggest oil producer in Western Europe will avoid recession thanks to record budgetary and monetary More...

Bitcoin
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Bitcoin fell for fifth consecutive day

Bitcoin fell for the fifth consecutive day, after fears that the UK could leave the European Union (EU) weakened and hacking of another crypto-currency, which undermined the credibility of such assets. During the More...

Retail sales in Canada
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Retail sales in Canada grow above expectations in April

Retail sales in Canada grow above expectations in April and give reason for optimistic forecasts for GDP this month. Retail sales grow by 0.9% mom, while forecasts were for an increase of 0.8%. In March it recorded More...

Japanese finance minister Taro Aso
By Viliyana Filipova On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Japanese government will not intervene currency markets without the necessary attention

The Japanese government will not intervene currency markets without the necessary attention, according to the Finance Minister Taro Aso. Despite of the JPY appreciation, the markets have assessed the potential impact More...

Producer prices in Germany
By Viliyana Filipova On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Producer prices in Germany rose in May 2016

The producer prices in Germany rose in May 2016, encouraged by the monthly increase in energy prices. However, on an annual basis they remain at historically low levels. According to the federal statistics, the More...

Japanese exports
By Viliyana Filipova On Sunday, June 19th, 2016
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Japanese exports fell sharply in May 2016

Japanese exports fell sharply in May 2016, due to collapse of supply chain because of the earthquake in Kumamoto and the slower growth in emerging economies. In the fifth month of 2016, exports collapsed by 11.3% More...

US consumer price
By Viliyana Filipova On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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US consumer price growth delays in May 2016

US consumer price growth delays in May 2016. The US inflation reached 0.2% month-on-month base in May, from a level of 0.4% mon in April. On year-on-year base the CPI reached 1.0% from 1.1% a month earlier. Economists More...

Bank of England
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged

Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged at its meeting on Thursday and justified expectations of the markets. Nine members of the Committee on Monetary Policy voted unanimously to keep interest rate More...

France CPI
By Viliyana Filipova On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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France avoided deflation in May 2016

France succeeded to avoid deflation in May 2016, as the consumer price index for the first time since February did not recorded a decrease, but instead remains at zero on year-on-year base. In April, prices recorded More...

UK unemployment
By Viliyana Filipova On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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UK unemployment fell to its lowest level since 2005

UK unemployment fell to its lowest level since 2005, reaching 5% during the period February-April 2016. The expectations were value to remain at 5.1% as it was in April. The employment grows by 55,000 new hires, More...

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