Звоните: (+44) -203-150-1310 - почта: info@n1cm.com

Global Economic Update

09:07, 21 декабря

Global Economic Update

  1. In the UK, the consumer confidence fell surprisingly to a level of -13.00 in December, compared to a reading of -12.00 in the prior month. The CBI distributive trade survey's retail sales balance eased to 20.00% in December, compared to a level of 26.00% in the prior month.
  2. In the Eurozone, the seasonally adjusted current account surplus declined to EUR 30.80 billion in October, compared to a revised current account surplus of EUR 39.20 billion in the prior month.
  3. In Germany, the producer price index rose less-than-anticipated 0.10% on a MoM basis in November, compared to a rise 0.30% in the last month. The producer price index jumped lower-than-expected 2.50% on a YoY basis in November, compared to an advance of of 2.70% in the previous month.
  4. In the US, the mortgage applications fell 4.90% on a weekly basis in the week ended 15 December 2017, compared to a drop of 2.30% in the prior week. The existing home sales increased more-than-expected 5.60% to a level of 5.81 million, on a MoM basis in November, compared to a revised level of 5.50 million in October.
  5. The Bank of Japan (BoJ), at its December monetary policy meeting, as widely expected, kept its benchmark interest rate steady at -0.10%. Further, the central bank revised up its assessment of private consumption and capital expenditure, citing an improvement in corporate profits and business sentiment. Convenience store sales dropped 0.30% on an annual basis in November, compared to a decline of 1.80% in the prior month. Tokyo department store sales advanced 3.80% on a YoY basis in November, compared to a fall of 0.30% in the prior month. Nationwide department store sales rose 2.20% on an annual basis in November, compared to a drop of 1.80% in the last month.