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Japan CPI halts 12-month decline, still well below BOJ target

Metro USA 24 Sep 2021
The result was in line with a forecast by economists in a Reuters poll, following a 0.2% decline in July ... “As such, CPI’s gain will be limited from now on as well, making the BOJ’s 2% inflation target unachievable,” said Yasunari Ueno, chief market economist at Mizuho Securities.
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Britain's private sector logs its weakest growth in 7 months

Ghana News Agency 23 Sep 2021
The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply composite output index fell to 54.1 from 54.8 in August. The score was also below economists' forecast of 54.5. Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, said ... The factory Purchasing Managers' Index fell more-than-expected to 56.3 from 60.3 a month ago, the survey showed.
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U.S. business activity grows at slowest pace in 12 months - IHS Markit survey

Reuters 23 Sep 2021
Composite PMI Output Index, which tracks the manufacturing and services sectors, fell to 54.5 this month ... Economists are anticipating a significant slowdown in gross ... Economists had forecast the index for the sector, which accounts for 11.9% of the economy, would edged up to 61.5.
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U.S. business activity grows at slowest pace in 12 months – IHS Markit survey

Metro USA 23 Sep 2021
Composite PMI Output Index, which tracks the manufacturing and services sectors, fell to 54.5 this month ... Economists are anticipating a significant slowdown in gross ... Economists had forecast the index for the sector, which accounts for 11.9% of the economy, would edged up to 61.5.
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New jobless claims unexpectedly rise to 351K amid Delta variant concerns

New York Post 23 Sep 2021
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected to see weekly new claims drop to 320,000 ... The economic recovery has made strides in recent months, but inflation and a nationwide labor shortage have held back further progress, economists say. While last week’s consumer price index report ...
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Evergrande reaches deal to avoid default on key bond

Straits Times 22 Sep 2021
The CSI 300 Index lost 0.7 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.4 per cent ... Singapore shares ended weaker, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.49 per cent. Ms Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief economist for Asia-Pacific at Natixis' corporate and investment banking ...
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Market Talk – September 22, 2021

Armstrong Economics 22 Sep 2021
MI Leading Index (MoM) decreased from -0.1% to -0.3% ... UK public borrowing overshot economists’ forecast last month as rising inflation pushed up the cost of index-linked public debt ... the UK fiscal watchdog, but much higher than the £15.6bn forecast by economists polled by Reuters.
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Hong Kong expats are up in arms about quarantine. Singapore stands to gain

CNN 22 Sep 2021
Hong Kong (CNN Business)It's been nearly two years since Norris Fong has seen his family back in his native Singapore. Now, he's had enough ... Fong isn't alone ... The government has also pointed to The Economist's "global normalcy index," which tracks the resumption of activity across categories including work, shopping, entertainment and transportation ... .
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Home Builders Have Gotten Hammered. But Data Suggest Their Fortunes Could Turn.

Barrons 21 Sep 2021
On Tuesday, housing starts and building permits topped economists’ expectations. The beats follow a recent bounce in mortgage purchase applications and Monday’s surprise rise in the NAHB Housing Market index, with the data together suggesting the housing market is hitting a bottom, says Jefferies chief economist Aneta Markowska.
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European Equities: A Quiet Economic Calendar to Test Support Further

FX Empire 21 Sep 2021
Economic Calendar. Thursday, 23rd September. Spanish GDP (QoQ) (Q2) ... Advertisement ... Start Trading ... German Ifo Business Climate Index (Sep) ... Economists had forecast an uptick to 11.4%. Month-on-month, Germany’s producer price index rose by 1.5%, following a 1.9% increase in July. Economists had forecast a more modest 0.8% increase ... On the VIX Index ... ....
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Evergrande Losses Sparks Fear of Looming Credit Contagion, Janet Yellen Asks to Raise US Debt Ceiling

Bitcoin 20 Sep 2021
Evergrande Group shares nosedived on Monday dropping to 11-year lows and many analysts and economists are concerned about a possible credit contagion ... The Hang Seng Tech Index plunged in value on Monday morning as the news roiled markets. Analysts and economists believe that the ...
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Bitcoin And The Myth That Is Capitalism

Bitcoin Magazine 18 Sep 2021
As it stands, we are in the fourth turning, the final saeculum before the cycle resets ... Let’s look at the chart below (sorted by the happiness index, with the happiest nations at the top) ... 11 Economist Intelligence Unit. “Democracy Index.” Wikipedia, 2020, https.//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_Index ... “Quality of Life Index by Country.” Numbeo, 2020,.
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Lockdown sees significant slump in manufacturing levels

RNZ 17 Sep 2021
The BNZ-Business New Zealand Performance Manufacturing Index for August was at 40.1, down 22.1 from the July Index ... The August index was similar to the result recorded in May 2020 (41.4), but not as severe as the index in April that year (26) when the country was in the middle of its first nationwide lockdown.
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