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Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended January 19, 2018

In U.S. economic news, Philadelphia Fed Index for January read at 22.2, below the upwardly-revised prior-month’s reading of 27.9, and short of consensus estimates of 24.5. Elsewhere, Eurozone inflation slowed to 1.4% in December following November’s 1.5% record, and is in-line with economists’ estimates. Meanwhile, the gross domestic product for China during 2017 expanded for the first time in seven years, as the year-end figure reported by the National Bureau of Statistics came in at 6.9%.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended December 29, 2017

In U.S. economic news the Case-Shiller Home Price Index registered 6.4% growth for October, beating both September’s growth of 6.2% and consensus estimates of 6.3%. The Consumer Confidence Index showed a December reading of 122.1, below both November’s downwardly revised figure of 128.6 and analysts’ estimates of 128.0.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended December 15, 2017

In U.S. economic news, CPI for the month of November was reported as a 0.4% growth, higher than the 0.1% gain seen in the prior month and matching economists’ estimates. November’s core CPI dipped slightly to a 0.1% rise, coming in slightly less than the prior month’s reading and economists’ estimates of a 0.2% jump.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended December 08, 2017

In U.S. economic news, October’s factory orders came in at a 0.1% decrease, below the prior-period’s upwardly-revised 1.7% gain, and higher than estimates  of a 0.4% decrease. In labor news, the unemployment rate for November came in at 4.1%, matching both October’s reading and estimates.Non-farm payrolls for November were reported as 228K, lower than the prior-month’s downwardly-revised 244K, yet above estimates of 190K. Non-farm private payrolls for November were released as 221K, below October’s downwardly-revised 247K, and higher than estimates of 170K.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended December 1, 2017

In U.S. economic news, the second estimate of GDP in the third quarter was a growth of 3.3%, up from the prior-quarter’s figure of 3.0% and just above consensus estimates of 3.2%. Germany’s unemployment declined to 18,000 in November from October as the jobless rate held steady at 50.6%. Manufacturing growth in India expanded as PMI was released as 52.6 in November, gaining from the 50.3 reported in October.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended November 24, 2017

In U.S. economic news, durable orders for October fell 1.2%, below the prior-period’s 2.2% increase and missing analysts’ estimates of 0.4% growth. Germany’s GDP grew 0.8% sequentially, expanding from the 0.6% reported in the second quarter and in-line with economists’ estimates. Taiwan’s third-quarter real GDP grew by 3.10% year-over-year, slightly lower than the previous estimate of 3.11%, and higher than the upwardly-revised 2.28% on-year growth reported in the second quarter.

Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended November 17, 2017

In U.S. economic news, retail sales grew 0.2% in October, below the prior month’s upwardly-revised 1.9% rise, but besting estimates of a 0.1% gain. The U.K. retails grew 0.3% in October, ahead of economists’ predictions of a 0.2% gain. Moody’s has announced that they have upgraded Indian sovereign debt from Baa3 to Baa2. Economic and institutional reforms prompted the ratings agency to make the change which indicates a change from “stable” to “positive.”

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