Manufacturing conditions across New York City improved at a slower pace in February with the New York Fed’s Empire State Index slipping to 7.78. The reading was below the 9.95...read more
US retail sales underwhelmed for a second-consecutive month in January with a decline of 0.8% reported. The fall, coming on the back of a 0.9% contraction in December, was below...read more
In trend terms Australian unemployment increased to 6.28% from 6.27% in December, a minuscule rise but still the highest level seen since July 2002. From a year earlier the rate has increase by 0.4ppts. Over the month full time employment grew by 6,246 while part time...read more
Eurogroup finance ministers have just concluded their meeting in Brussels. At this point no official announcement relating to Greek debt negotiations has been forthcoming. There...read more
US job openings expanded strongly in December with the Jolts job index jumping to 5.028m. The reading, higher than the 4.847m level of November and expectations for an increase...read more
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