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  • Article / 20 February 2017 at 5:58 GMT

    3 Numbers: Eurozone consumer confidence set to hold steady in February

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: Eurozone consumer confidence set to hold steady in February
    Retail spending has taken a post-Brexit vote hit in the UK. However British manufacturing seems to be weathering the post-vote era, with only a modest decline expected for the CBI Industrial Trends Orders Index for February. Meanwhile the European Commission’s Consumer Confidence Indicator is on track to hold steady this month. And turning to the leading EU economy, further declines in the German 10-year yield will signal renewed concern about the Eurozone.
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  • Article / 15 September 2015 at 5:23 GMT

    3 Numbers: German sentiment dampens, UK CPI, US retail

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: German sentiment dampens, UK CPI, US retail
    There are some who think the UK policy rate should be set higher to dampen inflation in the longer term, but as CPI remains weak, this has little traction. Meanwhile in Germany, falling economic sentiment looks as if expectations will have to be managed down and today's US retail sales numbers are unlikely to support a Fed hike.
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