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  • Calendar event / Wednesday at 23:50 GMT
    High Industrial Output (on month)
    Med Inventory/Shipment Ratio, M/M%
    -1.6%
    Med Shipments, M/M%
    +0.3%
    Med Inventories, M/M%
    +1.3%
    Med Indus Output Mo-Ahead Forecast
    +0.5%
    Med Indus Output 2-Mo Forecast
    Med Indus Output 3-Mo Forecast
    -1.5%
  • Editor’s Picks / Monday at 4:52 GMT

    China must act fast to fix demographic time bomb

    South China Morning Post
    The baby boom expected for China with the 2013 easing of the one-child policy has not happened. Couples allowed to have two children have decided not to, putting finances, lifestyle and careers first. The low birth rate and ageing issue mean that population control measures should be scrapped. The one-child policy has meant a rapid ageing of society, a shrinking workforce, growing numbers of elderly and a vast gender imbalance. The worse the demographics get, the more the economy will suffer through low productivity, a decline in consumerism and the need for more government funding for pensions and health care.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 22 July 2015 at 23:11 GMT

    Kuroda pushes productivity, reform in Bangkok talk

    Nikkei Asian Review
    Boosting productivity is crucial to ensuring continued growth in Asia, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said during a recent speech in Bangkok. Productivity growth allows an economy to overcome issues such as shrinking working-age populations, Kuroda said. A well-functioning market mechanism makes sustainable growth possible, he argued. Kuroda said that now is the right time to put necessary reforms in motion. And changes brought about under dictators are unsustainable, he contended. Meanwhile the BOJ governor said that he expects that an easing of the impact of plunging oil prices and the tighter labour market to bolster inflation in Japan.
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  • Article / 15 July 2015 at 5:01 GMT

    3 Numbers: UK jobs appear robust, US industry, US NY Fed Index

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: UK jobs appear robust, US industry, US NY Fed Index
    While the UK's job numbers are looking strong all eyes will be on today's US manufacturing numbers, after yesterday’s disappointing data on retail spending for June. And yes, it will cause yet more conjecture about the strength of US economic growth and consequent timing over a Federal Reserve rate hike.
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  • Calendar event / 15 July 2015 at 2:00 GMT

    CN Industrial Output

    forecast
    actual
    Med Industrial Prod YoY
    +6.1%
    +6.8%
    Med Industrial Prod MoM
    15 July
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  • Calendar event / 14 July 2015 at 9:00 GMT

    EU Industrial Production

    forecast
    actual
    High Industrial Output Monthly
    +0.2%
    -0.4%
    Med Industrial Output Yearly
    +1.9%
    +1.6%
  • Calendar event / 13 July 2015 at 4:30 GMT

    JP Revised Industrial Production

    forecast
    actual
    Med Revised Industrial Output (on month)
    -2.2%
    -2.1%
    Med Revised Shipments (on month)
    -1.9%
    -1.9%
    Med Revised Inventories (on month)
    -0.8%
    -0.8%
    Med Factory Operating Ratio (on month)
    -3%
  • Calendar event / 10 July 2015 at 8:00 GMT

    IT Industrial Production

    forecast
    actual
    Low Industrial Output Monthly
    +0.3%
    +0.9%
    Low Industrial Output Yearly
    +1%
    +3%
  • Calendar event / 07 July 2015 at 6:00 GMT

    DE Industrial Production Index

    forecast
    actual
    High Industrial Output (Adjusted) MoM
    0%
    0%
    Med Construction Output Pct Chg MoM
    -0.5%
    Med Industrial Output (Adjusted) YoY
    Med Manufacturing Output Pct Change MoM
    Med Industrial Output Pct Chg YoY
    -4.6%