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Eurozone Consumer Confidence Strengthens To Fresh 21-Month High in January

The Eurozone flash consumer confidence reading strengthened slightly to -4.9 for January from -5.1 the previous month and was in line with consensus expectations....
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Canadian November Wholesale Sales Rise 0.2%, Motor Vehicles Sales Decline

Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.2% in November, which was slightly lower than consensus forecasts for a 0.3% gain, although the October increase was revised...
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Japan’s Economy to Enter “Virtuous Cycle” in 2017: Finance Minister Aso

Despite global uncertainty, Japan's economy is on track to achieve sustainable economic growth this year, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Sunday, as quoted...
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Top 5 Economic Calendar Events for January 23–27

Political events will tend to dominate the week ahead as the new US Administration under President Trump takes office. Markets will be looking for...
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China’s Steel Reform Shifts Into Higher Gear

The Chinese government has concluded its three-day working conference this week. During the conference, China’s policymakers have outlined the strategic steps of the country’s...
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Trumponomics, the Forex Market, and the Dollar: Short-Term Fed Speculation, Long-Term Vulnerability

President Trump has been inaugurated as US President amid the promise to make America great again and to restore jobs. The inauguration speech was...
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Baker Hughes US Oil Rig Count Jumps 29 to 551, Largest Weekly Rise Since...

U.S. oil driller Baker Hughes reported that the active number of oil rigs rose sharply, increasing by 29 to 551 for the week ending...
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Fed’s Harker Expects Three Rate Hikes In 2017

In comments on Friday, Philadelphia Fed President Harker reiterated that, GDP growth, inflation and the labour market are displaying considerable strength and indicate a...
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IEA Expects US Shale Oil Production to Add 500,000 Bpd in 2017

While speaking at the Davos World Economic Forum, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol shared his opinion on how US shale...

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