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U.S. Consumer Confidence Index Jumps To Highest Level In Over A Year

Reflecting a significant improvement in consumers' assessment of current conditions, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. consumer confidence reached its highest level since February of 2020 in the month of April. The Conference Board said its Read More →

European Economics Preview: German Consumer Sentiment Data Due

Consumer confidence from Germany and France are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, German GfK consumer sentiment survey results are due. The confidence index is forecast to rise to -3.5 Read More →

ADB Forecasts Developing Asia To Log Robust Recovery In 2021

The Asian Development Bank forecast developing Asia to rebound this year although the renewed outbreak of the coronavirus poses threat to the recovery. According to the latest Asian Development Outlook 2021, released Wednesday, economic growth in developing Asia will rebound Read More →

Fed Acknowledges Improving Economy, Rising Inflation But Leaves Policy Unchanged

Citing progress on Covid vaccinations and strong policy support, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy but maintained its ultra-easy monetary policy as widely expected.Original Article Read More →

Dollar Loses Ground After Fed Policy Statement

The U.S. dollar slid against other major currencies after the Federal Reserve announced its monetary policy statement Wednesday afternoon.Original Article Read More →

New Zealand Posts NZ$33 Million Trade Surplus In March

New Zealand had a merchandise trade surplus of NZ$33 million in March, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday.Original Article Read More →