US retail sales – February 15th 2017 13:30 (GMT+1)

US retail sales in January grew by 0.4% due to increased sales of gas stations and restaurants.
Economists had forecast a moderate increase of 0.1% in January.


Market News Briefing – November 14th 2016 07:30 (GMT+1)


The trading on the Asian stock markets conducted with a mixed trend, at the background of mixed macroeconomic data in China which weigh down the trading, while weakening the Japanese yen that benefited the Japanese exporters and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

China National Statistics Office published today that retail sales in October increased by 10% compared to October 2015, but a drop compared to the 10.7% increase in September.
Another data pointed of a growth of 6.1% in industrial output – a figure identical to that published last month, but it was short compared to the economists’ forecasts.