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  • Japan Leading Index Falls Less Than Estimated In July Japan's leading index decreased less than initially estimated in July, latest data from the Cabinet Office showed Monday. The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, dropped to 105.2 in July from 105.7 in June. The reading for July was revised up from 105.0. The coincident index that reflects the current economic activity, fell to 115.7 in July from 116.8 in the prior month. The flash score for July was 115.6. The lagging index declined from 116.7 in June to 116.0 in July.

    Japan Leading Index Falls Less Than Estimated In July

    Japan Leading Index Falls Less Than Estimated In July Japan's leading index decreased less than initially estimated in July, latest data from the Cabinet Office showed Monday. The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, dropped to 105.2 in July from 105.7 in June. The reading for July was revised up from 105.0. The coincident index that reflects the current economic activity, fell to 115.7 in July from 116.8 in the prior month. The flash score for July was 115.6. The lagging index declined from 116.7 in June to 116.0 in July.
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  • The delivery of about 6 million JioPhone units will start on Sunday and be completed within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).Deliveries of the low-cost 4G handsets will begin from rural areas and small towns before urban centres, the partner, who did not wish to be named, told PTI."The Chairman (Mukesh Ambani) had said that the JioPhone will bridge digital divide between rural and urban India.Therefore, delivery of JioPhone will start this Sunday in rural areas and small towns," the channel partner said.Jio Phone First ImpressionsQueries sent to Reliance Jio did not elicit any response. Pre-booking of the JioPhone started on August 24 against payment of a refundable deposit of Rs. 500. The remainder Rs. 1,000 has to be paid by the customer when the company starts delivering the handsets. The entire amount will be refunded against return of the phone after three years."The delivery of first lot of 6 million will be completed in 10-15 days," the..

    Jio Phone Deliveries Said to Have Started on Sunday, 6 Million Units to Be Delivered in 15 Days

    The delivery of about 6 million JioPhone units will start on Sunday and be completed within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).Deliveries of the low-cost 4G handsets will begin from rural areas and small towns before urban centres, the partner, who did not wish to be named, told PTI."The Chairman (Mukesh Ambani) had said that the JioPhone will bridge digital divide between rural and urban India.Therefore, delivery of JioPhone will start this Sunday in rural areas and small towns," the channel partner said.Jio Phone First ImpressionsQueries sent to Reliance Jio did not elicit any response. Pre-booking of the JioPhone started on August 24 against payment of a refundable deposit of Rs. 500. The remainder Rs. 1,000 has to be paid by the customer when the company starts delivering the handsets. The entire amount will be refunded against return of the phone after three years."The delivery of first lot of 6 million will be completed in 10-15 days," the..
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  • This from the Australian Financial Review, a piece on what is being overlooked "amid the focus on negatives " (here is a reminder of the negatives ICYMI:

    Australia press: Australia’s next boom has barely started

    This from the Australian Financial Review, a piece on what is being overlooked "amid the focus on negatives " (here is a reminder of the negatives ICYMI:
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  • We Surprised This Kid With A Rainbow Bedroom
    Canadian August inflation data - was +1.2% - CPI +0.1% m/m vs +0.2% exp - Prior 0.0% m/m Core metrics: - CPI common y/y +1.5% vs +1.4% prior The upticks in the core measures somewhat mitigate the weak headline, but not enough to prevent a 50-pip jump in USD/CAD. Part of the reason for such a big move was that retail

    Canada August CPI +1.4% vs +1.5% y/y expected

    Canadian August inflation data - was +1.2% - CPI +0.1% m/m vs +0.2% exp - Prior 0.0% m/m Core metrics: - CPI common y/y +1.5% vs +1.4% prior The upticks in the core measures somewhat mitigate the weak headline, but not enough to prevent a 50-pip jump in USD/CAD. Part of the reason for such a big move was that retail
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  • Taiwan Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly In August Taiwan's unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly in August, though marginally, data from the Directorate General of Budget Accounting and Statistics, or DGBAS, showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 3.76 percent in August from 3.78 percent in July. Meanwhile, economists had expected the rate to rise to 3.80 percent. The number of unemployed people fell to 443,000 in August from 446,000 in July. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 462,000. The labor force participation rate was 58.83 percent in August versus 58.82 percent in July. On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate rose to 3.89 percent in August from 3.84 percent in the preceding month.

    Taiwan Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly In August

    Taiwan Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly In August Taiwan's unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly in August, though marginally, data from the Directorate General of Budget Accounting and Statistics, or DGBAS, showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 3.76 percent in August from 3.78 percent in July. Meanwhile, economists had expected the rate to rise to 3.80 percent. The number of unemployed people fell to 443,000 in August from 446,000 in July. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 462,000. The labor force participation rate was 58.83 percent in August versus 58.82 percent in July. On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate rose to 3.89 percent in August from 3.84 percent in the preceding month.
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  • US president responds to earlier comments from North Korea 22 Sept Full tweet reads: "Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!" What, no words in block capitals ?

    Trump tweets that Kim Jong Un “will be tested like never before”

    US president responds to earlier comments from North Korea 22 Sept Full tweet reads: "Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!" What, no words in block capitals ?
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  • Poland Jobless Rate Falls As Expected In August Poland's unemployment rate decreased slightly in August, in line with expectations, figures from the Central Statistical Office showed Friday. The registered jobless rate dropped to 7.0 percent in August from 7.1 percent in July. The figure also matched consensus estimate. In the corresponding month last year, the unemployment rate was 8.4 percent. The number of unemployed people declined to 1.13 million in August from 1.14 million in the prior month. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 1.35 million.

    Poland Jobless Rate Falls As Expected In August

    Poland Jobless Rate Falls As Expected In August Poland's unemployment rate decreased slightly in August, in line with expectations, figures from the Central Statistical Office showed Friday. The registered jobless rate dropped to 7.0 percent in August from 7.1 percent in July. The figure also matched consensus estimate. In the corresponding month last year, the unemployment rate was 8.4 percent. The number of unemployed people declined to 1.13 million in August from 1.14 million in the prior month. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 1.35 million.
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  • Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino is considering thrusting Virgil van Dijk into his starting line-up in an attempt to shackle free-scoring Manchester United.Holland defender Van Dijk has not started a game for eight months after suffering a serious foot injury in January and then handing in a transfer request during the summer.The 26-year-old made his first-team return as a substitute in the 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace last weekend and could now be called upon on Saturday to help nullify a United side which has hit 16 goals in their opening five Premier League games.Mauricio Pellegrino says he will make a late decision on whether #SaintsFC's @VirgilvDijk will be in contention for #MUFC: pic.twitter.com/sWrkmBlSOC— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) September 21, 2017“We’ll decide tomorrow (Friday),” said Pellegrino when asked if Van Dijk will line-up against Jose Mourinho’s men. “But every single week, Virgil is important because he is getting better.“After a long period..

    Pellegrino weighing up Van Dijk start against freescoring Man United

    Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino is considering thrusting Virgil van Dijk into his starting line-up in an attempt to shackle free-scoring Manchester United.Holland defender Van Dijk has not started a game for eight months after suffering a serious foot injury in January and then handing in a transfer request during the summer.The 26-year-old made his first-team return as a substitute in the 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace last weekend and could now be called upon on Saturday to help nullify a United side which has hit 16 goals in their opening five Premier League games.Mauricio Pellegrino says he will make a late decision on whether #SaintsFC's @VirgilvDijk will be in contention for #MUFC: pic.twitter.com/sWrkmBlSOC— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) September 21, 2017“We’ll decide tomorrow (Friday),” said Pellegrino when asked if Van Dijk will line-up against Jose Mourinho’s men. “But every single week, Virgil is important because he is getting better.“After a long period..
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