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  • *Pound Falls To 1.3112 Against Swiss Franc Pound Falls To 1.3112 Against Swiss Franc

    *Pound Falls To 1.3112 Against Swiss Franc

    *Pound Falls To 1.3112 Against Swiss Franc Pound Falls To 1.3112 Against Swiss Franc
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  • Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales Following the release of Canada inflation for August and retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie dropped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 91.15 against the yen, 1.2297 against the greenback, 1.4712 against the euro and 0.9795 against the aussie around 8:31 am ET.

    Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales

    Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales Following the release of Canada inflation for August and retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie dropped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 91.15 against the yen, 1.2297 against the greenback, 1.4712 against the euro and 0.9795 against the aussie around 8:31 am ET.
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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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  • 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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  • *Australian Dollar Falls To More Than 3-week Low Of 0.7908 Against U.S. Dollar Australian Dollar Falls To More Than 3-week Low Of 0.7908 Against U.S. Dollar

    *Australian Dollar Falls To More Than 3-week Low Of 0.7908 Against U.S. Dollar

    *Australian Dollar Falls To More Than 3-week Low Of 0.7908 Against U.S. Dollar Australian Dollar Falls To More Than 3-week Low Of 0.7908 Against U.S. Dollar
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  • *Australian Dollar Falls To 4-day Low Of 0.9750 Against Canadian Dollar Australian Dollar Falls To 4-day Low Of 0.9750 Against Canadian Dollar

    *Australian Dollar Falls To 4-day Low Of 0.9750 Against Canadian Dollar

    *Australian Dollar Falls To 4-day Low Of 0.9750 Against Canadian Dollar Australian Dollar Falls To 4-day Low Of 0.9750 Against Canadian Dollar
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  • *NZ Dollar Falls To 3-day Low Of 1.7282 Against U.S. Dollar NZ Dollar Falls To 3-day Low Of 1.7282 Against U.S. Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Falls To 3-day Low Of 1.7282 Against U.S. Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Falls To 3-day Low Of 1.7282 Against U.S. Dollar NZ Dollar Falls To 3-day Low Of 1.7282 Against U.S. Dollar
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  • *U.S. Dollar Falls To 2-day Low Of 1.1959 Against Euro U.S. Dollar Falls To 2-day Low Of 1.1959 Against Euro

    *U.S. Dollar Falls To 2-day Low Of 1.1959 Against Euro

    *U.S. Dollar Falls To 2-day Low Of 1.1959 Against Euro U.S. Dollar Falls To 2-day Low Of 1.1959 Against Euro
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  • ARGENTINA: Unemployment Rate Falls 0.5 Pp In 2Q17, To 8.7% Argentina's unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage point (pp), to 8.7% of the economically active population, in the second quarter of the year when compared to the immediately previous quarter, said the country's statistics office, known as Indec. Regarding employment and activity rates, on the same basis of comparison, the Indec recorded 52.4% and 57.4% in the second quarter of 2017, respectively. In the immediately previous quarter, the employment rate was at 52.0%, and activity at 57.2%. Indec's data were released in its Permanent Household Survey, which aims at estimate the sociodemographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the Argentinean population.

    ARGENTINA: Unemployment Rate Falls 0.5 Pp In 2Q17, To 8.7%

    ARGENTINA: Unemployment Rate Falls 0.5 Pp In 2Q17, To 8.7% Argentina's unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage point (pp), to 8.7% of the economically active population, in the second quarter of the year when compared to the immediately previous quarter, said the country's statistics office, known as Indec. Regarding employment and activity rates, on the same basis of comparison, the Indec recorded 52.4% and 57.4% in the second quarter of 2017, respectively. In the immediately previous quarter, the employment rate was at 52.0%, and activity at 57.2%. Indec's data were released in its Permanent Household Survey, which aims at estimate the sociodemographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the Argentinean population.
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  • BRAZIL: Ibovespa Falls Tracking External Scenario And Commodities Prices After closing the last two trading sessions near stability, the Ibovespa fell by 0.53% Thursday, settling at 75,604.34 points in the face of a worsening of the external scenario and tracking commodities losses abroad, which led some investors into a profit-taking after recently achieved record highs by the benchmark stock index in Brazil. "The recent highs gave margin for sale. There are stocks that have already risen 30%, 40% in the month. Today we still had Vale in decline, due to iron ore losses," said Jos? Costa, an economist at Codepe Corretora. Meanwhile, Standard & Poor's (S&P) credit risk rating agency downgraded China's sovereign note to 'A+,' from 'AA-,' with a stable outlook. Concern over the Chinese economy has affected commodities, with iron ore retreating prices. As a result, Vale's shares (VALE3 -1.99%) were the worst losses at Ibovespa, as well as its sha..

    BRAZIL: Ibovespa Falls Tracking External Scenario And Commodities Prices

    BRAZIL: Ibovespa Falls Tracking External Scenario And Commodities Prices After closing the last two trading sessions near stability, the Ibovespa fell by 0.53% Thursday, settling at 75,604.34 points in the face of a worsening of the external scenario and tracking commodities losses abroad, which led some investors into a profit-taking after recently achieved record highs by the benchmark stock index in Brazil. "The recent highs gave margin for sale. There are stocks that have already risen 30%, 40% in the month. Today we still had Vale in decline, due to iron ore losses," said Jos? Costa, an economist at Codepe Corretora. Meanwhile, Standard & Poor's (S&P) credit risk rating agency downgraded China's sovereign note to 'A+,' from 'AA-,' with a stable outlook. Concern over the Chinese economy has affected commodities, with iron ore retreating prices. As a result, Vale's shares (VALE3 -1.99%) were the worst losses at Ibovespa, as well as its sha..
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