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  • Australia House Prices Climb 1.9% In Q2 House prices in Australia were up 1.9 percent on quarter in the second three months of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 1.3 percent but was down from 2.2 percent in the previous three months. On a yearly basis, house prices jumped 10.2 percent - again topping expectations for 9.2 percent but unchanged from the three months prior. The total value of residential dwellings in Australia was A$6,726,783.5 million at the end of Q2, rising $A145,868.5 million over the quarter.

    Australia House Prices Climb 1.9% In Q2

    Australia House Prices Climb 1.9% In Q2 House prices in Australia were up 1.9 percent on quarter in the second three months of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 1.3 percent but was down from 2.2 percent in the previous three months. On a yearly basis, house prices jumped 10.2 percent - again topping expectations for 9.2 percent but unchanged from the three months prior. The total value of residential dwellings in Australia was A$6,726,783.5 million at the end of Q2, rising $A145,868.5 million over the quarter.
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  • *Australia Property Prices +1.9% On Quarter, +10.2% On Year In Q2 Australia Property Prices +1.9% On Quarter, +10.2% On Year In Q2

    *Australia Property Prices +1.9% On Quarter, +10.2% On Year In Q2

    *Australia Property Prices +1.9% On Quarter, +10.2% On Year In Q2 Australia Property Prices +1.9% On Quarter, +10.2% On Year In Q2
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  • European Markets Higher as Oil Prices Gain, Manufacturers Climb European stocks finished higher on Monday, as global investors turned their interest on riskier assets amid easing geopolitical tensions. The pan-European Stoxx 600 advanced 0.33 percent, with most sectors and major bourses in the green. Portugal stocks outperformed after the eurozone country returned to an investment grade rating after over five years. The country's PSI 20 index climbed over 1.5 percent, poised for its largest one-day gain since mid-July. Europe's banking index contributed the most to lifting the overall index, with a 0.6 percent gain. Spain's Banco de Sabadell climbed one percent while Italy's UniCredit also gained. Among the largest advancers on the STOXX were Telecom Italia, rising 4.7 percent as speculation increased over how the Italian government plans to end its argument with Vivendi, the largest shareholder in the Italian company. The French conglomerate fell 0.4 percent. ..

    Prime News: European Markets Higher as Oil Prices Gain, Manufacturers Climb

    European Markets Higher as Oil Prices Gain, Manufacturers Climb European stocks finished higher on Monday, as global investors turned their interest on riskier assets amid easing geopolitical tensions. The pan-European Stoxx 600 advanced 0.33 percent, with most sectors and major bourses in the green. Portugal stocks outperformed after the eurozone country returned to an investment grade rating after over five years. The country's PSI 20 index climbed over 1.5 percent, poised for its largest one-day gain since mid-July. Europe's banking index contributed the most to lifting the overall index, with a 0.6 percent gain. Spain's Banco de Sabadell climbed one percent while Italy's UniCredit also gained. Among the largest advancers on the STOXX were Telecom Italia, rising 4.7 percent as speculation increased over how the Italian government plans to end its argument with Vivendi, the largest shareholder in the Italian company. The French conglomerate fell 0.4 percent. ..
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  • *South Korea Producer Prices +0.3% On Month, +3.2% On Year In August South Korea Producer Prices +0.3% On Month, +3.2% On Year In August

    *South Korea Producer Prices +0.3% On Month, +3.2% On Year In August

    *South Korea Producer Prices +0.3% On Month, +3.2% On Year In August South Korea Producer Prices +0.3% On Month, +3.2% On Year In August
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  • U.S. Crude Prices Rises beyond $50 Mark on Strong Demand Prices of U.S. crude oil climbed above the $50-per-barrel threshold on Monday and hovered near the previous week's multi-month highs as the number of rigs drilling for new supply declined and refineries continued to resume operations after getting shuttered by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. WTI crude futures traded up 10 cents or 0.2 percent at $49.99 per barrel. Earlier,the U.S. benchmark rose above the $50-per-barrel mark and scaled towards the over three-month peak of $50.50 hit last week Thursday. Brent oil crude futures stood at $55.66 per barrel, 4 cents higher from its last closing. The international benchmark crude contract's prices were also close to the near five-month high of $55.99 hit on Thursday. ANZ note the demand outlook from OPEC and IEA continued to uplift sentiment in the market. It added refineries are also posting a much better recovery from the recent hurricanes. Oil refineries across the Gulf of M..

    Prime News: U.S. Crude Prices Rises beyond $50 Mark on Strong Demand

    U.S. Crude Prices Rises beyond $50 Mark on Strong Demand Prices of U.S. crude oil climbed above the $50-per-barrel threshold on Monday and hovered near the previous week's multi-month highs as the number of rigs drilling for new supply declined and refineries continued to resume operations after getting shuttered by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. WTI crude futures traded up 10 cents or 0.2 percent at $49.99 per barrel. Earlier,the U.S. benchmark rose above the $50-per-barrel mark and scaled towards the over three-month peak of $50.50 hit last week Thursday. Brent oil crude futures stood at $55.66 per barrel, 4 cents higher from its last closing. The international benchmark crude contract's prices were also close to the near five-month high of $55.99 hit on Thursday. ANZ note the demand outlook from OPEC and IEA continued to uplift sentiment in the market. It added refineries are also posting a much better recovery from the recent hurricanes. Oil refineries across the Gulf of M..
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  • Home Prices Rise In Fewer Chinese Cities In August Home prices increased in fewer Chinese cities in August, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. House prices grew in 46 out of 70 cities surveyed by the government in August. House prices declined in 18 cities and remained unchanged in six. In July, prices had climbed in 56 cities. Prices remained flat in both Beijing and Shanghai. At the same time, house prices declined only in two cities on a yearly basis in August.

    Home Prices Rise In Fewer Chinese Cities In August

    Home Prices Rise In Fewer Chinese Cities In August Home prices increased in fewer Chinese cities in August, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. House prices grew in 46 out of 70 cities surveyed by the government in August. House prices declined in 18 cities and remained unchanged in six. In July, prices had climbed in 56 cities. Prices remained flat in both Beijing and Shanghai. At the same time, house prices declined only in two cities on a yearly basis in August.
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  • *Czech Jul Import Prices Down 0.8% On Year Vs. +0.5% In June Czech Jul Import Prices Down 0.8% On Year Vs. +0.5% In June

    *Czech Jul Import Prices Down 0.8% On Year Vs. +0.5% In June

    *Czech Jul Import Prices Down 0.8% On Year Vs. +0.5% In June Czech Jul Import Prices Down 0.8% On Year Vs. +0.5% In June
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  • *Czech Jul Export Prices Down 1.2% On Year Vs. -0.4% In June Czech Jul Export Prices Down 1.2% On Year Vs. -0.4% In June

    *Czech Jul Export Prices Down 1.2% On Year Vs. -0.4% In June

    *Czech Jul Export Prices Down 1.2% On Year Vs. -0.4% In June Czech Jul Export Prices Down 1.2% On Year Vs. -0.4% In June
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  • Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting Gold prices fell to its weakest level in more than two weeks early on Monday amid a stronger dollar. The likelihood of monetary policy tightening in the United States prior to the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting beginning on Tuesday also added pressure on the precious metal. Spot gold fell 0.2 percent at $1,316.50 per ounce, after slipping earlier to $1,315.10, its weakest level since Aug 31. U.S. gold futures for December delivery dropped 0.4 percent to $1,310.60 per ounce. The dollar strengthened on Monday in a cautious beginning to a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely tackle its balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide. "I think the market is increasingly focusing on the Federal Reserve and its probability of another rate hike this year," according to ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes. The greenback was steady near a seven-week peak versus the Japanese yen on Monday, bolstered by ..

    Prime News: Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting

    Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting Gold prices fell to its weakest level in more than two weeks early on Monday amid a stronger dollar. The likelihood of monetary policy tightening in the United States prior to the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting beginning on Tuesday also added pressure on the precious metal. Spot gold fell 0.2 percent at $1,316.50 per ounce, after slipping earlier to $1,315.10, its weakest level since Aug 31. U.S. gold futures for December delivery dropped 0.4 percent to $1,310.60 per ounce. The dollar strengthened on Monday in a cautious beginning to a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely tackle its balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide. "I think the market is increasingly focusing on the Federal Reserve and its probability of another rate hike this year," according to ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes. The greenback was steady near a seven-week peak versus the Japanese yen on Monday, bolstered by ..
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  • Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting Gold prices fell to its weakest level in more than two weeks early on Monday amid a stronger dollar. The likelihood of monetary policy tightening in the United States prior to the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting beginning on Tuesday also added pressure on the precious metal. Spot gold fell 0.2 percent at $1,316.50 per ounce, after slipping earlier to $1,315.10, its weakest level since Aug 31. U.S. gold futures for December delivery dropped 0.4 percent to $1,310.60 per ounce. The dollar strengthened on Monday in a cautious beginning to a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely tackle its balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide. "I think the market is increasingly focusing on the Federal Reserve and its probability of another rate hike this year," according to ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes. The greenback was steady near a seven-week peak versus the Japanese yen on Monday, bolstered by ..

    Prime News: Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting

    Gold Prices Drop to 2-Week Low Prior to Fed Meeting Gold prices fell to its weakest level in more than two weeks early on Monday amid a stronger dollar. The likelihood of monetary policy tightening in the United States prior to the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting beginning on Tuesday also added pressure on the precious metal. Spot gold fell 0.2 percent at $1,316.50 per ounce, after slipping earlier to $1,315.10, its weakest level since Aug 31. U.S. gold futures for December delivery dropped 0.4 percent to $1,310.60 per ounce. The dollar strengthened on Monday in a cautious beginning to a week in which the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely tackle its balance sheet as part of a long reversal of super-cheap money worldwide. "I think the market is increasingly focusing on the Federal Reserve and its probability of another rate hike this year," according to ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes. The greenback was steady near a seven-week peak versus the Japanese yen on Monday, bolstered by ..
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