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  • Australian Dollar Rises Amid Risk Appetite The Australian dollar climbed against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Tuesday amid risk appetite, as Asian shares rose tracking fresh record highs on Wall Street as well as on firm commodity prices. Comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who reiterated her belief that additional gradual interest rate hikes are likely to be appropriate over the next few years, also supported stocks. Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's October 3 meeting showed that members of the Reserve Bank of Australia said that the country's economy was strengthening in line with expectations. Price pressure remained broadly subdued, the minutes said, thanks in part to a strengthening Australian dollar and a softening greenback. At the meeting, the RBA kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged at the record low of 1.50 percent, as expected. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said the total number of new motor vehicle sa..

    Australian Dollar Rises Amid Risk Appetite

    Australian Dollar Rises Amid Risk Appetite The Australian dollar climbed against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Tuesday amid risk appetite, as Asian shares rose tracking fresh record highs on Wall Street as well as on firm commodity prices. Comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who reiterated her belief that additional gradual interest rate hikes are likely to be appropriate over the next few years, also supported stocks. Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's October 3 meeting showed that members of the Reserve Bank of Australia said that the country's economy was strengthening in line with expectations. Price pressure remained broadly subdued, the minutes said, thanks in part to a strengthening Australian dollar and a softening greenback. At the meeting, the RBA kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged at the record low of 1.50 percent, as expected. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said the total number of new motor vehicle sa..
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  • New Zealand Q3 Inflation Rises 0.5% Consumer prices in New Zealand advanced 0.5 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That exceeded forecasts for a gain of 0.4 percent following the flat reading in the previous three months. Food prices rose 1.1 percent, influenced by higher prices for vegetables (up 6.2 percent). Housing and household utilities rose 1.0 percent, influenced by local authority rates (up 3.5 percent), rentals for housing (up 0.6 percent), and purchase of new housing (up 1.1 percent). Transport prices fell 1.1 percent, with cheaper petrol prices (down 1.7 percent), and international airfares (down 5.5 percent). On a yearly basis, inflation climbed 1.9 percent - again topping expectations for 1.8 percent and up from 1.7 percent in the three months prior. Housing and household utilities increased 3.0 percent, with purchase of new housing up 5.4 percent, and rentals for housing up 2.2 percent. Food prices incre..

    New Zealand Q3 Inflation Rises 0.5%

    New Zealand Q3 Inflation Rises 0.5% Consumer prices in New Zealand advanced 0.5 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That exceeded forecasts for a gain of 0.4 percent following the flat reading in the previous three months. Food prices rose 1.1 percent, influenced by higher prices for vegetables (up 6.2 percent). Housing and household utilities rose 1.0 percent, influenced by local authority rates (up 3.5 percent), rentals for housing (up 0.6 percent), and purchase of new housing (up 1.1 percent). Transport prices fell 1.1 percent, with cheaper petrol prices (down 1.7 percent), and international airfares (down 5.5 percent). On a yearly basis, inflation climbed 1.9 percent - again topping expectations for 1.8 percent and up from 1.7 percent in the three months prior. Housing and household utilities increased 3.0 percent, with purchase of new housing up 5.4 percent, and rentals for housing up 2.2 percent. Food prices incre..
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  • Croatia Inflation Rises For Third Month Croatia's consumer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in September, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. The consumer price index climbed 1.4 percent year-over-year in September, faster than the 1.1 percent rise in August. The measure has been rising since December last year. Moreover, the latest rate of increase was the sharpest since April, when prices had grown the same 1.4 percent. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 3.4 percent annually in September and transport costs rose by 2.2 percent. Meanwhile, utility costs registered a decrease of 0.9 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.5 percent in September after remaining flat in the preceding month.

    Croatia Inflation Rises For Third Month

    Croatia Inflation Rises For Third Month Croatia's consumer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in September, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. The consumer price index climbed 1.4 percent year-over-year in September, faster than the 1.1 percent rise in August. The measure has been rising since December last year. Moreover, the latest rate of increase was the sharpest since April, when prices had grown the same 1.4 percent. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 3.4 percent annually in September and transport costs rose by 2.2 percent. Meanwhile, utility costs registered a decrease of 0.9 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.5 percent in September after remaining flat in the preceding month.
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  • *Croatia Sep CPI Rises 1.4% On Year Vs. 1.0% In August Croatia Sep CPI Rises 1.4% On Year Vs. 1.0% In August

    *Croatia Sep CPI Rises 1.4% On Year Vs. 1.0% In August

    *Croatia Sep CPI Rises 1.4% On Year Vs. 1.0% In August Croatia Sep CPI Rises 1.4% On Year Vs. 1.0% In August
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  • German Manufacturing Employment Rises In August Germany's manufacturing employment increased in August from a year ago, data from Destatis showed Monday. The number of people worked in local manufacturing units rose by around 97,000 or 1.8 percent from prior year in August. At the end of August, there were 5.5 million employed persons in local manufacturing units. The number of hours worked in August climbed 2.8 percent from a year earlier, reaching 690 million. The earnings totaled EUR 21.9 billion, which was 3.6 percent more than in August 2016.

    German Manufacturing Employment Rises In August

    German Manufacturing Employment Rises In August Germany's manufacturing employment increased in August from a year ago, data from Destatis showed Monday. The number of people worked in local manufacturing units rose by around 97,000 or 1.8 percent from prior year in August. At the end of August, there were 5.5 million employed persons in local manufacturing units. The number of hours worked in August climbed 2.8 percent from a year earlier, reaching 690 million. The earnings totaled EUR 21.9 billion, which was 3.6 percent more than in August 2016.
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  • *Yen Rises To More Than 1-month High Of 114.47 Against The Swiss Franc Yen Rises To More Than 1-month High Of 114.47 Against The Swiss Franc

    *Yen Rises To More Than 1-month High Of 114.47 Against The Swiss Franc

    *Yen Rises To More Than 1-month High Of 114.47 Against The Swiss Franc Yen Rises To More Than 1-month High Of 114.47 Against The Swiss Franc
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  • *Japan Aug Capacity Utilization Rises 3.3% On Month Japan Aug Capacity Utilization Rises 3.3% On Month

    *Japan Aug Capacity Utilization Rises 3.3% On Month

    *Japan Aug Capacity Utilization Rises 3.3% On Month Japan Aug Capacity Utilization Rises 3.3% On Month
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  • *Japan Aug Industrial Production Rises Rev 2% On Month: Final Japan Aug Industrial Production Rises Rev 2% On Month: Final

    *Japan Aug Industrial Production Rises Rev 2% On Month: Final

    *Japan Aug Industrial Production Rises Rev 2% On Month: Final Japan Aug Industrial Production Rises Rev 2% On Month: Final
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  • The latest Atlanta Fed GDPNow estimate The Atlanta Fed has joined in the chorus that's boosting Q3 estimates. "The forecast of third-quarter real consumer spending growth increased from 2.2 percent to 2.5 percent after this morning's retail sales report from the U.S. Census Bureau and this morning's Consumer Price Index release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor

    Atlanta Fed GDPNow Q3 tracker rises to 2.7% from 2.5%

    The latest Atlanta Fed GDPNow estimate The Atlanta Fed has joined in the chorus that's boosting Q3 estimates. "The forecast of third-quarter real consumer spending growth increased from 2.2 percent to 2.5 percent after this morning's retail sales report from the U.S. Census Bureau and this morning's Consumer Price Index release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor
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  • Italy Sep Final HICP Rises 1.8% M-o-M, Flash 1.8% The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com

    *Italy Sep Final HICP Rises 1.8% M-o-M, Flash 1.8%

    Italy Sep Final HICP Rises 1.8% M-o-M, Flash 1.8% The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com
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