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  • Ahead of the September property price data due from China today (0130 GMT), comments from the housing minister over the weekend. - Wang Menghui spoke with reporters at a briefing in Beijing

    China house price data due today – housing minister says sales to slow in Q4

    Ahead of the September property price data due from China today (0130 GMT), comments from the housing minister over the weekend. - Wang Menghui spoke with reporters at a briefing in Beijing
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  • U.S. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In September After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their lowest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing an unexpected rebound in existing home sales in the month of September. NAR said existing home sales climbed by 0.7 percent to an annual rate of 5.39 million in September from a rate of 5.35 million in August. Economists had expected existing home sales to see further downside and drop to a rate of 5.30 million. Despite the unexpected monthly increase, existing home sales in September were down by 1.5 percent compared to the same month a year ago. "Home sales in recent months remain at their lowest level of the year and are unable to break through, despite considerable buyer interest in most parts of the country," said NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun. He added, "Realtors this fall continue to say the primary impediments stifling sales growth are the ..

    U.S. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In September

    U.S. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In September After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their lowest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing an unexpected rebound in existing home sales in the month of September. NAR said existing home sales climbed by 0.7 percent to an annual rate of 5.39 million in September from a rate of 5.35 million in August. Economists had expected existing home sales to see further downside and drop to a rate of 5.30 million. Despite the unexpected monthly increase, existing home sales in September were down by 1.5 percent compared to the same month a year ago. "Home sales in recent months remain at their lowest level of the year and are unable to break through, despite considerable buyer interest in most parts of the country," said NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun. He added, "Realtors this fall continue to say the primary impediments stifling sales growth are the ..
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  • Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. Existing Home Sales The National Association of Realtors' Existing Home Sales for September will be issued at 10.00 am ET Friday. The economists are looking for consensus of 5.300 million, slightly down from 5.350 million in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major rivals. While the greenback rose against the yen and the euro, it held steady against the franc and the pound. The greenback was worth 113.42 against the yen, 0.9827 against the franc, 1.1793 against the euro and 1.3166 against the pound as of 9:55 am ET.

    Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. Existing Home Sales

    Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. Existing Home Sales The National Association of Realtors' Existing Home Sales for September will be issued at 10.00 am ET Friday. The economists are looking for consensus of 5.300 million, slightly down from 5.350 million in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major rivals. While the greenback rose against the yen and the euro, it held steady against the franc and the pound. The greenback was worth 113.42 against the yen, 0.9827 against the franc, 1.1793 against the euro and 1.3166 against the pound as of 9:55 am ET.
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  • *U.S. Existing Home Sales Climb 0.7% In September U.S. Existing Home Sales Climb 0.7% In September

    *U.S. Existing Home Sales Climb 0.7% In September

    *U.S. Existing Home Sales Climb 0.7% In September U.S. Existing Home Sales Climb 0.7% In September
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  • Dollar Little Changed After U.S. Existing Home Sales Following the release of U.S. existing home sales for September at 10.00 am ET Friday, the greenback changed little against its major rivals. The greenback was worth 113.47 against the yen, 0.9836 against the franc, 1.1786 against the euro and 1.3164 against the pound around 10:02 am ET.

    Dollar Little Changed After U.S. Existing Home Sales

    Dollar Little Changed After U.S. Existing Home Sales Following the release of U.S. existing home sales for September at 10.00 am ET Friday, the greenback changed little against its major rivals. The greenback was worth 113.47 against the yen, 0.9836 against the franc, 1.1786 against the euro and 1.3164 against the pound around 10:02 am ET.
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  • August retail sales lower than expectations The Canada retail sales come in weaker than expected at -0.3% vs 0.5% estimate. The USDCAD has jumped up on the weaker data (lower CAD). The CPI was also a touch weaker than expectations.

    Canada retail sales for August -0.3% vs 0.5% exp. USD/CAD shoots higher.

    August retail sales lower than expectations The Canada retail sales come in weaker than expected at -0.3% vs 0.5% estimate. The USDCAD has jumped up on the weaker data (lower CAD). The CPI was also a touch weaker than expectations.
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  • Canadian Dollar Falls As Retail Sales Drop Unexpectedly, Inflation Slows The Canadian dollar dropped against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's retail sales fell unexpectedly and consumer price inflation rose less than expected in September. Data from Statistics Canada showed that the inflation slowed to 0.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in September. Economists had expected the inflation to grow by 0.3 percent, following a 0.2 percent rise in August. Separate data from the same agency showed that Canadian retail sales declined?0.3 percent in August to $48.9?billion in September. Economists were calling for an increase of 0.5 percent. This follows a 0.4 percent rise in July. Core retail sales fell 0.7 percent month-on-month, after a 0.2 percent gain in August. The figure has been expected to rise by 0.3 percent. Crude oil futures fell as the dollar continued to steady versus major rivals. Upbeat US ..

    Canadian Dollar Falls As Retail Sales Drop Unexpectedly, Inflation Slows

    Canadian Dollar Falls As Retail Sales Drop Unexpectedly, Inflation Slows The Canadian dollar dropped against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's retail sales fell unexpectedly and consumer price inflation rose less than expected in September. Data from Statistics Canada showed that the inflation slowed to 0.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in September. Economists had expected the inflation to grow by 0.3 percent, following a 0.2 percent rise in August. Separate data from the same agency showed that Canadian retail sales declined?0.3 percent in August to $48.9?billion in September. Economists were calling for an increase of 0.5 percent. This follows a 0.4 percent rise in July. Core retail sales fell 0.7 percent month-on-month, after a 0.2 percent gain in August. The figure has been expected to rise by 0.3 percent. Crude oil futures fell as the dollar continued to steady versus major rivals. Upbeat US ..
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  • September US existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors - Prior was 5.35m - Sales +0.7% vs -1.7% prior - National median price $245,100, up 4.2% y/y NAR said activity would have been "somewhat stronger" if not for lingering impact of Irma and Harvey.

    US September existing home sales 5.39m vs 5.30m expected

    September US existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors - Prior was 5.35m - Sales +0.7% vs -1.7% prior - National median price $245,100, up 4.2% y/y NAR said activity would have been "somewhat stronger" if not for lingering impact of Irma and Harvey.
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  • *Canadian Retail Sales Declined 0.3% In August Canadian Retail Sales Declined 0.3% In August

    *Canadian Retail Sales Declined 0.3% In August

    *Canadian Retail Sales Declined 0.3% In August Canadian Retail Sales Declined 0.3% In August
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  • Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales Following the release of Canada inflation for September and retail sales for August at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie slipped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.4824 against the euro, 90.19 against the yen, 1.2549 against the greenback and 0.9849 against the aussie around 8:32 am ET.

    Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales

    Loonie Falls After Canada CPI, Retail Sales Following the release of Canada inflation for September and retail sales for August at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie slipped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.4824 against the euro, 90.19 against the yen, 1.2549 against the greenback and 0.9849 against the aussie around 8:32 am ET.
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