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France Q4 Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2009

France’s ILO unemployment rate fell in the fourth quarter of 2018 to its lowest level in nearly a decade, after remaining stable in the previous three months, preliminary data from the statistical office INSEE showed on Thursday. The ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and the overseas departments dropped 0.3 points quarter-on-quarter to 8.8 percent,…

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Gold Flat To Slightly Lower As Dollar Holds Firm

Gold prices were flat to slightly lower on Thursday and the dollar index held firm near its best level since Dec. 17 as a two-day conference kicked off in Beijing to help resolve simmering trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Spot gold was little changed at $1,306.29 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures were…

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German Wholesale Price Inflation At 11-Month Low

Germany’s wholesale price inflation slowed for the third straight month in January, to the lowest level in eleven months, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The wholesale price index climbed 1.1 percent year-on-year in January after a 2.5 percent rise in December. The pace was the slowest since February 2017, when prices…

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Dutch Exports Fall For Second Month In December

The Netherlands’ exports eased further for the second straight month in December, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The volume of exports fell 2.2 percent year-on-year in December following a 0.8 percent decline in November. Imports rose 1.7 percent annually in December. Import and export growth is being depressed by a…

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Dollar Steady Ahead Of U.S. Retail Sales

The U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended February 9, retail sales for December and producer price index for January are due at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Ahead of these data, the greenback held steady against its major counterparts. The greenback was worth 111.03 against the yen, 1.0091 against the franc, 1.1270 against the…

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Dollar Falls Following U.S. Retail Sales

The U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended February 9, retail sales for December and producer price index for January have been released at 8:30 am ET Thursday. After these data, the greenback declined against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 110.87 against the yen, 1.0076 against the franc, 1.1285 against the…