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Iceland Wage Growth Slows In August

Iceland’s wage growth eased in August after accelerating in the previous month, figures from Statistics Iceland showed on Friday. The wage cost index climbed 6.0 percent year-over-year in August, following a 6.3 percent rise in the previous month. In June, the rate of increase was 5.9 percent. On a monthly basis, the wage index edged…

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Amended: Lithuania Industrial Production Climbs In August

Corrects Month Lithuania’s industrial production expanded in August, driven by manufacturing sector, figures from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production climbed by a seasonal and calendar-adjusted 1.4 percent month-on-month in August. The rise was mainly led by a 1.8 percent growth in the manufacturing output. Meanwhile, the mining and quarrying output fell…

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UK Budget Deficit Widens As Govt Spending Rises

The UK budget deficit increased in August on higher expenditure amid subdued income growth, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, rose by GBP 2.4 billion from last year to GBP 6.8 billion in August. Borrowing was expected to fall to GBP 3.4 billion. This…

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Loonie Climbs After Canada Retail Sales, CPI

At 8:30 am ET Friday, Canada retail sales for July and consumer inflation for August have been released. After these data, the loonie advanced against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 87.27 against the yen, 0.9394 against the aussie, 1.2903 against the greenback and 1.5174 against the euro around 8:31 am ET. The…

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Crude Oil Futures End Modestly Higher, Gain 2.6% In The Week

A day after losing ground following U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to OPEC to lower crude prices, oil futures moved higher on Friday, with traders looking ahead to the OPEC meeting at Algeria this weekend. Recent data showing a notable drop in U.S. crude inventories and possible supply shortage post implementation of U.S. sanctions on…