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Riksbank Still Signals Rate Hike In H2 2019 And Beyond

Sweden’s central bank left its key interest rate unchanged in February on lower growth and near-target inflation, after raising it in December, and reiterated the rate would be hiked in the second half of the year and beyond. The Executive Board decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at -0.25 percent, the Riksbank said in…

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Oil Prices Extend Rally On Saudi Output Pledge

Oil prices rose sharply on Wednesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia promised deeper crude output cuts and industry data showed a decline in U.S. oil inventories. Global benchmark Brent crude jumped 88 cents or 1.41 percent to $63.30 a barrel while U.S. crude oil futures were up 56 cents or 1.05 percent at 53.66 a…

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UK Consumer Price Inflation Slides To 2-year Low

UK consumer prices rose at the slowest pace in two years in January led by lower oil prices, and fell below the Bank of England’s target, while core inflation remained steady. The consumer price index rose 1.8 percent year-on-year following a 2.1 percent increase in December, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday.…

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U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged In January

Consumer prices in the U.S. were unchanged for the third straight month in January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index was unchanged in January, matching the revised reading for December. Economists had expected consumer prices to inch up by 0.1 percent. Excluding…

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Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. CPI

The U.S. Labor Department will release consumer price index for January at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Economists expect the inflation to tick up 0.1 percent on month, reversing a 0.1 percent drop in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the greenback held steady against the…

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Brazil Retail Sales Growth Slows In December

Brazil’s retail sales slowed in December, after rising in November, figures from IBGE showed on Wednesday. The retail sales recorded 0.6 percent year-on-year in December after a 4.5 percent rise in November. In October, sales rose 1.9 percent. Sales of books, newspapers, magazines and stationery declined the most, down 24.6 percent. That was followed by…

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Lithuania Producer Price Inflation Slows For Second Month

Lithuania producer price inflation slowed for a second month in January, data from the Lithuanian Statistical Department showed on Wednesday. The producer prices rose 0.2 percent year-on-year in January after a 1 percent increase in December. In November, prices rose 3.9 percent. Excluding refined petroleum products, producer prices rose 2.5 percent year-on-year following a 2.8…