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Australia Has A$10.688 Billion Current Account Deficit

Australia posted a seasonally adjusted current account deficit of A$10.688 billion in the third quarter of 2018, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. That missed expectations for a shortfall of A$10.2 billion following the upwardly revised A$12.056 billion deficit in the three months prior (originally -A$13.5 billion). Net exports of GCP came in…

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Japan Monetary Base Jumps 6.1% On Year In November

The monetary base in Japan was up 6.1 percent on year in November, the Bank of Japan said on Tuesday – coming in at 501.330 trillion yen. That follows two straight months of 5.9 percent gains. Banknotes in circulation rose 3.5 percent on year, while coins in circulation climbed 1.1 percent. Current account balances jumped…

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UK Factory Sector Remains Subdued Ahead Of Brexit

UK manufacturing growth improved in November, but activity remained subdued amid a second consecutive month of decline in export orders, though domestic demand increased as Brexit worries prompted clients to stock up on supplies. The CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers index rose to 53.1 from October’s 27-month low of 51.1, survey data from IHS Markit showed…

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South Korea GDP Expands 0.6% In Q3

South Korea’s gross domestic product advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2018, the Bank of Korea said in Wednesday’s preliminary reading. That was in line with expectation and unchanged from the three months prior. On the production side, manufacturing rose by 2.3 percent, with increased production of electrical…

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South Korea GDP Gains 0.6% In Q3

South Korea’s gross domestic product expanded by a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2018, the Bank of Korea said in Wednesday’s preliminary reading. That was in line with expectation and unchanged from the three months prior. On an annualized basis, GDP gained 2.0 percent on year – shy of…