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Inflation in Indonesia (EEM) in July 2017 stayed in line with the market expectation of 3.9%.
South Korean equities are soaring in 2017, with the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (or KOSPI), its benchmark index, reaching an all-time high of 2,451.5 in July 2017.
Sensex, India’s (EPI) benchmark index, closed above the 32,000 mark for the first time on July 13, 2017.
Economic activity in Mexico rose 3.1% year-over-year (or YoY) in May 2017, a rebound from its YoY fall of 0.57% in April 2017.
Global investors should keep an eye on economic indicators to understand the condition of global economies and their economic health.
Improved industrial production and exports in Russia (RSX) have helped to lift the country’s economic activity in 2017.
Asian nations (AAXJ) are experiencing a continuation of the economic recovery that has been going on for a couple of quarters now.
China’s economy surprised the markets when it rose 6.9% year-over-year (or YoY) in 2Q17. This rise was the economy’s biggest in the last six consecutive quarters.
Investors should track economic indicators to understand the health of the global economy (ACWI) (VTI).
Brazil seems to be giving mixed signals, with its index of economic activity (BRZU) dropping by 0.51% month-over-month in May 2017.
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Thailand saw impressive growth in 1Q17 due in part to external demand and public investment. Its GDP rose 3.3% in 1Q17 as compared to a 3% rise in 4Q16.
The Malaysian economy gave us an impressive growth story in 1Q17, with its increased investments in infrastructure and private sector expansion.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final services PMIs of the major developed nations for June 2017. Services PMIs are important indicators.
The JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI remained stable at 52.6 in June 2017. A consistent number indicates steady improvement in global manufacturing operating conditions in June compared to May.
The Indonesian (EIDO) economy rose 5.0% on a year-over-year basis in 1Q17. Indonesia’s performance in 1Q17 was mainly due to higher exports.
The S&P 500 rose 7.6% between January 3 and June 30, 2017, a strong gain. This rise was the largest the S&P 500 has seen in the first half of the year since 2009.
South Korean (EWY) stocks continued to surge in June 2017, gaining about 2% as of June 29.
In this series, we’ll look at a variety of global economic indicators, including US consumer confidence, which showed a minor improvement in June 2017.
Economic activity in Mexico (EWW) contracted 0.70% year-over-year in April 2017. It was a sharp fall compared to the 4.3% rise in March 2017.