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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.
The Merval Index, Argentina’s benchmark index, has risen about 10.5% so far in 2017 as of June 23.
Economic growth in Singapore has slowed down over the years due to the global financial crisis of 2008. But global recovery since 4Q16 appears to be helping.
Global investors should monitor economic indicators to understand conditions in the global economy. Indicators shed light on a country’s economic health.
In May 2017, Latin American (ILF) equities declined amid the political chaos within some of its member nations. In this series, we’ll look at the economic performance of several Latin American countries.
PMIs are important because they shed light on a country’s economic health and help investors identify short-term economic trends and market sentiment.
Exports from China stood at $191.0 billion in May 2017, a moderate increase of about 8.7% as compared to the corresponding period last year.
The global manufacturing sector seems to be slowing down, reflected in the May 2017 manufacturing PMI’s three-month low. Global economic activity had experienced an uptrend since 4Q16.
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The Russian economy (ERUS) is back to positive growth after two years of recession, mainly due to sanctions and lower oil prices.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index for Germany (EWG) and the Eurozone (EZU) (VGK) (N100-INDEX) for May 2017.