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These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

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Jan. 29 2018, Published 5:25 p.m. ET

Key economic indicators

The following key global indicators were released last week:

  • Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
  • German (EWG) ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
  • UK (EWU) inflation
  • Eurozone (IEV) (VGK) inflation
  • German Ifo Business Climate Index
  • Eurozone consumer confidence
  • US 4Q17 GDP

Economic indicators are important for market participants, as they show how the economy is performing and how markets could trend.

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Series overview

In this series, we’ll analyze the Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment Index and the German ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in January 2018. We’ll also analyze the performance of the German Ifo Business Climate Index and the Eurozone Consumer Confidence Index in January 2018. Then, we’ll look at US GDP growth (SPX-INDEX) in 4Q17, UK inflation (UKX-INDEX), and Eurozone inflation (N100-INDEX) in December 2017.

In the next part of this series, we’ll analyze the Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in January 2018.

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