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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To Nearly Six-Month Low

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than anticipated in the week ended August 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 232,000. Read Full Story

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UK Retail Sales Growth Exceeds Expectations

UK retail sales grew more-than-expected in July as food store sales increased the most in nearly two years. The retail sales volume grew 0.3 percent month-on-month in July, the same rate as logged in June, data from the Office for ...

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Philippine Economy Expands At Faster Pace In Q2

The Philippine economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter largely driven by government spending, official data showed Thursday. Gross domestic product advanced 6.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, slightly faster than the 6.4 percent expansion seen ...

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Eurozone Economy Expands At Faster Pace As Estimated

The euro area economy expanded as initially estimated in the second quarter with better contribution from individual economies. Gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter, slightly faster than the 0.5 percent increase seen in the first three months of the ...

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Australia Wages Climb 0.5% In Q2

Wage growth in Australia gained a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on quarter in the second three months of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. Read Full Story

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