Weekly Economic Outlook

Weekly Economic Outlook 2017-05-01T17:51:08+00:00

Economic Outlook – 16 September 2018

US US retail sales data came in a bit light, rising just 0.1%, but data for the prior month were revised higher and the core measure of retail sales remains up at a brisk 7.8% [...]

Economic Outlook – 9 September 2018

US US employers added 201,000 new jobs in August. The prior two months of additions were revised down 50,000, bringing the three-month average to 185,000. Gains in August were broad based, with most industries adding [...]

Economic Outlook – 2 September 2018

US The second estimate for US GDP revealed a faster pace of economic growth than first estimated, with the annualised growth rate quickening slightly to 4.2% in Q2. The details also offered additional colour on [...]

Economic Outlook – 26 August 2018

US US existing homes sales declined 0.7% to 5.34 million units in July. Single-family sales fared slightly better and only experienced a 0.2% drop, while condos and co-ops fell 4.8%. Total resales have now declined [...]

Economic Outlook – 19 August 2018

US US Consumer Prices matched expectations and edged up 0.2% in July. The monthly gain kept the headline index at a 2.9% increase on a year basis, the fastest pace in six years. Energy prices [...]

Economic Outlook – 12 August 2018

US US Consumer Prices matched expectations and edged up 0.2% in July. The monthly gain kept the headline index at a 2.9% increase on a year-to-year basis, the fastest pace in six years. Energy prices [...]