Economic News To Watch This Week
Highlights from last week: The U.S CB Consumer confidence which measures the level of a composite index based on surveyed household decreased from expected 120.1 to 117.9. Canada GDP increased by 0.2% from expected 0.3% reaching 0.5%. Get all Canada GDP 2017 dates HERE. Australia Retail Sales increased from expected 0.3% to 1.0%. Get all Retail Sales 2017 dates HERE. U.S ADP Non-Farm Employment Change increased by 72k from expected 181k to 253k. We wrapped up our week with the UK Construction PMI which increased from expected 52.7 to 56.0. U.S Average Earnings held steady at 0.2%. Non-Farm Payrolls decreased by 43k from expected 181k to 138k while unemployment rate also decreased to 4.3% from expected 4.4%.
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