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Latin America's economic prospects not so good in 2016
Latin America economyNovember 21, 2015 ET
Trade and financial shocks in the form of collapsing commodity prices and reduced availability of external financing have worsened Latin America's economic prospects in the past year.
Conference Board index for U.S. rose sharply in October
U.S. factoryNovember 20, 2015 ET
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in October to 124.1 (2010 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in September, and a 0.1 percent decline in August.
China's property market sees weaker price increases
China constructionNovember 20, 2015 ET
China's real estate sector reported slower recovery in October, with new home prices in a declining number of surveyed cities registering month-on-month rises.
Average wages in Spain at lowest level since 2007
MadridNovember 20, 2015 ET
Average wage in Spain has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, according to figures released by the Spanish Ministry of Finance.
Japan surprises with trade surplus of $902 million
Japan portNovember 20, 2015 ET
Japan posted a trade surplus last month as the value of energy imports slumped on falling oil prices, official data showed.
The world economy to grow moderately
World economyNovember 19, 2015 ET
The world economy is expected to grow by a moderate 3.1% in 2016, in line with its performance this year.
China's power use drops slightly in October
China electricityNovember 19, 2015 ET
China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, edged down 0.2 percent to 449.1 billion kilowatt hours (kwh) in October, official data showed.
Chinese consumption to surge to $6.4 trillion in 2025
Chinese street storeNovember 19, 2015 ET
Chinese consumption is poised to surge from $3.7 trillion in 2014 to $6.4 trillion in 2025, resulting in $56 trillion of cumulative spending over the next decade.
Conference Board LEI for Brazil increased 1.8 percent
Brazil LEINovember 19, 2015 ET
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 1.8 percent in October.
UK HFI index shows decline in household wellbeing
UK householdNovember 19, 2015 ET
At 44.1, the seasonally adjusted Markit UK Household Finance Index (HFI) pointed to a further decline in financial wellbeing during November.
Bangladesh posts current account surplus of nearly $1 billion
Bangladesh streetNovember 19, 2015 ET
Bangladesh recorded a current account surplus of nearly $1 billion in July-September period of the current 2015-2016 fiscal year ending June, a central bank official said.
UK consumer price index remains in negative territory
UK consumer priceNovember 19, 2015 ET
The UK consumer price index (CPI) remained into negative territory for the second consecutive month in October.

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