EconomyWeb | Global Economic Outlook

Economic News

By in Economy on August 20, 2020
ECONOMY • Today
FirstFT: Today’s top stories
April 19, 2021
Your daily news briefing
Remittances help cushion central Asia from pandemic hit
April 19, 2021
Fall in gas revenues from China and slow vaccination rollout pose drag to recovery
Global consumers stockpile savings, is Clubhouse worth $4bn?
April 19, 2021
Consumers around the world have stockpiled an extra $5.4tn of savings since the coronavirus pandemic began

Economic News
New Zealand Manufacturing Sector Surges In March - BusinessNZ
April 15, 2021
The manufacturing sector in New Zealand continued to expand in March, and at a much faster pace, the latest survey from BusinessNZ revealed on Friday with a record-high Performance of Manufacturing Index score of 63.6.
China GDP Data On Tap For Friday
April 15, 2021
China is scheduled to release a batch of data on Friday, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are Q1 numbers for gross domestic product and March figures for industrial production, fixed asset investment, retail sales and unemployment.
U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Improves Modestly In April
April 15, 2021
Reflecting strong buyer demand, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Thursday showing a modest increase in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the month of April. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index inched up to 83 in April after dipping to 82 in March, matching economist estimates.
U.S. Business Inventories Increase 0.5% In February, Matching Estimates
April 15, 2021
Business inventories in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of February, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The Commerce Department said business inventories climbed by 0.5 percent in February after rising by an upwardly revised 0.4 percent in January.
U.S. Industrial Production Rebounds Less Than Expected In March
April 15, 2021
After reporting a sharp pullback in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Thursday showing production rebounded in the month of March. The Fed said industrial production jumped by 1.4 percent in March after plunging by a downwardly revised 2.6 percent in February.
Economic Highlights