Italy’s economy seen growing 4.1% this year, business lobby says

© Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rome ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s virus-hit economy is expected to grow 4.1% this year and 4.2% in 2022 in an “uncertain ascent from the abyss”, the country’s business lobby Confindustria said on Saturday. The Italian economy shrank by a post-war record of 8.9% last year, and […]

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Australia survey of consumer inflation expectations for March: 4.1% (prior 3.7%)

The point about inflation expectations is ‘anchoring’. Its not really relevant at present. But, if you’d like more I posted on it previously, here’s a link if you are interested.    Invest in yourself. See our forex education hub. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Forexlive RSS Breaking news feed

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US MBA mortgage applications w.e. 22 January -4.1% vs -1.9% prior

Latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association for the week ending 22 January 2021 Market index 907.6 vs 946.8 prior Purchase index 334.2 vs 348.2 prior Refinancing index 4,261.5 vs 4,484.2 prior 30-year mortgage rate 2.95% vs 2.92% prior The drop here stems from a decline in purchases and refinancing activity in the past week, […]

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Ford to close Brazil manufacturing operations, take $4.1 billion in charges

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ford Motor Co’s logo pictured in 2019 2/2 By Ben Klayman and Alberto Alerigi DETROIT/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ford Motor (NYSE:) Co said on Monday it will close its three plants in Brazil this year and take pretax charges of about $ 4.1 billion as the COVID-19 pandemic amplified the […]

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