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RTTNews Morning Market Briefing - January 1, 2014: China Manufacturing Activity Close To Stagnation

Economic News China Manufacturing Activity Close To Stagnation The slowdown in the Chinese factory sector was confirmed by results of a survey  on Thursday  that showed that activity almost stagnated in the final month of last year, while growth improved for a second straight month in the non-manufacturing sector. ( Jan 1, 2015 )  Full Article  

RTTNews Morning Market Briefing - December 26, 2014.

Commentary Stocks May Open Higher Amid Light Post-Christmas Trading - U.S. Commentary After ending  Wednesday’s  trading roughly flat following a late-day pullback, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading  on Friday . The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 35 points. ( Dec 26, 2014 )  Full Article   Economic News Japan Nov Automobile Production Continues To Fall Automobile production in Japan declined for the fifth consecutive month in November, figures from the Japan Automobile Manufactures Association showed  Friday . ( Dec 26, 2014 )  Full Article Japan Inflation Slows More Than Expected; Industrial Output Falls Unexpectedly Japan's consumer prices inflation slowed more than expected on lower oil prices in November and industrial production declined unexpectedly from the prior month, official data showed  Friday . Consumer prices rose 2.4 percent year-over-year in November f

RTTNews Morning Market Briefing - December 18, 2014.

Commentary Stocks May Extend Yesterday’s Rally In Early Trading - U.S. Commentary After ending the previous session substantially higher, stocks are likely to see further upside in early trading  on Thursday . The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 214 points. ( Dec 18, 2014 )  Full Article   Economic News New Zealand GDP Expands 1.0% In Q3 New Zealand's gross domestic product jumped 1.0 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2014, Statistics New Zealand said  on Thursday . ( Dec 18, 2014 )  Full Article   SNB Introduces Negative Interest Rates The Swiss National Bank decided to introduce negative interest rate to contain the demand for the currency and reaffirmed that it will defend the currency ceiling at an unscheduled meeting  on Thursday . The central bank imposed an interest rate of -0.25 percent on sight deposit account balances at the SNB, with an intention to take the key three-

RTTNews Morning Market Briefing - December 12, 2014.

Commentary Stocks May Open Lower Amid Continued Drop In Oil Prices - U.S. Commentary After ending the previous session moderately higher, stocks are likely to move back to the downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 90 points. (Dec 12, 2014)  Full Article   Economic News China Industrial Output Growth Softens; Retail Sales Pick Up China's industrial production growth slowed in November on temporary shutdowns, while growth in retail sales accelerated, data showed Friday. Industrial production advanced 7.2 percent in November from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics reported. The temporary shutdown of factories to reduce pollution ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in November. (Dec 12, 2014)  Full Article Eurozone Oct Industrial Output Rises Marginally Eurozone industrial production grew only marginally in October largely due to weak ene

RTTNews Morning market Briefing - December 11, 2014.

Commentary Stocks May See Early Strength On Upbeat Retail Sales Data - U.S. Commentary After moving sharply lower over the course of the previous session, stocks are likely to move back to the upside in early trading  on Thursday . The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 54 points. ( Dec 11, 2014 )  Full Article   Economic News RBNZ Keeps OCR Unchanged At 3.50% The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's monetary policy board  on Thursday  elected to hold its Official Cash Rate steady at 3.50 percent - in line with expectations. ( Dec 11, 2014 )  Full Article Japan Core Machine Orders Plunge 6.4% Core machine orders in Japan tumbled 6.4 percent on month in October, the Cabinet Office said  on Thursday  - worth 778.0 billion yen. ( Dec 11, 2014 )  Full Article   Australia Unemployment Rate Climbs To 6.3% The unemployment rate in Australia moved up to a seasonally adjusted 6.3 percent in November, the Austra

RTTNews Morning Market Briefing - December 8, 2014.

Commentary Stocks May Come Under Pressure Amid Overseas Worries - U.S. Commentary Following the mixed performance seen last week, stocks are likely to come under pressure in early trading  on Monday . The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 59 points. ( Dec 8, 2014 )  Full Article Economic News New Zealand Manufacturing Activity Volume Climbs 0.4% In Q3 The volume of manufacturing activity in New Zealand advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014, Statistics New Zealand said  on Monday  - following the 0.6 percent contraction in the second quarter. ( Dec 8, 2014 )  Full Article Japan GDP Revised Down To 1.9% On Year In Q3 Japan's gross domestic product declined a downwardly revised 1.9 percent on year in the third quarter of 2014, the Cabinet Office said in  Monday's  final reading - confirming the country's slide into recession. ( Dec 8, 2014 )  Full Article C