Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Wednesday 16 September 2020

Share On Facebook
share on Linkedin

The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers.

©

UK unemployment rate rose in July

In the UK, unemployment rate registered a rise to 4.10% in July, in line with market expectations and compared to a rate of 3.90% in the prior month.

UK average earnings including bonus fell less than expected in July

In the UK, average earnings including bonus fell 1.00% on a YoY basis in July, compared to a drop of 1.20% in the previous month. Markets were expecting average earnings to record a drop of 1.30%.

Euro-zone economic sentiment index rose in September

In the Euro-zone, the economic sentiment index climbed to a level of 73.90 in September, compared to a reading of 64.00 in the prior month.

US industrial production rose less than expected in August

In the US, industrial production advanced 0.40% on a MoM basis in August, compared to a revised rise of 3.50% in the prior month. Markets were expecting industrial production to record an advance of 1.00%.

US NY Empire State manufacturing index advanced in September

In the US, the NY Empire State manufacturing index jumped to a level of 17.00 in September, compared to a level of 3.70 in the prior month. Markets were anticipating the index to rise to a level of 6.00.

Click here to sign up for the in depth Guardian Stockbrokers Market Daily report.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE ON ADVFN, the world's leading stocks and shares information website, provides the private investor with all the latest high-tech trading tools and includes live price data streaming, stock quotes and the option to access 'Level 2' data on all of the world's key exchanges (LSE, NYSE, NASDAQ, Euronext etc).

This area of the ADVFN.com site is for independent financial commentary. These blogs are provided by independent authors via a common carrier platform and do not represent the opinions of ADVFN Plc. ADVFN Plc does not monitor, approve, endorse or exert editorial control over these articles and does not therefore accept responsibility for or make any warranties in connection with or recommend that you or any third party rely on such information. The information available at ADVFN.com is for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by ADVFN.COM and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any investment decisions. Authors may or may not have positions in stocks that they are discussing but it should be considered very likely that their opinions are aligned with their trading and that they hold positions in companies, forex, commodities and other instruments they discuss.

Leave A Reply

 
Do you want to write for our Newspaper? Get in touch: newspaper@advfn.com

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P: V: D:20200919 08:52:38