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IFO index: German mind-blowing recovery continues
In July, the Ifo index broke another record maximum, demonstrating that the strong revival of German economy will move on.
The Ifo index, Germany’s most prominent leading indicator, added for the sixth month in a row, hitting another all-time maximum in July. It’s currently showing 116.0, soaring from June’s outcome of 115.1. Both the hopes and current assessment component demonstrated a drastic improvement.
The given acceleration in the German economy is not only the outcome of sturdy private as well as public consumption, but it’s also provoked by a sudden industrial recovery and stronger investment. Nearly unnoticed, the industry has shifted from being sluggish to surprisingly buoyant.
It feels like investment might pick up over the course of 2017. In fact, the combination of firm orders and low inventories appears to be as positive as in mid-2006 and also late-2010. Meanwhile, capacity utilization has leapt to the highest value since late 2008.
The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
Happy Monday, dear traders! Hope you had a great weekend and you’re ready for the last trading week in 2022! Later this week we’ll announce some exciting news for you, but now let’s look through some interesting news! Today’s events: USA, UK, Hong…
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.