The European Central Bank held its benchmark refinancing rate at 0% on December 13th and confirmed the end of its €2.6 trillion bond purchase scheme later this month, while it will keep reinvesting cash from maturing bonds for an extended period of time. Policymakers also reiterated they expect key interest rates to remain at record low levels at least through the summer of 2019.



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Actual Chg %Chg
EURUSD 1.13650 0.0003 -0.03%
GBPUSD 1.26701 0.0037 0.29%
AUDUSD 0.72351 0.0016 0.22%
NZDUSD 0.68678 0.0014 0.20%
USDJPY 113.55 0.2760 0.24%
USDCNY 6.87619 0.0078 0.11%
USDCHF 0.99267 0.0001 -0.01%
USDCAD 1.33722 0.0021 0.16%
USDMXN 20.1308 0.0588 0.29%
USDINR 71.5930 0.2370 -0.33%
USDBRL 3.8764 0.0210 0.54%
USDRUB 66.1536 0.2124 -0.32%
US Dollar 97.06 0.0178 0.02%
BTCUSD 3,388.32 42 -1.22%
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Actual Chg %Chg
Dow Jones 24,569 44 0.18%
S&P 500 2,660 9 0.34%
NASDAQ 100 6,805 32 0.48%
NIKKEI 225 21,816 213 0.99%
FTSE 100 6,864 16 -0.23%
DAX 10,949 21 0.19%
CAC 40 4,905 4 -0.09%
FTSE MIB 19,098 152 0.80%
IBEX 35 8,955 104 1.17%
ASX 200 5,662 8 0.14%
SHANGHAI 2,634 32 1.23%
SENSEX 35,838 192 0.54%
MICEX 2,369 5 -0.20%
TSX 14,783 0 0.00%
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10Y Actual Chg %Chg
US 2.91 0.004 0.00%
UK 1.27 0.006 -0.01%
Japan 0.06 0.006 0.01%
Germany 0.28 0.013 0.01%
Australia 2.47 0.029 0.03%
China 3.34 0.041 0.04%
South Korea 2.02 0.007 0.01%
Switzerland -0.02 0.074 0.07%
Poland 2.96 0.013 0.01%
Sweden 0.47 0.004 0.00%
Brazil 10.02 0.020 -0.02%
Italy 2.93 0.079 -0.08%
Russia 8.69 0.010 0.01%
Norway 1.87 0.012 0.01%
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Crude Oil 50.8676 0.33 -0.65%
Brent 60.0551 0.17 -0.28%
Natural gas 4.2583 0.13 3.12%
Gasoline 1.4247 0.01 0.50%
Heating oil 1.8443 0.01 -0.50%
Gold 1,243.86 1.55 -0.12%
Silver 14.7825 0.04 0.24%
Copper 2.7880 0.02 0.70%
Soybeans 918.0031 2.50 -0.27%
Wheat 517.3143 2.25 0.44%
Live Cattle 119.0094 0.13 -0.10%
Cotton 79.74 0.23 -0.29%
Rice 10.5500 0.00 0.00%
Orange Juice 139.00 0.50 0.36%
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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
193913.00%3.50%2.25%2.20%3.70%-3.50%105.40%-2.4096.93325.72
125901.60%0.20%0.00%2.00%8.10%-0.90%86.70%3.501.14340.72
122386.50%1.60%4.35%2.20%3.82%-3.50%47.60%1.306.861390.08
48720.00%-0.60%-0.10%1.40%2.40%-4.50%253.00%4.02113.44126.71
36771.10%-0.20%0.00%2.30%3.30%1.30%64.10%8.001.1482.85
26221.50%0.60%0.75%2.40%4.10%-2.30%85.30%-4.101.2766.19
25977.10%1.90%6.50%2.33%3.52%-3.53%68.70%-1.9071.961283.60
25831.40%0.40%0.00%1.90%9.10%-2.60%97.00%-0.801.1467.19
20561.30%0.80%6.50%4.05%11.70%-7.80%74.04%-0.483.84207.66
19350.70%-0.10%0.00%1.70%10.60%-2.30%131.80%2.801.1460.48
16531.90%0.50%1.75%2.40%5.60%-0.90%89.60%-3.001.3436.96
15781.50%0.90%7.50%3.80%4.70%-1.50%12.60%2.2066.23146.90
15312.00%0.60%1.75%2.00%3.80%-2.00%38.00%5.601122.7451.45
13232.80%0.30%1.50%1.90%5.00%-1.90%41.90%-3.100.7224.70
13112.50%0.60%0.00%1.70%14.55%-3.10%98.30%1.901.1446.66
11502.50%0.80%8.00%4.72%3.20%-2.90%46.40%-1.6020.09123.52
10165.17%3.09%6.00%3.23%5.34%-2.50%28.70%-1.7014595.00261.90
8511.60%-1.10%24.00%21.62%11.10%-1.50%28.30%-5.505.3680.81
8262.40%0.20%0.00%2.00%3.70%1.10%56.70%10.201.1417.12
6841.61%-0.05%2.75%2.40%6.00%-8.90%17.20%2.203.7532.61
6792.40%-0.20%-0.75%0.90%2.50%1.20%29.70%9.800.998.48
638-4.20%-4.00%58.97%45.50%9.60%-3.90%57.10%-4.8037.5944.05
5792.27%0.38%1.38%0.31%3.70%-1.40%31.20%14.7030.7423.57
5381.60%-0.20%-0.50%2.00%6.90%1.30%40.60%3.209.0510.12
5255.10%1.70%1.50%1.20%5.70%-1.70%50.60%0.303.7737.98
4931.60%0.30%0.00%2.78%6.20%-1.00%103.10%-0.201.1411.41
482-16.60%6.80%20.84%1300000.00%7.30%-20.00%23.00%2.00248520.9031.43
4553.30%0.00%1.50%0.94%1.00%-2.70%41.80%10.6032.7566.19
4401.80%18.00%36.90%12.10%-1.80%39.50%4.2642000.0080.90
4172.20%0.40%0.00%2.20%7.60%-0.70%78.40%1.901.148.82
3991.10%0.60%0.75%3.50%4.00%4.40%36.20%5.708.555.30
3830.80%0.80%2.50%1.60%1.72%-2.60%20.70%7.303.679.40
3761.81%9.50%14.00%11.26%18.80%-5.10%21.30%2.00305.90190.89
3513.10%0.60%0.25%1.20%4.10%-2.15%60.90%4.103.758.81
3491.10%2.20%6.75%5.20%27.50%-4.60%53.10%-2.5014.0757.73
3412.90%0.10%2.50%2.70%2.80%2.20%38.40%4.207.817.41
3349.00%2.50%0.00%0.90%5.30%-0.30%68.00%12.501.144.84
3252.00%0.70%-0.65%0.80%3.90%1.00%36.40%7.906.555.78
3242.20%3.00%1.97%0.70%2.10%0.30%110.60%19.501.375.61
3154.40%1.60%3.25%0.60%3.30%-3.00%50.90%1.304.1832.05
3146.10%1.40%4.75%6.00%5.10%-2.20%42.10%-0.8052.60104.90
3092.70%0.20%4.25%3.27%9.10%-3.00%48.50%-3.303169.5049.29
3055.79%4.71%10.00%6.50%5.90%-5.80%67.20%-8.20138.70200.16
2772.80%0.30%2.75%2.80%7.10%-2.80%23.60%-1.50677.8818.37
2522.40%0.40%0.00%1.50%6.30%-0.60%61.40%0.701.145.51
2507.30%7.30%6.00%5.40%4.20%-4.80%27.10%-2.6083.72161.80
2355.40%5.40%16.75%15.70%10.00%-9.50%101.20%-6.5017.9296.20
2246.88%6.88%6.25%3.46%2.20%-3.50%61.50%2.9023300.0095.50
2182.10%0.30%0.00%0.90%6.70%-3.00%125.70%0.501.1410.29