Stronger Outlook Points to Further Rate Hikes

The rate of the US economic growth in 2018 is expected to exceed the FOMC's estimates and labor market conditions are set to strengthen over the medium term, raising the likelihood that further gradual policy firming would be appropriate, minutes from the latest Fed meeting showed.

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Germany Ifo Expectations
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UK GDP Growth Rate YoY 2nd Est
UK GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est
UK Business Investment QoQ Prel
UK Business Investment YoY Prel
Turkey Capacity Utilization
Turkey Business Confidence
Euro Area ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts
Actual Chg %Chg
EURUSD 1.22805 0.0056 -0.45%
GBPUSD 1.39125 0.0081 -0.58%
AUDUSD 0.78010 0.0080 -1.02%
NZDUSD 0.73140 0.0032 -0.44%
USDJPY 107.57 0.2640 0.25%
USDCNY 6.33800 0.0013 -0.02%
USDCHF 0.93892 0.0026 0.28%
USDCAD 1.26963 0.0046 0.37%
USDMXN 18.8271 0.1160 0.62%
USDINR 64.7725 0.0188 -0.03%
USDBRL 3.2663 0.0109 0.33%
USDRUB 56.7396 0.2256 0.40%
US Dollar 90.10 0.3840 0.43%
BTCUSD 10,443.31 790 -7.03%
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US 2.9500 0.057 0.06%
UK 1.56 0.030 -0.03%
Japan 0.0560 0.010 -0.01%
Germany 0.72 0.034 0.03%
China 3.91 0.000 0.00%
Canada 2.35 0.029 0.03%
Italy 2.05 0.020 -0.02%
Switzerland 0.16 0.015 -0.02%
Spain 1.51 0.018 -0.02%
Sweden 0.89 0.001 -0.04%
Brazil 9.84 0.003 0.00%
South Korea 2.81 0.008 0.01%
Russia 7.07 0.020 0.02%
Netherlands 0.77 0.009 -0.01%
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Cotton 78.10 0.59 0.76%
Rice 11.9709 0.09 0.74%
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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
186242.50%2.60%1.50%2.10%4.10%-3.50%105.40%-2.6090.13324.30
118862.70%0.60%0.00%1.30%8.70%-1.50%88.90%3.501.23341.01
111996.80%1.60%4.35%1.50%3.90%-3.50%46.20%1.406.341378.67
49401.50%0.10%-0.10%1.00%2.80%-4.50%250.40%3.70107.74126.86
34672.90%0.60%0.00%1.60%3.60%1.20%68.30%7.801.2382.80
26481.50%0.50%0.50%3.00%4.40%-3.00%89.30%-4.401.3965.81
24652.40%0.60%0.00%1.40%8.90%-3.40%96.00%-0.901.2366.99
22646.30%1.60%6.00%5.07%3.46%-3.50%69.50%-0.7064.771299.00
18501.60%0.30%0.00%0.80%10.80%-2.40%132.60%2.701.2360.59
17961.40%0.10%6.75%2.86%11.80%-7.80%74.04%-0.483.27206.08
15303.00%0.40%1.25%1.90%5.90%-0.90%92.30%-3.301.2736.89
14113.00%-0.20%1.50%1.00%3.60%-2.40%38.60%7.001072.6050.80
12831.80%1.08%7.50%2.20%5.20%-1.50%12.60%1.8056.74146.80
12323.10%0.70%0.00%0.60%16.55%-4.50%99.40%1.901.2346.53
12052.80%0.60%1.50%1.90%5.50%-2.40%41.10%-2.700.7824.13
10471.80%1.00%7.50%5.55%3.10%-2.60%47.90%-2.7018.82122.27
9325.19%-1.70%4.25%3.25%5.50%-2.46%27.90%-1.7013558.00258.70
85811.10%1.20%8.00%10.35%10.30%-1.10%28.30%-3.803.7979.81
7712.90%0.80%0.00%1.50%4.20%0.40%62.30%8.501.2317.08
6601.20%0.60%-0.75%0.70%3.30%0.20%32.60%11.000.948.42
646-0.43%-0.43%2.00%0.40%5.80%-8.90%13.10%-3.903.7532.61
5464.20%0.90%27.25%25.00%8.30%-4.60%54.20%-2.6019.8443.59
5253.28%1.07%1.38%0.88%3.70%-1.40%31.20%13.4029.0323.53
5112.90%0.80%-0.50%1.60%7.00%0.90%41.60%4.408.1210.00
4705.10%1.00%1.50%1.90%6.60%-2.50%54.10%-0.303.4037.97
4661.90%0.50%0.00%1.71%6.30%-2.60%105.90%0.101.2311.37
4074.00%0.50%1.50%0.68%1.00%-2.70%41.20%11.5031.3865.93
4051.40%8.97%14.00%15.13%18.80%-2.10%18.60%-1.80305.50185.99
39312.90%18.00%10.00%11.70%-2.10%35.00%6.3037175.0079.70
3862.80%0.80%0.00%2.20%9.50%-1.60%83.60%2.101.238.77
3711.40%-0.30%0.50%1.60%4.10%3.10%35.60%4.907.875.26
3493.00%3.90%2.25%2.70%3.69%-3.90%19.10%3.103.679.27
344-18.60%6.80%21.77%741.00%7.30%-20.00%28.20%-2.4024968.7531.03
3365.30%5.30%17.75%17.10%11.30%-9.80%92.30%-5.9017.7192.80
3213.60%0.50%1.75%1.70%2.90%4.80%38.40%4.507.827.37
3192.90%0.90%0.10%0.10%4.00%-2.15%61.90%3.603.508.63
3071.50%0.90%-0.65%0.70%4.20%-0.90%37.80%7.306.065.75
30510.50%4.20%0.00%0.20%6.10%-0.70%75.40%3.901.234.77
3056.60%1.50%3.00%4.00%5.00%-2.40%42.10%0.2052.07103.90
2975.90%0.90%3.25%3.50%3.30%-3.10%53.20%1.303.9031.70
2973.60%2.10%0.83%0.40%2.10%1.30%112.00%19.001.325.60
2950.80%2.00%6.75%4.40%26.70%-3.90%51.60%-3.3011.6755.91
2845.28%4.71%6.00%4.42%5.90%-4.90%66.50%-4.10110.50207.77
2821.60%0.30%4.50%3.68%8.60%-4.00%47.60%-4.402862.5048.75
2472.20%1.50%2.50%2.20%6.40%-2.80%21.30%-1.40594.1318.19
2373.90%1.10%0.00%0.80%8.80%-1.90%63.60%-1.401.235.50
2217.11%7.11%6.75%5.83%4.10%-4.70%27.20%1.7082.87159.90
2057.65%7.46%6.25%2.65%2.02%-4.20%62.40%4.7022715.0092.70
2052.40%0.70%0.00%1.00%8.10%-2.00%130.40%0.501.2310.31