Tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States pushed an index of Asian shares off an 18-month high
Bloomberg News is back with its reader’s digest of research notes for the year ahead.
Countries of Hungary, Luxembourg, and Croatia enjoy biggest annual home price jumps
We are downgrading growth for 2019 to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the global financial crisis.
ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.50% respectively.
The Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1‑1/2 to 1-3/4 percent
The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 percent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ percent.
Trump’s surprise decision to slap metals tariffs on Brazil is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaro’s aim of forging closer ties with Washington and could push Latin America’s No. 1 economy closer to Trump’s top trade foe - China.
Americans took advantage of lower mortgage rates and purchased more homes in October, though sales were held back by a shortage of available properties.
According to new data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, total housing starts increased 3.8 percent in October 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.31 million units.