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181 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Sappi prices to rise again in January 20 Oct 2015  |  Nic White   |   Comment Now Paper costs continue to rise with Sappi set to raise prices on speciality papers by 5-7 per cent from January as raw materials get more expensive. The hikes ap..."
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109 words • intermediate • 4 years, 5 months ago
"Chinese exports climbed 7.2% year-over-year in June, missing expectations for a 10.4% rise. This compared to a 7% rise in May. Meanwhile, Chinese imports were up 5.5%, missing expectations for a 6% rise. But this is up from a 1.6% contraction the pre..."

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227 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"17th February, 2016 by Neal Baker British drinkers paid 5.2% more for alcohol in January than in December, as booze led a rise in consumer inflation which was offset by falling food and fuel prices. Beer prices grew by 3.6% in January (Photo: Fl..."
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245 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"At 10 p.m. ET we get Q2 China GDP. Economists polled by Bloomberg are looking for Q2 GDP to rise 7.4% year-over-year, compared with a 7.4% rise in the first quarter. Meanwhile, quarter-over-quarter, GDP is expected to rise 1.8%, compared with 1.4% in..."
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126 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"U.S. retail sales for May are out at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists polled by Bloomberg are looking for retail sales to rise 0.6% month-over-month, compared to a 0.1% rise in April. Core retail sales (ex auto and gas) are expected to rise 0.4%, compared to..."
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154 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"The October report on personal spending and income, as well as the latest inflation reading from the personal consumption expenditures index, is set for release at the bottom of the hour. Expectations are for personal income to rise 0.4% with persona..."
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166 words • intermediate • 4 years, 5 months ago
"The Producer Price Index for June is set for release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 8:30 am ET. Expectations are for prices to rise 0.2% over last month, and rise 0.2% over last month excluding food and energy. On a year over year basis, pric..."
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226 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Traders are piling in to the dollar after long weekends in both the US and the UK. The dollar index rate, which measures the currency against most major peers, is up over 1% today. The currency is posting strong gains against both the Euro and the Po..."
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313 words • intermediate • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Interest rates have been on the rise in recent months. At 2.26% today, the 10-year US Treasury note yield is way up from its January 30 low of 1.63%. But are rising interest rates bad for stocks? It might seem so. After all, higher rates mean higher ..."
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369 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"UK tender prices up 1.1% Written by Joe Malone - 24 Nov 2015 Tender prices in the UK rose by 1.1% in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the previous quarter, and by 4.7% compared with the same quarter in 2014, according to the latest report f..."

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347 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"By Hans Bentzien and Brian Blackstone FRANKFURT–European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch on Monday downplayed the danger posed by the recent rise in government bond yields in Europe, saying they reflect desirable outcomes such as a ri..."
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341 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"With the commercial real estate market in recovery in many parts of the U.S., construction costs are rising. The latest sign: a rise in an index on construction costs compiled by Minneapolis-based M.A. Mortenson Co., a construction company with about..."
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149 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"PEKING — China and U.S. oil magnate Armand Hammer signed the country's biggest-ever syndicated loan today, aimed at more than doubling China's exports of coal, and Hammer said coal prices will certainly increase. Hammer's Occidental Petroleum C..."
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128 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Thanks to some considerable negative downward revisions, Industrial Production In July rose 0.6% (double expectations of a 0.3% rise) - the biggest MoM rise since November. However, year-over-year IP growth is flat at 1.3% - hovering at its weakest s..."

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140 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales, marketing, business
"Over a quarter of CEOs will focus their budget on advertising over the course of this year, according to research from PricewaterhouseCoopers . Twenty-eight per cent of US CEOs cited advertising as an area for investment in Q4 2015, indicating spen..."
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147 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"America's household mobility rate, the percent of the population that moves into new home in a year, has been falling since the mid-1980s. A key driver of this trend has been the rise of homeownership in the 1990s. Homeowners are less like to move th..."

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145 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales, business
"New home sales bounced back in July, rising 5.4% to an annualized pace of 507,000. Expectations werefor sales to rise 5.8% in July after a 6.8% decline in June. Home sales wereexpected to hit an annualized pace of 510,000 in July. The Census' report ..."
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127 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales
"US automakers are set to releasetheir sales results for July all day on Monday. Economists are expecting sales to rise to an annualized pace of 17.2 million vehicles, a slight uptick from June's 17.11 million vehicle pace. Among the major US automake..."
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150 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"The UK has experienced a rise in direct selling, with 20,000 more people involved in the industry now than in 2009, according to the Direct Selling Association (DSA). Recognised as the trade association for the direct selling channel of distribution..."
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126 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
tourism
"Pernament Vice-chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial Peoples Committee Tran Son Hai on April 7 had a meeting with the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the provincial Tourism Association. In the first three months of 2016, rise was..."
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