Macro-Economic Indicators

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A range of macro-economic and trade data plotting the health of the global economy.

Labour Costs: Europe

Note: The chart shows the evolution of labour costs over time in various European economies for the Transportation and Storage sector...

Exchange Rates: Trade-Weighted Indices

From the beginning of 2010 to the end of June 2015, the Chinese yuan has appreciated by approximately 30%, making its exports more expensive and its...

GDP Growth: Leading Economies

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.0% in the first quarter of 2015, down from 7.4% recorded in the previous year. Figures for the full year...

Retail Sales Volume Growth

For June 2015, the retail sales volume index for the EU 28 stood at 100.70, implying retail sales growth of 2.0% compared to June 2014.

For the...

GDP Growth: BRIC Economies

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.0% in the first quarter of 2015, down against both the 7.4% recorded in Q1 2014 and the 7.3% seen in the...

Manufacturing PMI

The JP Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) registered 50.7 in August 2015, a decline of 0.3 points compared to the previous...

Emerging Markets: Manufacturing PMI

The HSBC Emerging Markets Index is a weighted composite indicator derived from PMI data in 17 emerging economies. In May, the index registered a score...

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

In the US, the consumer price index was virtually flat in June 2015 as a growth rate of 0.1% was recorded.

Since peaking at 6.5% in July 2011...

Interest Rates

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates to 0.05%, effective from September 2014, the second such cut of the year, and the seventh cut since...

Exchange Rates: Euro

The chart shows the monthly average exchange rate for the euro.

Exchange Rates: British Pound Sterling

The chart shows the average monthly exchange rates for the sterling.

Exchange Rates: US Dollar

The chart shows the monthly average exchange rates for the US dollar.

Exchange Rates: Japanese Yen

The chart shows the monthly average exchange rate for the Japanese Yen.

The euro, dollar and sterling peaked against the yen in June 2007. The...

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