Macro-Economic Indicators

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

GDP Growth: Leading Economies

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.4% in the first quarter of 2013, down slightly from the 7.7% growth recorded in the previous quarter...

GDP Growth: BRIC Economies

China's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.4% in the first quarter of 2014, down slightly from the 7.7% growth in the previous quarter. Figures for...

Manufacturing PMI

The JP Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) registered 52.5 in July 2014, falling 0.2 index points May's 52.7...

Emerging Markets: Manufacturing PMI

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

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Since peaking at 6.5% in July 2011, the annual rate of inflation for China had generally been following a downward trend, although 2013 saw a number...

Consumer Price Index: Emerging Economies (by Region)

Consumer prices in the MENA region have remained stubbornly high for much of the period covered. In the final quarter of 2013, inflation averaged...

Interest Rates

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates to 0.15%, effective from June 2014. This is the sixth cut since the ECB increased rates to 1.50% in...

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...

Inventories: US Manufacturers' and Trade Inventories

For June, the value of trade sales and manufacturers' shipments increased 0.3% from May and are up 4.7% from June 2013.

Inventories of...

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