Global equities ended significantly lower last week, amid sharp sell-off in global equities, after the coronavirus spread in countries outside China.
UK Markets ended the week in negative territory, as a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases outside China increased fears of a global pandemic.
UK’s CBI distributive trade survey’s retail sales balance increased less-than-expected in February.
The BRC shop price index fell on a yearly basis in February.
The Nationwide house prices advanced at its fastest pace since July 2018 in February.
The GfK consumer confidence index climbed for the third consecutive session in February.
European Markets ended the week on a negative footing, amid fears that the coronavirus might impact global economic growth.
Eurozone’s consumer confidence index improved in line with market forecast in February.
Business climate indicator in the Eurozone recorded a rise in February.
In the Eurozone, the economic sentiment indicator climbed to its highest level in nine months in February.
The consumer price index (CPI) in the Eurozone rose in line with market consensus on an annual basis in February.
Germany’s economic growth stagnated on a quarterly basis in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The Ifo business climate index in Germany unexpectedly rose in February.
Germany’s Ifo business expectations index surprisingly advanced in February.
The unemployment rate in Germany remained unchanged in February.
In Germany, the consumer price index (CPI) climbed on an annual basis in February.
Germany’s Ifo current assessment index fell less than market expectations in February.
US Markets ended the week in red, amid concerns that the coronavirus outbreak could result in a severe global recession.
In the US, personal spending rose less-than-expected in January.
The Dallas Fed manufacturing business index rose less than market forecast in February.
The CB consumer confidence index advanced less than market anticipations in February.
The Richmond Fed manufacturing index dropped more-than-expected in February.
Initial jobless claims increased in the week ended 21 February 2020.
Real gross domestic product rose in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The Chicago Fed National Activity index unexpectedly rose in January.
The housing price index climbed more than market forecast on a monthly basis in December.
The MBA mortgage applications rebounded in the week ended 21 February 2020.
New home sales climbed to its highest level since July 2007 on a monthly basis in January.
Pending home sales advanced on a monthly basis in January.
The Kansas City Fed manufacturing activity index unexpectedly rose in February.
Durable goods orders declined less than market forecast in January.
Personal income climbed to its highest level in 11 months in January.
The Michigan consumer sentiment index slightly improved in February.
The Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Index jumped more than market consensus in February.
Asian Markets ended weaker last week, amid rising worries over the spread of coronavirus cases.
Japan’s CPI rose less than market expectations on a yearly basis in February.
Japan’s unemployment rate climbed in January.
Japan’s retail trade increased less-than-anticipated on a monthly basis in January.
Construction orders in Japan dropped on a yearly basis in January.
The Jibun Bank manufacturing PMI rose in February.
Japan’s housing starts fell more than market forecast in January.
The leading economic indicator in Japan rose as expected in December.
Japan’s corporate service price index advanced more than market consensus on an annual basis in January.
Industrial production in Japan climbed on a monthly basis in January.
Australia’s private sector credit demand jumped more than market consensus in January.
Australia’s AiG performance of manufacturing index fell in February.
China’s NBS manufacturing PMI fell more than market forecast in February.
China’s Caixin manufacturing PMI slid more than market anticipations in February.