US retail sales fall unexpectedly in April

2019-05-15 13:11:54 GMT (Economies.com)
US retail sales fall unexpectedly in April

The US economy released at 12:30 GMT its reading for retail sales during April, which fell by 0.2%, worse than economists' forecasts of a rise by 0.2%, and also worse than the previous reading of a rise by 1.7% after it got revised from 1.6%.

 

the core retail sales (excluding auto sales) for the same month rose by 0.1%, lower than expectations of an increase by 0.7%. while The previous reading recorded a 1.3% gain after it was revised from 1.2%. This statement is considered negative for the US Dollar.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1239
-0.0034
0.2989%
1.2486
-0.0089
0.7097%
16.105
0.887
5.832%
56.608
-3.725
6.174%
63.60
-0.06
0.09%
1422.095
6.600
0.466%
 
 
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