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.%
1.1095
0.0197
1.8090%
1.2327
0.0141
1.1558%
Tadawul
7050.66
0.49
0.01%
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0.723
4.222%
35.074
1.644
4.918%
35.13
-0.17
0.48%
1734.070
6.210
0.359%
 
 
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