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German Business Climate Index Rises Despite Several Problems

The German Institute for Economic Research (Ifo) said its business climate index rose to 99.5 in May from 97.3 in April. Companies in Germany are increasingly satisfied with their current business situation. Despite many problems such as inflation, bottlenecks in…

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Thailand’s Industrial Confidence Index fell in April

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) chairman said the April 2022 industry confidence index was 86.2, down from 89.2 in March. The index fell to its lowest level in five months. Among the factors affecting the confidence of industrial companies…

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Japanese Business Climate in the Service Sector Improves

A survey by Japan’s Cabinet Office today showed that Japan’s service sector business mood index rose for the second month in a row in April. The Japanese government has lifted emergency measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in most parts…

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Australian Consumer Sentiment Fell Sharply in May

Australia’s consumer sentiment index fell to its lowest level in 21 months in May. High inflation and rising interest rates have put downward pressure on household finances and spending targets. The consumer sentiment index fell by 5.6% in May and…

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German Economic Sentiment Index Higher than Expected in May

The Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) announced that Germany’s economic sentiment index rose to -34.3 in May, up from -41.0 in April and above analysts’ expectations of -42.0. The sentiment index was boosted by expectations that the German economy…

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Thailand Retail Confidence Index in April Higher

The Retail Association of Thailand and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) have released the results of the Retail Sentiment Index (RSI) of retailers for the month of April 2022. Overall, it was found that the confidence index was 56.4, an…

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