Gains in manufacturing, technology and housing fueled “modest to moderate” economic growth from early October through mid-November, the Federal Reserve said.
The following is the summary text of the Federal Reserve Board’s Summary of Commentary.
The following is the text of the Federal Reserve Board’s Fourth District-- Cleveland.
Australia’s corporate regulator said it won’t oppose Westpac Banking Corp.’s proposed purchase of Lloyds Banking Group Plc’s assets in the nation.
Canadian consumer sentiment fell last week, led by respondents in the west and as feelings of job security declined, according to the Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index.
U.S. motorists drove more in Sept., according to the Department of Transportation.
Following are the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meeting that concluded on October 30.
Canadian retail sales rose more than three times faster than economists forecast in September on the biggest gain at new car dealerships in more than four years.
Production at U.S. factories picked up in October, indicating the government shutdown did little to impede manufacturing at the start of the fourth quarter.
Canadian factory sales rose to the highest in more than a year in September as automakers introduced new models and grain mills resumed production after maintenance shutdowns.
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