U.S. retail sales probably rose in February as consumer spending stabilized, data in the coming week may show.
Canada’s merchandise trade deficit narrowed more than economists forecast in January as imports fell from a record.
Germany faces stepped-up European Union calls to boost investment and demand after EU regulators said the country’s trade surplus poses a threat to the euro-area economy.
Australia’s dollar rose to a week- high after a report today showed the nation’s economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter.
The yen declined the most in seven weeks versus the dollar as Russian President Vladimir Putin said there’s no immediate need to send troops to Ukraine, damping demand for safer assets.
Indonesia’s rupiah dropped by the most in two weeks after the January trade balance unexpectedly swung into deficit, complicating government efforts to trim the current-account shortfall.
Indonesia’s best start to an earnings season in six years is adding fuel to Asia’s second- biggest stocks rally as forecasters from Credit Suisse Group AG to JPMorgan Chase & Co. predict further gains ahead.
Indonesia’s bonds advanced, pushing the 10-year yield to a four-month low, before data forecast to show inflation slowed for the first time since September.
South Africa posted a trade deficit for the first time in three months in January as oil imports surged and exporters failed to take full advantage of the weaker rand.
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