LATEST US DATA

CONTRACTS to buy previously owned homes edged higher in November, boosted by job growth across a strengthening economy.

EASING fears over the state of Singapore's economy and the expansion in the manufacturing and service sectors have lifted local consumer confidence to 94 points, up five points from last quarter...

[JAKARTA] Indonesian consumers were more upbeat in November than October because of improved economic conditions and ability to purchase durable goods, a central bank survey showed on Thursday.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's consumer confidence rose for a fourth straight month in November, boosted by a stronger economic outlook as exports and tourism remained robust but low commodity prices...

[TOKYO] Japanese consumer confidence improved in November to its highest level in four years, lifted by surging stock prices and a robust job market, the Cabinet Office said on Monday.

[FRANKFURT] Confidence among German consumers is expected to hold fast at high levels in December, a monthly survey found Tuesday, although the results date from before a spate of political upheaval.

[LONDON] British households are their least confident since immediately after last year's Brexit vote, partly because of this month's interest rate hike and further signs of a slowdown in...

[WELLINGTON] Consumer confidence in New Zealand slipped in November as a slowing housing market and political uncertainty dampenened optimism, a survey showed on Thursday.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's consumer confidence increased for a second straight month in September, boosted by brighter economic prospects as exports and tourism continue to expand, a private survey...

[SYDNEY] Australian consumers appear to be down in the dumps even as businesses celebrate the best times in over a decade, a dichotomy that could bring the country's 26-year recession-free run...