By the numbers: The global economy this week
Highlights of economic data released last week, from central bank policies to trade and growth trends.
July 6, 2020
U.S.: The dollar fell versus other major currencies after the Fed noted an uncertain economic outlook.
Central bank policy
U.S.: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the outlook for the economy is "extraordinarily uncertain."
AUSTRALIA: Retail sales jumped 16.9% in May.
CANADA: GDP plunged 11.6% in April.
CHINA: The Caixin China PMI Composite Output Index increased to 55.7 in June from 54.5 in May.
EUROZONE: The PMI Composite Output Index climbed to 48.5 in June from 31.9 in May.
EUROZONE: Industrial producer prices slipped 0.6% in May.
GERMANY: Retail trade grew 13.9 in May versus April.
GERMANY: The PMI Composite Output Index jumped to 47.0 in June from 32.3 in May.
GERMANY: Producer prices of services rose 1.6% in the first quarter.
JAPAN: Industrial production fell 8.4% in May.
U.K.: GDP declined 2.2% in the first quarter.
U.K.: The PMI Composite Output Index rose to 47.7 in June from 30.0 in May.
U.S.: Pending home sales surged 44.3% in May.
U.S.: The Manufacturing PMI advanced to 49.8 in June from 39.8 in May.
EUROZONE: The Economic Sentiment Indicator recovered in June.