Skip to navigationSkip to content

The seven most important economic charts of the day

By Matt Phillips

US claims for unemployment benefits tumbled to lows not seen since 2006.

no-caption

China’s industrial economy showed signs of an upturn.

no-caption

South Korean economic growth slowed slightly in the second quarter.

no-caption

Japan’s trade deficit came in worse than expected, in what’s become an ongoing problem for Abenomics.

no-caption

US new home sales disappointed, though prices are up 5.3% over the last year.

no-caption

After an epic bust, Ireland’s real-estate market is picking momentum, especially in Dublin.

no-caption

The jobless rate in Brazil’s largest city remain low, but work stoppages at the national statistics agency delayed complete national data.

no-caption