INDONESIA

The seven most important economic charts of the week

Oil is…up?

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Americans are paying a lot less for energy these days.

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The Swiss National Bank went into negative interest-rate territory.

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And the Central Bank of Russia spiked their rates in the middle of the night.

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That’s why Russians are rushing to buy lots of stuff now.

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The recovery in US housing starts slowed a bit.

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China’s economy is bigger—a whole Malaysia’s worth—than it previously stated.

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