DEEP CUTS

The 12 most important economic charts of the week

Oil prices stopped rising

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…and US oil supplies kept climbing

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US housing starts froze up in February

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Russian retail sales are plummeting

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Euro zone (headline) deflation is easing a bit

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The UK’s unemployment continues to fall

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The UK’s FTSE 100 index hit a record high

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New Zealand’s GDP growth is carrying along nicely

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The National Bank of Sweden cut interest rates even further below zero

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Japan’s exports fell sharply

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Turkish unemployment is rising

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Chile’s GDP growth is evening out

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