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Go-go, so-so, oh-no: The 10 most important economic charts of the week


The US had an absolutely fantastic jobs report

Euro zone retail sales growth is trending at a nippy pace


Russian inflation is high but not getting much higher

The US trade deficit shrank thanks to fewer imports

The Reserve Bank of Australia didn’t cut rates to make mortgages more affordable

The kwacha got a needed boost after the Bank of Zambia raised rates

Chinese reserves might be falling in the mainland, but Hong Kong’s just hit a new record

Oh no

Brazilian inflation keeps going higher

…and Brazilian industrial production keeps going lower

South Korea trade conditions continue to deteriorate

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