(Sharecast News) – Inflation trends in the States would continue to be the main focus for investors at the end of the week.
At 1330 BST the Department of Labor was expected to report that producer prices increased at a month-on-month pace of 0.2% in July.
Also due out, at 1500 BST, were the preliminary results for the University of Michigan’s consumer confidence gauge covering the month of August.
Economists had penciled in a reading of 71.0.
On home shores meanwhile, at 0700 BST the Office for National Statistics was expected to announce that the UK’s gross domestic product growth was flat over the three months to June.
Friday 11 August
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UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Balance of Trade (07:00)
Gross Domestic Product (07:00)
Index of Services (07:00)
Industrial Production (07:00)
Manufacturing Production (07:00)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Producer Price Index (US) (13:30)
U. of Michigan Confidence (Prelim) (US) (15:00)