Industrial production in the States shrank a tad more than expected last month on the back of weakness in factory sector activity and mining.
Factory sector activity in the US mid-Atlantic region continued to hum along at a steady pace in October, the results of a closely-followed survey showed.
US housing starts fell more sharply than anticipated during the previous month, albeit due to weakness in the volatile multi-family segment.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose a little less than expected last week, according to figures released by the Department for Labor on Thursday.
Homebuilders in the US were in a buoyant mood last month, extending their bounce from the weakness seen a the tail-end of 2018, thanks in large part to an improved outlook for sales.
US chipmaker Broadcom has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to three years until EU antitrust enforcers finish investigating the agreements, which could be aimed at thwarting rivals.
Americans parked their urge to buy last month splashing out less on both automobiles and at gasoline stations.
Inflation in the eurozone slowed its lowest level in nearly three years in September, according to figures released by Eurostat on Wednesday.
China threatened Washington with retaliatory measures if the US goes ahead with a law that could see Hong Kong lose its special trading status.
The United States on Monday responded to the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria by imposing sanctions on Ankara's ministries and government officials.
Negotiators for the UK and the European Union are close to reaching a draft deal for Britain's withdrawal from the bloc.
The trajectory for global economic growth has shifted lower, according to the world's watchdog for financial stability.
Factory sector activity in the jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York strengthened a tad last month, the results of a closely-followed survey revealed.
British police have issued a city-wide ban on climate change protests in London that will allow officers to detain and prosecute anyone who ignores the new rule.
China could need to roll-back some of its tariffs on US goods in order to meet its commitments to Washington to ramp up purchases of American agricultural goods over the following two years.
German investor sentiment deteriorated less than expected in October, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.
Hunter Biden is set to resign from a board of a Chinese-backed private equity company and announced that he would forgo all work with foreign enterprises if his father Joe Biden was elected president in 2020.
US lawmakers are this week set to vote on three bills that would support pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, as protests in the city intensify.
China reportedly wants to hold further talks with the US before signing US President Donald Trump's "phase one" deal on trade.
Eurozone industrial production rose more than expected in August, according to figures released by Eurostat on Monday.