UK Lenders To Tighten Credit Conditions In Q1: BoE Survey

UK lenders are set to tighten their credit conditions, applicable to both secured and unsecured lending to households in the first quarter of the year, the latest Credit Conditions Survey from the Bank of England showed Thursday. Banks reported a fall in the availability of secured credit to households in the fourth quarter and they […]

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German Economic Sentiment Strengthens On Favourable Energy Markets

Germany’s economic sentiment turned positive in January for the first time in nearly a year, underpinned by more favorable energy market conditions, government energy price caps, and a better export situation as a result of China’s current measures to lift Covid pandemic restrictions, survey results from ZEW research institute showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator […]

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Over 100,000 Americans in Canada Get Social Security

Sixty-six million people get Social Security payments each month. Almost 48 million retirees are beneficiaries of these. This translates to 9 out of 10 Americans who are 65 or older. Not all of these people live in the US. Over 695,000 live in other countries. Of those, 109,624 live in Canada. The Canada number should […]

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China Exports Fall At Faster Pace On Weaker Demand

China’s exports declined at a faster pace at the end of the year as the global demand weakens amid fears of a recession, and also due to the domestic pandemic-related restrictions that continued to disrupt the industrial activity. The annual decline in exports worsened to 9.9 percent in December from 8.9 percent in November, the […]

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Eurozone Economic Confidence Highest In 4 Months

Eurozone economic confidence strengthened to a four-month high in December on widespread improvements across trade, services, industry, and construction and among consumers. The economic confidence index rose more-than-expected to 95.8 in December from 94.0 in November, survey results published by the European Commission showed Friday. The latest score was the highest in four months and […]

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