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Australian shares were down 1.3 percent, set for a weekly loss of 0.6 percent. North Korea responded to the threat with a promise to land missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam. "Geopolitical tensions are the main focus: the S&P 500 was down 1,5 percent last night and many investors are becoming risk averse", said DZ Bank strategist Andy Cossor.
According to the Financial Times , that's the fastest rate of annual growth since 2014. Foreign trade was the weaker spot: import growth exceeded export growth. Her Christian Democratic party-led bloc is widely expected to emerge as the largest in parliament as Ms Merkel reaps the benefits of the country's booming economy.
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For most of this year, retail sales have been lackluster, including a decline in May of 0.2 percent and a modest 0.3 percent June gain. Retail sales have climbed 4.2% in the past 12 months, close to the five-year average. Other sectors showing particularly strong growth in addition to non-store retailers and home furnishings stores included building material and garden and supplies stores (up 8.3% from July a year ago) and automobile dealers (up 6.1%), the report said.
Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.34% as the greenback strengthened against the yen, after the index finished lower by close to 1% in the previous session. The CAC 40 of France surged 0.9% to 5,105.83. Tokyo shares failed to partake in the region's gains however, slipping 1% to three-month lows even after data showing robust 1.1% second-quarter growth in Japan, the sixth straight quarter of expansion.