World economy: External links to macroeconomic reports and data

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Recent macro-economic and financial market data

Key reports of international organisations

Daily, weekly and monthly reports on macro-economic situation

Macro-economic projections

G20 and G7 statements

Speeches

Important home pages

Links for individual OECD countries


Recent macro-economic and financial market data

[ OECD Statistics portal; todays key data releases (Bloomberg) ; free downloadable key data ; calendar of data releases coming week ]   

Key macro-economic data on OECD area: [ Statistical tables] [ OECD press releases on leading indicator, foreign trade, inflation, GDP, unemployment] [ Productivity and unit labour costs]  

[G20 economic data (BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IMF,OECD,World Bank]

[ Monthly world trade monitor ] [ Monthly global purchasing managers index ] [ Quarterly world economic climate index ]

[Key data on OECD countries: OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex / Flashfile ]

Exchange rates (tables): [real-time rates] [ Todays key cross currency rates] [ % change 1 day, 3 months, 1 year] [ BIS effective exchange rates]

Exchange rates (graphs; real-time): [euro/US$] [US$/yen]

Exchange rates (graphs;daily rates): [ US$/euro (1)] [US$/euro (2)] [US$/euro(3)] [yen/US$] [yen/euro] [ Euro vis-a-vis US$ and yen] [ To make a customised graph]

Stock markets: [real-time indices (Yahoo)] [real-time indices (Bloomberg)] [MSCI world index] [Key stock market indices(monthly graphs)] [Market capitalisation of key stock markets(World Federation of Exchanges)] [FT & Bloomberg Writedown league table] [IMF: Financial Soundness Indicators]

[ Official interest rates of US, Japan and euro area(daily; graph)] [ short-term interest rates of US, Japan and euro area(monthly; graph)] [ long-term interest rates of US, Japan and euro area(monthly; graph)] [ interest rates of major countries(real time)]

[Oil market] [HWWI commodity price indices(tables)] [HWWI commodity price indices(graphs)] [Commodity prices (IMF tables)] [International Grain Council: Grain Market Report] [International Grain Council: weekly prices] [USDA: food market and trade data] [FAO: food outlook (quarterly)] [Metal prices(graphs)] [Metal prices(graphs)] [Food prices(graphs)] [Gold] [Baltic dry (index of transport costs)]  [ Daily chip price (DRAM)] [ Dram price] [Isuppli Semiconductors market watch

[ OECD in Figures 2008] [ World in Figures (Statistics Finland)] [ IMF World Economic Outlook database ] [ World Bank: World Development Indicators 2008] [ World Bank: World Trade Indicators 2008] [ ILO Labour market indicators] [ Groningen Growth and Development Centre databases]


Key reports of international organisations

[ European Commission Forecast (November 2009)]

[ IMF: World Economic Outlook (October 2009)] [ IMF: World Economic Outlook UPDATE(July 2009] [ IMF: Global Economic Policies and Prospects(March 2009] [ IMF: World Economic Outlook UPDATE(January 2009] [ IMF: World Economic Outlook UPDATE(November 2008)] [ IMF: Regional Economic Outlooks ]

[ WTO: International Trade Statistics(October 2009)] [ WTO: World Trade Report 2009 (July 2009)] [ WTO: World Trade in 2008, prospects for 2009 (March 2009)]

[ IMF: Global Financial Stability Report(October 2009)] [ IMF: Financial Market Update(July 2009)] [ IMF: Financial Market Update(January 2009)]

[ European Commission: Economic Crisis in Europe: Causes, Consequences and Responses(September 2009)]

[Global trade alert(monitor of polcies that affect trade)]

[ Asian Development Bank: Asian Development Outlook 2009 Update (September 2009)] [ World Bank: East Asia update (April 2009)] [ Asian Development Bank: Asian Development Outlook 2009(March 2009)] [ Asian Development Bank: Asian Economic Monitor(December and July/August)

[ WTO, OECD and Unctad: G20 report on trade and investment measures(September 2009)]

[ Stiglitz-Sen Committee: Towards a better measure of well-being(September 2009)]

[ BIS: Quarterly Review: International Banking and Financial Market Developments(September 2009)]

[ WEF: Global Competitiveness Report(September 2009)]

[ Unctad: Trade and Development Report(September 2009)]

[ OECD Economic Outlook interim assessment (September 2009)] [ OECD Economic Outlook (24 June 2009) ] [ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex / Flashfile ] [Special chapters of recent OECD Economic Outlooks] [ OECD Employment Outlooks 2009] [ Special chapters of recent OECD Employment Outlooks]

[BIS Annual Report(June 2009)]

[ World Bank: Global Economic Prospects (June 2009)]

[ World Bank: China Quarterly Update (June 2009)]

[ ILO: Global Employment Trends (May 2009)]

[ World Bank Global Development Finance 2009 (April 2009)]

[ High-level Group chaired by De Larosiere: Financial Supervision in the EU (February 2009)] [FSF report on Enhancing Market and Institutional Resilience (April 2008)] [IIF interim report on banking reforms (April 2008)] [FSF interim report on current market turbulence: causes and policy response (February 2008)]

[ UN: World Economic Situation and Prospects (January 2009)]

[ World Bank: information by region]


Daily, weekly and monthly reports on macro-economic situation

[ Morgan Stanley] [ JP Morgan] [ Deutsche Bank] [ Goldman Sachs] [ Roubini Global Monitor]


Macro-economic projections

[ OECD Economic Outlook interim assessment (September 2009)] [ OECD Economic Outlook (June 2009)] [ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex / Flashfile ]

[ The Economist Poll of Forecasters]

[ IMF: World Economic Outlook UPDATE(January 2009]

[ World trade forecast(AIECE working group on foreign trade; May and October)]

[ OECD: "ready reckoners" (impact on world economy of lower growth in the US, interest rate cuts, dollar appreciation, oil price increase, etc.) (September 2001)]


G20 and G7 statements

[ G20 statements]

[ G7 statements]

[ IMF communiques]

[ OECD Ministerial Meeting: June 2009] [ OECD Ministerial Meeting: Chair's summary May 2008] [ OECD Ministerial Meeting: Chair's summary May 2007] [ OECD Ministerial Meeting: Chair's summary May 2006] [ OECD Ministerial Meeting: Chair's summary May 2005] [ OECD Ministerial Meeting: Chair's summary May 2004] [ OECD Ministerial Communiqué April 2003]


Speeches

[ Managing Director IMF and other IMF officials] [Chief Economist of the OECD]

[ Speeches by senior central bankers]


Important home pages

International organisations: [OECD] [IMF] [World Bank] [WTO] [BIS] [G7] [FSF] [ILO] [Unctad] [IADB] [AfDB] [AsDB] [APEC] [EBRD] [UN regional Economic Commissions] [UN]

[World Economic Forum] [Trade union advisory committee to the OECD (TUAC)] [Business and industry advisory committee to the OECD (BIAC)] [Attac]

Credit rating agencies: [Standard and Poor's] [Moody's]

[ OECD Statistics portal] [ IMF country data (DSBB)] [ Groningen Growth and Development Centre] [ Penn world data] [ External Debt Hub] [ Statistical agencies and other data sources] [ Statistical agencies and other data sources] [ CIRET] [ECRI] [Measuring Worth]

Real time news: [BBC] [CNN] [Bloomberg] [Yahoo/Reuters] [Newsnow] [The Globalist]

[The Economist] [Financial Times] [WSJ]

[FT's Economist Forum] [Economist's view] [The Economists'voice] [The Big Picture] [Martin Wolf] [Samuel Brittan] [Kenneth Rogoff] [Martin Feldstein] [Paul Krugman] [Joseph Stiglitz] [Olivier Blanchard] [Jeffrey A. Frankel] [Sebastian Edwards] [Brad DeLong] [Nouriel Roubini] [John Kay] [Commentaries in Project Syndicate]

[BIS: links to central banks]

[ Google Web Directory on Economics] [The Dismal Scientist] [Economics e-journal] [Investopedia] [Wikipedia]

Research institutes: [IIF] [Peterson IIE] [IMD] [LINK project] [ Global Insight] [CEPR (Washington)] [CTPS] [CIC (Penn World tables)] [ Other institutes]

Research papers: [Ideas/RePEc] [SSRN]

[ Elections around the world]

[ Links for individual OECD countries] [ Link to OECD Economics Department home page]