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10/18/2021 | 08:47am

Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis in August to 70.27 billion Canadian dollars, or the equivalent of US$56.81 billion, Statistics Canada said. This marked the first month-over-month increase after two straight months of declines. In volume, or price-adjusted terms, sales also rose 0.3% in August. (DJN)

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports rose at a faster-than-expected 12.3% pace in September from a year earlier, thanks to growth in shipments of electronics, pharmaceuticals, machinery and petrochemicals, Enterprise Singapore said. (DJN)

New Zealand's consumer-price index rose 4.9% from a year earlier in the third quarter and increased 2.2% from the second quarter, Statistics New Zealand said. The quarterly increase was the largest since the October-December quarter of 2010, reinforcing expectations for higher interest rates. (DJN)

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