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March 2017 Japan housing starts 0.984m vs 0.955m exp ann
March 2017 Japan housing starts and construction orders report 28 April 2017. Prior 0.944m. 0.2% vs -2.6% exp y/y. Prior -2.6%. Construction orders 1.1% vs 5.7% prior y/y. This lot are nearly as slow as the Italians for getting data out on time ...

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US housing starts total 1.215M in March vs. 1.25M starts expected
U.S. homebuilding fell in March as the construction of single-family homes in the Midwest recorded its biggest decline in three years, likely reflecting bad weather. Housing starts declined 6.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 ...
US housing starts drop; automobiles undercut factory outputReuters
US housing starts fall more than expected in March as Midwest weighsFinancial Times
US Housing Starts Tumble, but Building Permits IncreaseJakarta Globe
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UK housing starts indicator hits 10-year high, commercial market improves
Housing is a hot political topic as Britain gears up for a June 8 national election with both main political parties pledging to help people struggling to buy homes. Property prices have risen strongly in recent years as demand for housing outstrips ...

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Japan's Housing Starts Rise Marginally In March @ Forex Factory
Forex Factory
Japan's housing starts grew marginally in March, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed Friday. Housing starts grew only ...

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Housing starts fall 7%, but permits pick up the slack in March
Builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but ramped up applications for permits, as the housing recovery continued to grind forward in fits and starts. Housing starts fell 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million, the Commerce ...
Housing starts across the country dipped last monthThe Real Deal Magazine
Housing Starts in US Fell in March to a Four-Month LowBloomberg
Housing Starts Fall, Permits Up in MarchThe MReport
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Seeking Alpha

Housing Starts Miss Forecasts
Seeking Alpha
So how does the current level of starts compare to history? The chart below shows the historical monthly Housing Starts report going back to 1959. At this month's level of 1.215 mln on a seasonally adjusted rate, Housing Starts are still more than 200K ...


Housing Starts Decline in March - GuruFocus.com
Housing starts fell nearly 7% in March, a sharper-than-expected drop as economists had anticipated a 3% decline in the wake of a 5% increase the month ...

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Fox Business

Global Economy Week Ahead: IMF, World Bank and US Housing Starts and Home Sales Data
Fox Business
TUESDAY: The U.S. government releases data on housing starts for March. New single-family construction hit a 10-year high in February amid warm weather, steady job creation and rising demand. Figures for March may struggle to match that pace in the ...
World Economic Outlook, April 2017: Gaining Momentum? - IMFIMF

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Finance and Commerce

Canada housing starts in March surge 18 percent
Finance and Commerce
Housing starts soared 18 percent to an annualized 253,720 units in March, from 214,253 units in February, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp. said in a statement Monday from Ottawa. Multiple-unit starts in urban areas surged 30 percent to 160,989 units.
Canada housing starts rise in March -CMHCReuters
Canadian Housing Starts Hit Near-Decade High in MarchWall Street Journal (subscription)
Canada March housing starts rise to highest in nearly 10 yearsNasdaq
RTT News -MarketPulse (blog)
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Builder Magazine

US Housing Starts Down, but Not Out
Builder Magazine
Some economists, notably the National Assocation of Realtor's Lawrence Yun, reacted with alarm to Tuesday's report that housing starts were down 6.8% in March from a month earlier. Others looked for positives in the report, and found some, not the ...

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