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The dollar rose significantly against the euro, though it has lost some of the previously -earned positions. Note that a positive impact on the U.S. currency had reports of the United States. As it became known, PMI Managers Association in Chicago with correction for August rose to 53.0 against 52.3 in July. The growth was slightly weaker than economists' expectations of 53.2 . Recall that values above 50 are an indicator of accelerated growth in the economy. All the components in July were in the expansion , with growth compared to the previous month showed the sector procurement prices and new orders , a decrease was observed in the sectors of employment and deliveries.
Meanwhile, even the same data that were presented Thomson-Reuters and the Michigan Institute in August, U.S. consumers are feeling more pessimistic about the economy than had been recorded in the last month, but slightly better than those reported in the preliminary reading. According to the data, in August consumer sentiment index fell to 82.1 , compared with a final reading for July at 85.1 . It is worth noting that according to the average estimates of experts , the index had only grow to the level of 81.2 .
The British Pound was lower against the U.S. dollar. Statistics published today reflected the increase in the index of housing prices and the growth of approved applications for mortgage loans.
House prices in August rose 11 th consecutive month amid growing demand due to government interference and low supply . This is according to the mortgage operator Nationwide Building Society, published today . The data showed that in August rates increased by 0.6 % compared to July and was 3.5% higher compared to the same period the previous year. House prices rose by 1.4 % during the period from June to August , compared with the period from March to May. This is the highest growth since mid- 2010 and is an acceleration compared with growth of 1.0 % in the three months from May to July .
The number of mortgage approvals in the UK in July rose to a maximum of more than five years to a level that confirms the fruitfulness of efforts to address the problems in lending . On Friday the Bank of England said . According to published reports, the number of mortgage approvals in July was 60 624 and was the highest since March 2008 . The volume of consumer loans, both secured and unsecured , net of redemptions in July rose by 1.3 billion British pounds ( U.S. $ 2 billion ) . The average interest rate on new housing loans in July fell to 3.17 %, reaching its lowest level since the beginning of the comparable observations in 2004 .
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