US April retail sales control group +0.4% vs +0.4% expected

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

April US retail sales report

  • Prior was +0.4% (revised to +0.5%)
  • Advance retail sales +0.3% vs +0.3% expected (+0.6% prior revised to +0.8%)
  • Ex autos +0.3% vs +0.5% expected (+0.2% prior revised to +0.4%)
  • Ex autos and gas +0.3% vs +0.4% expected (+0.3% prior revised to +0.4%)

With the revisions, the report is a tad stronger than expected on the whole. The US dollar is at the best levels of the day.