The annualized level of sales of existing homes was expected to slide by 1% to 5.58 million in June from 5.62 million in May (before revisions).
The US dollar slightly extended its drops in the wake of the new week. The falls were more pronounced against the yen and also the Australian and Canadian dollars.
Earlier, Markit’s services sector PMI beat expectations.
Most transactions in the housing sector are for existing, second-hand homes. However, sales of new homes trigger wider economic activity.
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