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Slovenia's output prices remained steady in December, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed on Monday. Compared to the previous month, output prices on an average remained unchanged in December. In the whole year 2018, output price inflation was 1.4 percent versus...

A measure reflecting UK households' perceptions regarding their finances in the coming 12 months remained subdued and they continue expect further deterioration in finances this year, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The IHS Markit UK household finance index rose to a three-month high...

Estonia's producer price inflation steady in December, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. Producer prices advanced 1.6 percent year-on-year in December, same as in November. The index was affected more than average by a price increase in electricity and heat energy supply and in the...

Germany's producer price inflation eased to a seven-month low in December, figures from Destatis showed on Monday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-on-year in December, slower than the 3.3 percent increase seen in November. This was the lowest rate since May, when prices rose 2.5 percent. Excluding...

chinaflag-july24_21jan19.jpg China's economy expanded at the weakest pace in nearly three decades in 2018 as the trade war with the U.S. hurt business activity and sentiment. Full-year growth slowed to 6.6 percent in 2018, which was weakest pace of expansion since 1990, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. The growth rate exceeded the around 6.5 percent target of the government.

China's gross domestic product climbed a seasonally adjusted 1.5 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. That was in line with expectations and down from 1.6 percent in the third quarter. On an annualized basis, GDP expanded 6.4 percent...

China is scheduled to release a raft of data on Monday, setting the pace for an otherwise light day in Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are Q4 numbers for GDP, as well as December data for retail sales, industrial production and fixed asset investment. GDP is expected to expand 1.5 percent on...

consumer-011819.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has seen a substantial deterioration in the month of January, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index plummeted to 90.7 in January.

Portugal producer price inflation slowed for a second straight month in December, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-on-year in December, following a 3.7 percent rise in November. The rate of increase was the weakest since April, when it was...

Eurozone house prices grew at a robust rate in the third quarter, albeit slightly slower than the pace in the previous three months, data from Eurostat revealed on Friday. House prices climbed 4.3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, following a 4.4 percent rise in the previous three months....

industrialproduction-011819.jpg With jumps in manufacturing and mining output more than offsetting a sharp pullback in utilities output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing industrial production in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December.

Switzerland's producer and import prices grew at the weakest pace in sixteen months in December, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Friday. Producer and import prices gained 0.6 percent year-on-year in December following a 1.4 percent rise in November. Economists had forecast a...

ukretails-aug16_18jan19.jpg UK retail sales decreased in December at the fastest pace in over one-and-a-half years, suggesting that households have started to rein in their spending ahead of Brexit. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when they grew 1.3 percent driven by Black Friday sales, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday.

Eurozone current account surplus decreased in November, led by a decline in the surplus in the visible trade and primary income accounts and worsening of the deficit in the secondary income account, figures from the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The current account surplus declined to EUR...

UK retail sales decreased in December, marking the worst decline in over one-and-a-half years, after a surge in the previous month, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when...

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