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Singapore's inflation rose slightly in August mainly on account of a more gradual decline in accommodation costs, monthly data from Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed Monday. Consumer price inflation edged up to 0.7 percent in August, in line with expectations,...

preview-sept24.jpg Business sentiment from Germany is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Statistics Finland publishes producer prices for August. Prices had increased 0.4 percent on month in July.

Singapore will on Monday release August figures for consumer prices, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In July, consumer prices were down 0.1 percent on month and up 0.6 percent on year. Also, a number of regional stock markets are off on holiday on Monday, including...

ukpublicfinance-sept21.jpg The UK budget deficit increased in August on higher expenditure amid subdued income growth, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, rose by GBP 2.4 billion from last year to GBP 6.8 billion in August. Borrowing was expected to fall to GBP 3.4 billion.

eurozonepmi-sept21.jpg Eurozone private sector grew at the second-weakest pace since late-2016 as manufacturing growth was subdued by stagnating export orders, flash survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The composite output index fell to 54.2 in September, while the score was forecast to remain unchanged at 54.5. Although the reading was well above the 50.0 no-change level, it was the lowest since November 2016.

Corrects Month Lithuania's industrial production expanded in August, driven by manufacturing sector, figures from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production climbed by a seasonal and calendar-adjusted 1.4 percent month-on-month in August. The rise was mainly led by a 1.8...

Slovenia's output price inflation accelerated marginally in August, after remaining stable in the previous month, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Friday. Output prices climbed 2.5 percent year-on-year in August, just above the 2.4 increase in July. The measure...

Ireland's factory gate prices decreased for the sixth successive month in August, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Friday. The manufacturing industries output price index, excluding VAT, fell 0.9 percent year-over-year in August, following a 0.8 percent drop in July. The price...

Iceland's wage growth eased in August after accelerating in the previous month, figures from Statistics Iceland showed on Friday. The wage cost index climbed 6.0 percent year-over-year in August, following a 6.3 percent rise in the previous month. In June, the rate of increase was 5.9 percent. On...

Latvia's producer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in August, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Friday. Industrial producer prices climbed 5.7 percent year-over-year in August, faster than the 4.8 percent increase in July. The measure has been rising since...

S&P Global Ratings affirmed the sovereign ratings of China with 'stable' outlook, on Friday. The 'A+' credit rating reflects S&P's assessment of the government's reform agenda, growth prospects, and strong external metrics. S&P observed that policy changes have helped to rein in credit growth...

Spain's foreign trade deficit increased in July from a year ago, as imports grew faster than exports, preliminary figures from the Economy Ministry showed Friday. The trade deficit rose to EUR 3.25 billion in July from EUR 2.1 billion in the corresponding month last year. Exports climbed 9.8 percent...

Hong Kong's current account surplus decreased in the June quarter from a year ago, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed Friday. The current account surplus fell to HK$15.7 billion in the second quarter from HK$19.1 billion in the same period last year. The surplus also decreased...

Poland's retail sales growth eased at a faster-than-expected rate in August, figures from Statistics Poland revealed Friday. Retail sales climbed 6.7 percent year-on-year in August, slower than the 7.1 percent rise in July. The growth was expected to moderate fractionally to 7.0 percent. Sales...

The UK budget deficit increased in August, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, rose by GBP 2.4 billion from last year to GBP 6.8 billion in August. This was the largest August borrowing for two years. At the end...

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