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Eurozone money supply and total credit to the private sector grew at slower pace in July, the European Central Bank reported Friday. The broad monetary aggregate M3 advanced 4.8 percent in July from prior year, slower than the 5 percent increase seen in June. The annual growth was forecast to remain...

Spain's retail sales logged a weaker growth in July, data from the statistical office INE showed Friday. After adjustment, retail sales grew 4.9 year-on-year in July, slower than the 5.7 percent expansion registered in June. Likewise, retail sales, on an unadjusted basis, advanced 3.1 percent versus...

Slovak producer prices decline continued to slow in July, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Friday. The total producer price index decreased 4.6 percent year-on-year following 4.8 percent fall in June. Domestic producer prices declined 4.6 percent after a 4.5 percent...

France's gross domestic product stagnated as estimated in the second quarter, the second estimate from the statistical office Insee showed Friday. Gross domestic product remained flat from the prior quarter, after expanding 0.7 percent in the first quarter. On the expenditure-side, household consumption...

France's consumer confidence improved unexpectedly in August, though marginally, figures from the statistical office INSEE showed Friday. The consumer confidence index rose to 97.0 in August from 96.0 in the previous month. Economists had expected the index to remain unchanged at 96.0. Households'...

German consumer sentiment is set to develop positively in September as Brexit vote seems to have caused only temporary uncertainty, survey results from the market research group GfK showed Friday.

Singapore's industrial production declined unexpectedly in July, after rising in the previous four months, preliminary figures from the Economic Development Board showed Friday. Industrial production fell 3.6 percent year-over-year in July, defying economists' forecast for a 0.8 percent increase....

EEP10-011515_26Aug16.jpg Revised quarterly national accounts from the U.K. and consumer confidence from Germany are the major reports due on Friday.

japanexports-112510.jpg Consumer prices in Japan slipped 0.4 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - matching expectations and unchanged from June's annual reading. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food costs, slid 0.5 percent on year - missing forecasts for -0.4 percent,...

Consumer confidence in South Korea improved slightly in August, the latest survey from the Bank of Korea showed on Friday, as its index rose to a score of 102 from 101 in July. Consumer sentiments concerning both current living standards and their future outlook remained unchanged, at 91 and 98 respectively. Consumer...

Consumer prices in Japan were down 0.4 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - in line with expectations and unchanged from June's annual reading. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food costs, slid 0.5 percent on year - missing forecasts for -0.4...

Japan will on Friday release consumer price numbers for July, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall nationwide inflation and core CPI both are expected to fall 0.4 percent on year, unchanged from the June reading. Overall Tokyo inflation and core CPI both are expected...

durablegoods-082516.jpg After reporting a steep drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that durable goods orders rebounded by more than expected in the month of July. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders surged up by 4.4 percent.

Joblessclaims-082516.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly saw another modest decrease in the week ended August 20th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 261,000.

After reporting a steep drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that durable goods orders rebounded by more than expected in the month of July.

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