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Sweden's retail sales growth eased for the third straight time to a six-month low in June, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Tuesday. The retail sales volume grew a working-day-adjusted 3.8 percent year-over-year in June, slightly slower than May's 3.9 percent increase. This is the lowest since...

Turkey's international reserves decreased in June from a month ago, data from the Turkish Central Bank showed Tuesday. Foreign reserves fell by 0.9 percent to $119.6 billion in June from $120.66 billion in the preceding month. Foreign currency reserves also dropped by 0.6 percent to $99.2 billion...

Slovakia's producer prices continued to decline in June and at a faster pace than in the previous month, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Tuesday. The producer price index fell 2.5 percent year-over-year in June, following a 2.4 percent decrease in May. Producer prices...

EEP4-091614_28Jul15.jpg GDP data from the U.K. is the major report due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

French unemployment rose marginally to a fresh record in June, data released by the labor ministry revealed late Monday. The number of unemployed increased 1,300 in June from the prior month to 3.55 million. From a year ago, it rose by 4.7 percent. The number of job seekers below 25 decreased...

Thailand's manufacturing production decreased notably in June from a year ago, preliminary figures from the Office of Industrial Economics showed Tuesday. Manufacturing production fell 8.0 percent year-over-year in June. Shipment index plunged 10.74 percent and finished goods inventory index slid...

Argentina's industrial production decreased in June after rising in the previous month, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Monday. Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent year-over-year in June, reversing a 0.4 percent climb in the previous month. Production...

Mexico's trade deficit narrowed in June from the previous month, although the shortfall was wider than expected, figures from statistical office INEGI showed Monday. The trade deficit narrowed to $749 million in June from $1.017 billion in May. Economists had forecast a shortfall of $501.4 million....

A measure of future economic activity in Eurozone rose for the seventh successive month in June, signaling a modest recovery in economic activity through the balance of the year, the Conference Board said Monday. The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index, or LEI, for the euro area increased 0.4...

Thailand will on Tuesday release June figures for manufacturing production, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Production is expected to tumble 45 percent on year following the 7.6 percent contraction in May.

DurableGoodsOrders-072715.jpg After reporting a sharp drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing that orders rebounded strongly in the month of June.

After reporting a sharp drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing that orders rebounded strongly in the month of June.

U.K. factory order growth slowed in July to its lowest level in two years, as a strong sterling and weak global conditions weighed on the export outlook, survey data from the Confederation of British Industry showed Monday. The total order book balance dropped to -10 percent in July, which was the...

GermanIFO-072715.jpg Germany's business morale unexpectedly improved in July after concerns due to the uncertainty regarding Greece and its future in euro eased, results of a key survey revealed Monday. The Ifo Business Climate Index for German trade and industry rose to 108 from June's revised 107.5, a four month-low. Economists had expected the measure to edge up a point from June's 107.4 original score.

Slovenia's economic sentiment index dropped for the second straight month in July, final figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted economic sentiment index, which combines both business tendencies and consumer surveys, fell by 1.6 percentage...

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