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Belgium's consumer confidence remained unchanged at a record high in August as households' expectations regarding the economy and the unemployment situation continued to improve, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Monday. The consumer confidence index showed a score of 2 for August,...

Thailand's economy is likely to continue its strong growth momentum in the coming quarters, underpinned by strong external demand and loose monetary and fiscal policy, despite an uncertain political outlook, Gareth Leather, an economist at Capital Economics, said. Official data released on Monday...

The German economy is set to continue strong momentum in the current quarter, Bundesbank said in its monthly report on Monday. The central bank said GDP growth in the current year could even be somewhat stronger than expected in the June projection. The bank had earlier forecast 1.9 percent growth...

Slovenia's output prices continued its rising trend in July, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. Output prices climbed 2.3 percent year-over-year in July, slightly above the 2.2 percent gain in June. The measure has been increasing since December last year. Prices...

Latvia's producer prices increased for the sixth straight month in July, and at a faster pace than in the previous five months, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Monday. Industrial producer prices climbed 3.6 percent year-on-year in July, faster than the 3.1 percent rise in June....

The Greece current account surplus declined in June from previous year, the Bank of Greece reported Monday. The current account surplus fell to EUR 842.3 million from EUR 909.8 million the previous year. The deficit on goods trade widened to EUR 1.43 billion from EUR 1.41 billion prior year....

British households remained pessimistic about their financial outlook in August, while their financial pressures somewhat softened, results of a survey by IHS Markit and financial information provider Ipsos Mori revealed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Household Finance Index, or HFI, rose to 43.5...

Switzerland's money supply growth remained stable in July, the Swiss National Bank said Monday. The broad monetary aggregate M3 grew 4 percent year-on-year in July, the same rate as seen in June. At the same time, the annual growth in the narrow measure M1 eased to 6.3 percent from 6.7 percent in the previous month.

Estonia's producer prices increased at a faster pace in July, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Monday. The producer price index rose 4.1 percent year-over-year in July, following a 3.3 percent rise in June. The price index for the utility sector grew the most by 8.3 percent annually in July,...

ThailandGDP-082117.jpg The Thai economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than four years in the second quarter, largely driven by global demand. Gross domestic product expanded 3.7 percent on a yearly basis, following the 3.3 percent growth in the previous quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday.

The Thai economy expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday. Gross domestic product expanded 3.7 percent on a yearly basis, following the 3.3 percent growth in the previous quarter. The economy grew 1.3 percent from the first...

Japan's all industry activity recovered in June, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Monday. The all industry activity index rose 0.4 percent month-on-month in June, reversing a 0.8 percent fall in May. The monthly growth came in line with expectations. A 1.7 percent contraction...

New Zealand's net migration increased in July from a year ago, driven by record number of immigrants, figures from Statistics New Zealand showed Monday. In the year to July 31, net migration reached a new record high of 72,402, up from 69,015 in the same period of 2016. Migrant arrivals numbered...

Total credit card spending in New Zealand increased for the fifth straight month in July, data from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand showed Monday. Credit card spending climbed 0.9 percent month-over-month in July, faster than the 0.2 percent rise in June. Domestic billings grew 1.1 percent over...

The average asking price for a house in the United Kingdom was down 0.9 percent on month in August, property tracking website Rightmove said on Monday - slipping 2,758 pounds. That follows the 0.1 percent increase in July. On a yearly basis, house prices climbed 3.1 percent, up from 2/8 percent...

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