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foreximg-300413.jpg Industrial production in South Korea was down 0.5 percent on month in July, Statistics Korea said on Monday. That was shy of expectations for a decline of 0.1 percent following the upwardly revised 2.5 percent jump in June (originally 2.3 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial production slipped...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg The total number of new building permits issued in New Zealand surged a seasonally adjusted 20.4 percent in July, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday - coming in at 2,824. That follows the 4.1 percent contraction in June. "This was the highest number of new dwellings consented in a month since...

The Brazilian economy contracted more-than-expected, at the fastest pace in six years, during the second quarter to enter a technical recession, preliminary figures from the statistical office IBGE showed Friday. Gross domestic product declined 1.9 percent from the first quarter, when the economy...

Consumer-082815.jpg Potentially reflecting the recent sell-off on Wall Street, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a bigger than previously estimated drop in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of August.

PersonalIncome-082815.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that U.S. personal income increased in line with economist estimates in the month of July, the report also showed that personal spending rose by slightly less than expected.

EurozoneEconomicSentiment-082815.jpg Eurozone economic sentiment improved for a second straight month to set a fresh four-year high in August, led by domestic demand even as morale weakened in the industrial sector due to concerns over a stronger euro and a possible sharp slowdown in China. The economic sentiment index rose to 104.2 from 104 in July.

Personal income in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of July, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Friday.

German consumer prices rose faster-than-expected in August, preliminary data from Destatis showed Friday. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent year-on-year, same as in July. Economists had expected 0.1 percent gain. The measure climbed for a seventh month running. Energy prices tumbled 7.6...

Greece's producer prices declined for the thirteenth straight month in July at a steepest rate in six months, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Friday. The overall producer price index fell 6.7 percent year-over-year in July, faster than June's 5.7 percent decline. It was steepest...

Ireland's retail sales growth quickened to a three-month high in July, preliminary figures from the Central Statistical Office showed Friday. The retail sales volume grew a seasonally adjusted 9.9 percent year-over-year in July, faster than previous month's 4.4 percent rise. In May, the rate of growth...

The Greece economy grew slightly more than initially estimated in the second quarter, final data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally-and-calendar adjusted 0.9 percent sequentially in the second quarter, revised up from 0.8 percent growth...

Eurozone economic confidence rose unexpectedly in August to the highest since June 2011, survey results from European Commission showed Thursday. The economic sentiment index came in at 104.2 in August. Economists had forecast the indicator to fall to 103.8 from 104 in July. This is the highest since...

House prices in England and Wales climbed at a slower pace in July, data from the Land Registry showed Friday. The house price index rose 4.6 percent year-over-year in July, slower than previous month's 4.9 percent climb. In May, prices had risen 4.5 percent. On a monthly basis, house prices climbed...

Italy's consumer confidence improved more-than-expected in August, while business sentiment weakened unexpectedly, survey figures from ISTAT showed Friday. The consumer confidence index rose to 109.0 in August from 106.7 in the previous month, revised up from 106.5. Economists had expected the index...

Sweden's retail sales growth quickened to a fifteen-month high in July, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Friday. The retail sales volume grew a working-day-adjusted 5.9 percent year-over-year in July, faster than June's 4.1 percent increase. This is the highest since April 2014, when sales had...

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