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The U.K. economy expanded at a faster rate in June, extending an improving trend from previous months, latest estimates from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research showed Tuesday. Output grew by 0.7 percent in the three months to June after a 0.6 percent expansion in the May quarter,...

Tradebalance-070715.jpg With the value of exports falling by much more than the value of imports, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that the U.S. trade deficit widened in the month of May. The report said the trade deficit widened to $41.9 billion in May from a revised $40.7 billion in April.

With the value of exports falling by much more than the value of imports, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that the U.S. trade deficit widened in the month of May.

Romania's economic growth accelerated in the three months ended March, in line with second estimate, final figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product grew an unadjsuted 4.3 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, same as initially estimated, much...

Denmark's industrial production dropped for the second straight month in May and the fall steepened from the previous month, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Tuesday. Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 3.6 percent month-over-month in May. April's decline was revised to 1.9 percent...

Industrial production in Malta increased for the fifth consecutive month in May, mainly due to a rise in intermediate goods and energy output, preliminary data from the National Statistics Office revealed Tuesday. The working-day adjusted industrial production grew 8.9 percent year-on-year in May...

Norway's industrial production increased in May after falling in the previous month, while manufacturing output fell for the first time in three months, figures from Statistics Norway showed Tuesday. Industrial production increased a calendar-adjusted 4.2 percent year-on-year in May, reversing a 3.6...

Cyprus' EU measure of inflation decreased at a faster pace in June, figures from the Statistical Service showed Tuesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, fell 2.1 percent year-over-year in June, faster than previous month's 1.7 percent stable decline. Prices have been falling since...

U.K industrial output expanded unexpectedly in May on strong oil and gas production, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Industrial production rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in May, defying economists' expectations for a 0.2 percent fall. It was the fourth consecutive...

Czech retail sales growth quickened more-than-expected in May after slowing in the previous month, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Total retail trade, including sale of automotive trade, increased a non-adjusted 7.9 percent annually in May, following 6.4 percent growth in...

Taiwan's exports declined for the fifth straight month in June at a faster-than-expected pace, preliminary figures from the Ministry of Finance showed Tuesday. Exports plunged 13.9 percent year-over-year in June, much faster than previous month's 3.8 percent decline. Economists had expected a 6.0...

Hungary's industrial production growth slowed unexpectedly in May after easing in the previous month, preliminary figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial production rose a working-day-adjusted 6.2 percent year-over-year in May, slightly slower than April's...

Austria's wholesale prices declined at a faster pace in June, preliminary figures from Statistics Austria showed Tuesday. The wholesale price index fell 2.5 percent year-over-year in June, following a 2.3 percent drop in the previous month. Prices have been falling since June 2013. On a monthly...

Sweden's budget deficit exceeded estimate in June, the National Debt Office reported Tuesday. The central government payments showed a shortfall of SEK 33.5 billion in June. The debt office forecast was a deficit of SEK 33.0 billion. The central government's primary borrowing requirement was SEK...

Czech industrial production growth slowed for the second straight month in May at a faster-than-expected pace, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial production increased at a slower pace of 2.0 percent year-over-year in May, following a 4.3 percent climb in the previous...

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