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Growth in activity in the New York manufacturing sector slowed in the month of January, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Tuesday.

Poland's core inflation was unchanged in December after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the National Bank of Poland showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index net of food and energy prices rose 0.9 percent on year, the same rate as seen last month. Economists were looking for a gain...

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Italy's trade surplus decreased in November, figures from the statistical office Istat showed Tuesday. The trade surplus totaled EUR 4.83 billion versus EUR 4.98 billion in October. In the corresponding period of 2016, the surplus was EUR 4 billion. The annual growth in exports slowed to 9.7 percent...

The unemployment rate in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development area remained stable in November, data showed Tuesday. The OECD said the jobless rate came in at 5.6 percent in November, the same rate as seen in October. The jobless rate among youth aged below 24 increased to...

Inflation-UK-011618.jpg UK inflation slowed for the first time in six months in December, on air fares and recreational goods costs, official data showed Tuesday. Inflation eased to 3 percent in December from 3.1 percent in November, the Office for National Statistics reported. The rate came in line with expectations and was the first decrease in six months.

Portugal's producer price inflation eased in December after accelerating in the previous month, figures from Statistics Portugal revealed Tuesday. Producer prices climbed 2.4 percent year-on-year in December, slower than the 3.2 percent increase seen in the previous month. Excluding energy, producer...

Ireland's unemployment rate decreased for the third straight month in December, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 6.2 percent in December from revised 6.4 percent in October. This was the lowest since May 2008, when the rate...

Ireland's consumer price inflation eased for the second straight month in December, though marginally, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 0.4 percent year-over-year in December, just below the 0.5 percent increase in November. The measure has been...

Croatia's consumer price inflation eased in December after remaining stable in the previous two months, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 1.2 percent year-over-year in December, slower than November's 1.4 percent increase. The measure has...

Italy's consumer price inflation held steady as initially estimated in December, latest figures from the statistical office Istat showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 0.9 percent year-over-year in December, the same rate of increase as in November. That was in line with the flash data...

British house price inflation eased in November after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The house price index climbed 5.1 percent year-over-year in November, slower than the 5.4 percent rise in October, which was revised up from a 4.5...

Corrected last paragraph UK inflation slowed slightly largely on air fares in December, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Inflation eased to 3 percent in December from 3.1 percent in November. The rate came in line with expectations. The 3.1 percent logged in November...

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Czech producer price inflation eased for the third straight month in December, though at a slower-than-expected pace, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial producer prices climbed 0.7 percent year-over-year in December, following a 0.9 percent rise in November. Economists...

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