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consumer-011819.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has seen a substantial deterioration in the month of January, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index plummeted to 90.7 in January.

Portugal producer price inflation slowed for a second straight month in December, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-on-year in December, following a 3.7 percent rise in November. The rate of increase was the weakest since April, when it was...

Eurozone house prices grew at a robust rate in the third quarter, albeit slightly slower than the pace in the previous three months, data from Eurostat revealed on Friday. House prices climbed 4.3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, following a 4.4 percent rise in the previous three months....

industrialproduction-011819.jpg With jumps in manufacturing and mining output more than offsetting a sharp pullback in utilities output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing industrial production in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December.

Switzerland's producer and import prices grew at the weakest pace in sixteen months in December, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Friday. Producer and import prices gained 0.6 percent year-on-year in December following a 1.4 percent rise in November. Economists had forecast a...

ukretails-aug16_18jan19.jpg UK retail sales decreased in December at the fastest pace in over one-and-a-half years, suggesting that households have started to rein in their spending ahead of Brexit. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when they grew 1.3 percent driven by Black Friday sales, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday.

Eurozone current account surplus decreased in November, led by a decline in the surplus in the visible trade and primary income accounts and worsening of the deficit in the secondary income account, figures from the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The current account surplus declined to EUR...

UK retail sales decreased in December, marking the worst decline in over one-and-a-half years, after a surge in the previous month, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted retail sales including auto fuel decreased 0.9 percent from November, when...

Overall consumer prices in Japan were up 0.3 percent on year in December, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was in line with expectations and down from 0.8 percent in November. Core consumer prices - which exclude volatiles prices of food - were up an annual...

Japan will on Friday release December data for consumer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall inflation is expected to add 0.3 percent on year, slowing from 0.8 percent in November. Core CPI is tipped to fall an annual 0.8 percent, down from 0.9 percent in the...

Cyprus EU inflation slowed for a second straight month in December to its lowest level in seven months, data from the Statistical Service showed on Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, climbed 1.0 percent year-on-year in December following a 1.6 percent rise in November. The...

Malta's EU measure of inflation was the weakest in eleven months in December, figures from the National Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, climbed 1.2 percent annually in December, following a 1.4 percent rise in November. The inflation rate...

Austria's consumer price inflation slowed in December, due lower fuel price growth and decline in air ticket fares, Statistics Austria reported on Thursday. Inflation eased to 1.9 percent in December from 2.2 percent in November. On a month-on-month basis, the consumer prices gained 0.1 percent...

phillyfed-011719.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed a significant acceleration in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of January.

jobless-claims-011719.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended January 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

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