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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....

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...

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...

Eurozone construction output fell for a second month in November, albeit modestly, reflecting a contraction in civil engineering, data from the statistical office Eurostat showed on Thursday. Construction output declined a calendar and seasonally-adjusted 0.1 percent month-on-month in November, after...

Eurozone consumer price inflation slowed in December to its lowest level in eight months, latest figures from the statistical office Eurostat confirmed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 1.6 percent year-on-year following a 1.9 percent increase in November. The latest inflation rate was...

ukhouse-nov01_17jan19.jpg UK housing market is set remain sluggish over the coming three months as sales expectations sunk to a two-decade low amid weaker outlook for prices, thanks to the persistent uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Home sale expectations for the next three months decreased to -28 percent, which was the weakest reading since the series began in 1999, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said.

ukinflation-aug15_16jan19.jpg UK consumer price growth slowed to its weakest level in nearly two years in December, driven by a big fall in fuel prices, offering some respite to Britons who are worried over their economic prospects amid the Brexit chaos. The consumer price inflation eased to 2.1 percent from 2.3 percent in November, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday.

European new passenger car registrations decreased for a fourth straight month in December and sales were largely unchanged in the whole year 2018, figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, or ACEA, showed on Wednesday. New car registrations decreased 8.4 percent year-on-year...

Turkey's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged for a third consecutive session after the massive hike in September. The Monetary Policy Committee, led by Governor Murat Cetinkaya, decided to keep the policy rate unchanged at 24 percent, the TCMB said in a statement. The decision was in...

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