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House prices in the England and Wales continued to rise at a faster rate in July, latest data from the Land Registry revealed Friday. House prices rose 7.2 percent annually following 6.9 percent increase in June. The latest rise was the biggest since June 2010, when prices climbed 7.7 percent. Month-on-month,...

eurozonejobless-inflation-082914.jpg Eurozone inflation slowed as expected in August on falling energy prices giving room for the central bank to support demand and economic recovery without stoking inflation and help the region to create more jobs. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at an elevated level in July. Nonetheless, it was at the lowest since September 2012.

Latvia's retail sales growth accelerated for the second straight month in July, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Friday. Retail sales rose a calender-adjusted 3.9 percent year-on-year in July, faster than June's 2.8 percent increase. In May, sales rose 2.4 percent. Sale of food...

Lithuania's second quarter economic growth equaled the pace of expansion in the first three months of the year, revised figures from the statistical office showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally-and-working day adjusted 3.1 percent year-on-year, same as in the first quarter. Initially,...

Slovenia's economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter, figures from the Statistical Office Of the Republic Of Slovenia showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew an unadjusted 2.9 percent year-on-year, after a revised 2.1 percent expansion in the first quarter of this year. It was third...

Italy's consumer prices declined for the first time since 1959, preliminary estimate from the statistical office Istat showed Friday. Consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent annually, offsetting 0.1 percent rise in July. August figure matched economists' expectations and this was the first decline since...

Slovenia's retail sales rose in July, preliminary figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Friday. Retail sales volume moved up 2.3 percent year-on-year in July. Sales, except automotive fuel, edged up 0.1 percent annually in July. Sale of food, beverages and tobacco...

Czech gross domestic product growth stagnated in the second quarter as estimated earlier, final data from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. On a quarter-over-quarter basis, GDP was unchanged in the second quarter, confirming the flash estimate. In the previous quarter, GDP had risen 0.8...

Bulgaria's producer prices in July dropped from a year ago, data from the National Statistical Institute showed Friday. The producer price index dropped 0.4 percent year-on-year in July. Producer prices in the mining and quarrying sector declined by 4.8 percent and those in the utility sector fell...

Slovenia's consumer prices dropped in August, after remaining unchanged in the previous month, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Friday. The consumer price index fell 0.3 percent year-on-year in August, after remaining flat in the previous month. Prices of...

The euro area unemployment rate remained unchanged at a 21-month low in July, data published by Eurostat showed Friday. The jobless rate came in at 11.5 percent in July, unchanged from June and matched expectations. The number of unemployed totaled 18.409 million compared to 18.405 million in...

Poland's economy grew faster-than-estimated in the second quarter, led by strong improvement in domestic demand, revised data from the statistical office showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew a non-seasonally adjusted 3.3 percent year-on-year, revised up from 3.2 percent reported initially....

Eurozone inflation slowed as expected in August on falling energy prices, data showed Friday. Inflation fell to 0.3 percent from 0.4 percent in July, flash report from Eurostat revealed. The rate came in line with economists' expectations. Inflation has moved further down from the European Central...

The Eurocoin indicator, a measure of the current economic situation in the euro area, continued to decline in August, a survey by the Bank of Italy and the Centre for Economic Policy Research showed Friday. The Eurocoin indicator dropped to 0.19 in August from 0.27 in July. In June, the indicator...

Norway's retail sales declined more than expected in July, after rising in July, figures from Statistics Norway showed Friday. Retail sales volume, excluding sales of motor vehicles, fell 1.5 percent month-over-month in July, more than the 0.3 percent drop expected by economists. In June, retail sales...