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Hungary's employee wage growth slowed notably in June from a year ago, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. Gross earnings rose 3.7 percent year-on-year in June, slower than May's 4.9 percent rise. In April, earnings went up 4.1 percent. Net earnings also increased...

The U.K.'s house price sentiment index rose at the slowest pace in five months in August, results of a survey by Knight Frank and Markit Economics showed Friday. The house price sentiment index, an indicator of house price trends, fell to 61.8 in August from 62.4 in July. However, a reading above...

The deterioration in Eurozone consumer confidence in August was worse-than-expected, preliminary estimate from the European Commission showed Thursday. The consumer confidence index dropped to -10 from -8.4 in July. Economists had forecast a score of -9.1. The index declined for the third month...

Belgium's consumer confidence in August deteriorated for the third successive month to its weakest level in 12 months, survey results from the National Bank of Belgium showed Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to -11 from July's -10. It was the lowest score since August last year, when...

UkRetailSales-082114.jpg U.K. retail sales growth eased in July as auto fuel turnover declined markedly from June, official data showed Thursday. The public sector finance figures were also weaker than expected in July despite economic rebound. Including auto fuel, retail sales volume grew 0.1 percent in July from a month ago, slower than the revised 0.2 percent increase in June, the Office for National Statistics said.

EurozonePMI-082114.jpg The Eurozone private sector growth eased more-than-expected in August as weak manufacturing performance hurt Germany's expansion, while the French private sector activity stagnated. The Eurozone composite output index fell to 52.8 in August from 53.8 in July, flash data from Markit Economics showed Thursday. The indicator was expected to fall marginally to 53.4.

Norway's economy expanded at a notably faster rate in the second quarter, exceeding expectations, figures from Statistics Norway showed Thursday. Mainland Norway gross domestic product grew 1.2 percent from the first quarter, when the economy grew 0.5 percent. The pace of growth exceeded more than...

Slovenia's output prices decline slowed for the third straight month in July, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Thursday. Output prices fell 0.6 percent year-on-year in July, slower than June's 0.9 percent decline. In May, prices dropped 1.1 percent. Prices have...

Lithuania's industrial production in July increased from a year ago, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed Monday. The industrial production index advanced a working-day adjusted 2.3 percent year-on-year in July. Production in the manufacturing sector grew by 2.4 percent in July, while mining and...

The Netherlands' unemployment rate decreased for the third straight month in July, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Thursday. The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 8.2 percent in July from 8.4 percent in the previous month. In May, the jobless rate was 8.6 percent. The...

The unemployment rate in Sweden decreased more-than-expected in July from a 4-year high recorded in June, a report from Statistics Sweden showed Thursday. The jobless rate fell to 7.1 percent in July from 9.2 percent in June. Economists had expected the unemployment rate to fall to 7.4 percent. The...

The U.K. budget deficit narrowed in July, the Office for National Statistics reported Thursday. Public sector net borrowing excluding interventions came in at GBP 0.2 billion in July versus GBP 1 billion a year ago. Excluding transfers to Asset Purchase Facility, the deficit totaled GBP 0.8 billion...

Rewrites second sentence of the third para U.K. retail sales grew less than expected in July as household goods store sales deteriorated, official data showed Thursday. Including auto fuel, retail sales volume grew 0.1 percent in July from a month ago, slower than the revised 0.2 percent increase...

The Eurozone private sector growth slowed more than expected in August as manufacturing posted its weakest expansion in 13 months, flash data from Markit Economics showed Thursday. The composite output index fell to 52.8 in August from 53.8 in July. The indicator was expected to fall marginally to...

Denmark's retail sales dropped for the second straight month in July, even as consumer sentiment kept improving in August, preliminary figures from Statistics Denmark showed Thursday. Retail sales fell a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent monthly in July, which was slower than June's revised 0.8 percent...