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Estonia's producer prices declined at a slower pace in July, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Thursday. The producer price index fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in July, much slower than June's 3.1 percent decline. Prices in the manufacturing sector dropped 0.4 percent annually in July and...

PMI reports from major european countries and U.K. retail sales are some of the notable economic data scheduled for release on Thursday. At 4 am ET, Markit Economics will release the preliminary results of its private sector activity survey for the eurozone. The flash composite PMI is expected to...

British households remained pessimistic regarding their finances in August amid stagnant pay levels, results of a survey by Markit Economics and Ipsos MORI showed Wednesday. The UK Markit Household Finance Index, which reflects households' view of financial well-being, edged up to 42.2 in August...

Poland's industrial production growth exceeded expectations in July, while producer prices fell more than forecast, data showed Wednesday. Industrial production grew 2.3 percent year-on-year in July, data from the Central Statistical Office showed. The growth exceeded the 1.8 percent rise forecast...

Iceland's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged as it expects inflation to remain close to the target. The Monetary Policy Committee of Sedlabanki maintained the seven-day collateral lending rate at 6 percent. The rate was changed previously in November 2012, when it was a quarter-point...

U.K. factory orders grew more than expected in August and manufacturers forecast robust growth in output over the next three months, Industrial Trends survey data from the Confederation of British Industry showed Wednesday. About 29 percent of firms reported that total order books were above normal...

BoE-082014.jpg Bank of England policymakers split on rate decision this month, for the first time in more than three years as two members said the current economic situation warrant an immediate rate hike from a historic-low. At the August Monetary Policy Committee meeting, Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale sought a quarter-point hike in the bank rate to 0.75 percent.

Greece's current account surplus in June advanced from a year ago, led by the rise in surpluses of services and current transfers balances as well as an improvement in the income account, figures from the Bank of Greece showed Wednesday. The current account surplus rose to EUR 1.4 billion in June...

Eurozone construction output declined for the second straight month in June, data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Construction output fell 0.7 percent in June from a month ago. But the rate of decline eased from the 1.4 percent fall registered in May. Both building and civil engineering declined...

The Bank of England maintained its key rate unchanged at a historic low at the August meeting on a split vote, the minutes showed Wednesday. Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale sought a quarter point hike in the bank rate, to 0.75 percent, while all other seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee...

Dutch consumer confidence worsened more than expected in August, as consumers were less optimistic about future economic developments, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday. The consumer confidence index fell to -6 in August from -2 in July, which was same as in the previous...

Germany's producer prices continued to decline in July, data from Destatis showed Wednesday. Producer prices were down 0.8 percent year-on-year in July, sharper than the 0.7 percent fall seen in June. Economists had forecast prices to fall again by 0.7 percent. Prices of consumer non-durable goods...

Earnings of Polish employees remained unchanged in July, figures from the Central Statistical Office of Poland showed Tuesday. Average gross wages and salaries grew 3.5 percent year-on-year in July, same as in the previous month. Economists had forecast a 3.8 percent growth for the month. After...

UKInflation-081914.jpg U.K. inflation slowed more-than-expected in July as summer price discounting among retailers dragged clothing costs, while factory-gate prices declined for the first time since 2009 suggesting absence of inflationary pressure. Inflation eased to 1.6 percent in July from 1.9 percent in June, the Office for National Statistics reported Tuesday. The figure was forecast to slow to 1.8 percent.

Portugal's producer prices declined at the fastest rate in four months in July, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Tuesday. The producer price index fell 0.8 percent year-on-year in July, faster than June's 0.4 percent decline. In May, prices dropped 0.6 percent. The latest fall was the most...