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GermanGFK-1024114.jpg German consumer climate is set to improve slightly in November, ending the downward trend, as income expectations among households strengthened on the back of the strong labor market situation, survey data revealed Friday.The forward-looking consumer confidence index rose slightly to 8.5 in November from 8.4 in October.

Austria's production index that combines industry and construction dropped in August from a year ago, figures from Statistics Austria showed Friday. The production index fell a working-day adjusted 3.7 percent year-on-year. Industrial production decreased 2.8 percent and construction output declined...

Czech consumer confidence increased in October, survey data from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. The consumer sentiment index rose to -2 in October from -5.8 in September. Consumers were less worried about personal financial situation and unemployment in October. However, the survey...

Spanish producer prices declined for a third straight month in September, figures from the statistical office INE revealed Friday. Industrial producer prices dropped 0.3 percent annually following 0.6 percent decrease in August. Energy prices were flat, while prices in the intermediate goods industry...

Finland's producer prices decreased at a slower rate in September, data from Statistics Finland showed Friday. Producer prices fell 0.3 percent year-on-year in September following the 0.8 percent drop in August. Producer prices have been declining since August 2013. Producer prices in the domestic...

Finland's retail sales remained flat in September, a preliminary report from Statistics Finland showed Friday. According to the flash estimate, retail sales value remained unchanged year-on-year in September. In August, turnover had declined 1.7 percent. Retail sales volume declined 0.7 percent...

German consumer climate for November improved unexpectedly, survey data revealed Friday. The forward-looking consumer confidence index rose slightly to 8.5 in November from 8.4 in October, market research group GfK said. The score was forecast to fall to 8. Income expectations and willingness...

EEP2-091614_24Oct14.jpg U.K. GDP and German consumer confidence data are some of the important economic data scheduled for release on Friday. At 2 am ET, market research group GfK is scheduled to release its consumer confidence report for Germany. The consumer sentiment index is expected to decrease to 8 in November from 8.3 in October.

Eurozone's consumer confidence improved unexpectedly in October after weakening in the previous four months, preliminary data from the European Commission showed Thursday. The flash consumer confidence indicator rose to -11.1 from a seven-month low of -11.4 in September. Economists had forecast a...

UKRetailSales-102314.jpg U.K. retail sales declined more-than-expected in September, driven by a sharp contraction in clothing sales. Retail sales fell 0.3 percent in September from a month ago, when it rose 0.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. This was the first drop in four months. Economists had forecast a 0.1 percent drop for September. Food sales recovered in September.

EurozonePM-102314.jpg The private sector in the eurozone logged a marginal upturn in October helped by an improvement in Germany, while France moved deeper into contraction, flash data from Markit Economics revealed Thursday. The headline flash Markit composite output index rose to 52.2 in October from a 10-month low of 52 in September. The score was forecast to fall to 51.5.

Turkey's central bank left its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday, in line with economists' expectations, and signaled that policy is likely to remain tight until significant improvement is witnessed in inflation outlook. The bank maintained the one-week repo rate at 8.25 percent, the overnight...

Poland's unemployment rate declined more-than-expected in September, figures from the Central Statistical Office revealed Thursday. The registered jobless rate fell to 11.5 percent from 11.7 percent in August. Economists had forecast a figure of 11.6 percent. The rate eased for the seventh month...

U.K. manufacturers' order books showed its weakest balance since July 2013, the Industrial Trends Survey from the Confederation of British Industry showed Thursday. The total order books fell to -6 percent in October, the lowest since July 2013, from -4 percent in September. The score was forecast...

Sweden's unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly in September after rising in the previous month, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Thursday. The unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent from 7.4 percent in August. Economists had forecast a figure of 7.5 percent. In July, the rate was 7.1 percent....