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Croatia's economy grew for the third straight quarter in the three months ended June, at a faster pace, preliminary data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Friday. Gross domestic product rose a non-seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, following 0.5 percent...

Malta's economic growth accelerated for the fourth straight quarter in the three months ended June, preliminary figures from the National Statistical Institute showed Friday. Gross domestic product in real terms advanced 5.2 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, faster than previous quarter's...

European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny said Thursday euro area inflation may fall back into negative zone in coming months. The ECB had lowered its growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday. The bank trimmed its inflation forecast for this year to 0.1 percent from 0.3 percent. ECB...

Bulgaria's economic growth improved as estimated in the three months ended June, latest figures from the National Statistical Institute showed Friday. Gross domestic product advanced 2.2 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, confirming the flash data, faster than previous quarter's 2.0 percent...

Romania's economic growth eased less than initially estimated in the second quarter, latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Friday. Gross domestic product rose an unadjusted 3.3 percent year-over-year in the three months ended June, revised up from a 3.2 percent increase reported...

Hungary's economic growth slowed in the three months ended June as initially estimated, latest figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. Gross domestic product rose an unadjusted 2.7 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, confirming the flash data. But, which was...

New car registrations in the U.K. rose for the forty-second consecutive month in August, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders showed Friday. The total new car registrations climbed notably by 9.6 percent year-over-year in August to 79,060 units. In the corresponding month last...

Germany's construction activity expanded at the slowest pace in seven months in August, data from Markit showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 50.3 in August from 50.6 in July. This was the least marked increase in seven months. A reading above 50 indicates expansion....

Germanfactoryordrs-090415.jpg Germany's factory orders declined most in six months on weak foreign bookings in July, while domestic demand remained robust. Factory orders dropped 1.4 percent in July from a month ago, which was the biggest fall since January when they slid 2.6 percent, data from Destatis revealed Friday.

Sweden's industrial production declined unexpectedly in July, preliminary figures from Statistics Sweden showed Friday. Industrial production slid a seasonally adjusted 3.0 percent month-on-month in July, confounding economists' expectations for an increase of 0.3 percent. In June, production had...

The average gross monthly wages in the Czech Republic increased at a faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. In real terms, gross monthly wages rose 2.7 percent year-over-year in the three months ended June, exceeding economists' expectations...

Swiss consumer prices declined for a tenth consecutive month in August and at the fastest pace since 1959, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed Friday. The consumer price index dropped 1.4 percent year-on-year following a 1.3 percent decline in the previous month. The fall was in line...

French consumer confidence held steady in August, defying economists' expectations for an increase, figures from the statistical office INSEE showed Friday. The consumer confidence index came in at 93.0 in August, the same reading as in July. Economists had expected the index to rise to 94.0. The...

Finland's economy expanded slightly in the three months ended June, revised from a decline estimated earlier, latest figures from Statistics Finland showed Friday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent in the second quarter, revised from the 0.4 percent drop initially estimated....

Corrects second para Germany's factory orders declined at the fastest pace in six months in July, data from Destatis revealed Friday. Factory orders dropped 1.4 percent in July from the previous month, which was the biggest fall since January when it slid 2.6 percent. Economists had forecast...

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