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Dutch manufacturing activity growth eased to its lowest level in 13 months in August as output and new business rose at slower rates, survey data from Markit Economics showed Monday. The NEVI Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 51.7 from 53.5 in July. A reading above 50 suggests expansion in the sector. Slower...

Spain's manufacturing sector continued to expand in August but the operating conditions strengthened at the slowest pace since April, survey data from Markit Economics showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 52.8 in August from 53.9 in July. A score above 50 indicates...

Purchasing Managers' survey results from Eurozone and major European economies are due on Monday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news.

Corrects first para The German economy contracted as estimated in the second quarter, a revised report from Destatis showed Monday. Gross domestic product fell 0.2 percent sequentially, reversing the 0.7 percent growth in the first quarter. This was the first decline since the first quarter of...

Ireland's manufacturing activity expanded at a faster rate in August, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Investec purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 57.3 in August from 55.4 in July. This marked the sharpest monthly increase in manufacturing activity...

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...