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Turkey's business confidence declined in August to its lowest level in nearly a year, after rebounding in the previous month, survey data from the central bank showed Thursday. The business confidence index fell to 103 from 106.3 in July. The latest reading was the lowest since September last year,...

Switzerland's industrial production declined in the second quarter, the Federal Statistical Office reported Thursday. Industrial production fell 1.2 percent year-on-year, offsetting prior quarter's 1.2 percent increase. At the same time, industrial turnover decreased 2.3 percent after easing 1.7...

British car production breached the 1 million mark during the first seven months of the year for the first time in 12 years, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed Thursday. Car production increased 12.3 percent year-on-year to 1.02 million cars in the January to...

GBC-082516.jpg German business confidence dropped unexpectedly to a 6-month low in August and marked the biggest monthly fall in more than four years as companies assessed the current situation and future expectations more poorly after Britons voted to exit the EU. The business sentiment index dropped to 106.2 in August from 108.3 in July, results of the Ifo survey showed Thursday.

British retail sales volume increased in August after declining in prior month, the Distributive Trades Survey from the Confederation of British Industry showed Thursday. The retail sales balance rose to +9 percent from -14 percent in July. The score was above expectations of -12 percent. Economists...

Malta's producer prices increased in July, after falling in the previous two months, figures from the National Statistics Office showed Thursday. The producer price index rose 0.33 percent year-over-year in July, reversing a 0.23 percent drop in June. Among the main industrial groupings, price...

Hong Kong's exports declined for the second straight month in July, and at a faster-than-expected pace, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed Thursday. The value of total exports of goods fell 5.1 percent year-over-year in July, exceeding economists' expectations for a 2.1 percent...

Sweden's producer prices continued to decline in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Thursday. The producer price index fell 1.1 percent year-over-year in July, following a 1.9 percent decrease in June. The measure has been falling since...

Spain's producer prices continued to decline in July, the statistical office INE said Thursday. Producer prices decreased 4.6 percent year-on-year in July, following a 4.5 percent drop in June. Excluding energy, producer prices fell 0.5 percent, slower than the 0.7 percent decrease in previous...

German business confidence dropped unexpectedly in August, reports said citing survey results from Ifo on Thursday. The business sentiment index dropped to 106.2 in August from 108.3 in July. The reading was expected to rise to 108.5. Similarly, the current conditions index fell to 112.8 from...

Denmark's retail sales declined for the first time in four months in July, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Thursday. Retail sales dropped 0.6 percent month-over-month in July, reversing a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month. In May, sales had risen slightly by 0.1 percent. Sales of...

Spain's economic growth remained stable in the second quarter, final data from the statistical office INE showed Thursday. Gross domestic product climbed 0.8 percent sequentially in the second quarter, instead of 0.7 percent estimated previously. Growth has been at 0.8 percent since the third quarter...

Sweden's unemployment rate decreased less-than-expected in July to the lowest level in eight months, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Thursday. The jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent in July from 7.6 percent in the previous month. Economists had expected the rate to drop to 5.9 percent. The...

French manufacturing confidence weakened unexpectedly in August, survey data from the statistical office Insee showed Thursday. The manufacturing sentiment dropped to 101 in August from 103 in July. Economists had forecast the indicator to remain unchanged at 103. A similar low reading was last seen...

Sweden's economic sentiment decreased unexpectedly in August, mainly due to weaker confidence in the manufacturing industry, data from the National Institute of Economic Research showed Thursday. The economic tendency indicator dropped to 100.0 in August from 102.3 in the previous month. Meanwhile,...

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