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Malta's industrial production decreased for the third straight month in March, figures from the National Statistics Office showed Friday. Industrial production fell a working-day-adjusted 4.9 percent year-over-year in March, which was worse than the 2.8 percent decline in the previous month. Among...

Denmark's industrial production decreased in March, after remaining flat in the previous month, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Friday. Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 2.2 percent month-over-month in March. In February, production showed no variations, which was revised down...

Austria's wholesale prices continued to decrease in April, preliminary figures from Statistics Austria showed Friday. The wholesale price index fell 4.7 percent year-over-year in April, slightly slower than the 4.9 percent decline in March. The measure has been falling since June 2013. Prices of...

Germany's construction activity grew at the slowest pace in five months during April despite further gains in new business and employment amid stronger confidence among firms, survey data from Markit Economics showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell further...

Czech retail sales growth eased in March after accelerating sharply in the previous month, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. Retail sales excluding automobile trade rose an unadjusted 5.1 percent year-over-year in March, slower than the 8.5 percent surge in February. Retail...

U.K. new car registrations grew modestly in April, but marked the highest figure for the month since 2003, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed Friday. New car registrations rose 2 percent year-on-year to 189,505 cars, the most in April since 2003, when 194,312...

Hungary's industrial production declined for the first time in nearly three years in March, preliminary data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. Industrial production fell a working-day-adjusted 2.4 percent year-over-year in March, confounding economists' expectations for...

Spanish industrial production rose for the first time in four months in March at the fastest pace in nearly two years, preliminary data from the statistical office INE showed Friday. Industrial production grew a seasonally-and-calendar adjusted 1.2 percent from the previous month, marking the strongest...

Hungary's foreign trade surplus decreased unexpectedly in March from a year ago, as exports fell faster than imports, preliminary data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. The trade surplus dropped to EUR 966 million in March from EUR 1.01 billion in the corresponding month...

Russia's service sector growth accelerated unexpectedly in April to the strongest level in more than three years, driven by solid rise in new business intakes, survey data from Markit Economics showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted Services Business Activity Index, or PMI, climbed to 54.2 in April...

Estonia's consumer prices decreased at a faster pace in April, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Friday. The consumer price index fell 0.8 percent year-over-year in April, following a 0.2 percent drop in the preceding month. The measure has been falling since June 2015. Compared to April 2015,...

UKServicesPMI-050516.jpg The U.K. service sector activity expanded at the slowest pace in more than three years in April largely reflecting economic uncertainty ahead of the referendum on EU membership, survey data from Markit showed Thursday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply/Markit services Purchasing Managers' Index fell more-than-expected to 52.3 in April from 53.7 in March. A reading above 50 indicates

Ireland's consumer confidence improved slightly in April, recovering less than half of the decline seen in the index in March, figures from Economic and Social Research Institute showed Thursday. The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index rose to 102.7 in April from 100.6 in the previous...

The Czech central bank maintained its key interest rate on Thursday as widely expected by economists. The Czech National Bank Board held the two-week repo rate at 0.05 percent, in line with economists' expectations. The discount rate was kept at 0.05 percent and the lombard rate at 0.25 percent. The...

Cyprus' consumer prices continued to decline in April, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from the Statistical Service showed Thursday. The consumer price index dropped 2.47 percent year-over-year in April, following a 2.53 percent decrease in March. In February, prices had...

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