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Italy's industrial orders decreased in September, after rebounding strongly in the previous month, figures from the statistical office Istat showed Friday. Industrial orders dropped a seasonally adjusted 3.9 percent month-over-month in September, reversing a 5.3 percent climb in August. Domestic...

Sweden's producer price inflation eased in October to the lowest level in a year, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Friday. Producer prices rose 2.5 percent year-over-year in October, much slower than the 4.3 percent climb in September. Moreover, the latest PPI inflation was the weakest since...

Denmark's retail sales decreased in October, after rebounding in the previous month, preliminary figures from Statistics Denmark showed Friday. Retail trade turnover dropped a seasonally and price-adjusted 1.1 percent month-over-month in October, in contrast to a 0.7 percent rise in September. Clothing...

Austria's production index continued to rise in September, data from Statistics Austria revealed Friday. The production index that combines output of both industry and construction, grew 3.7 percent year-on-year in September. Industrial output advanced 4 percent and construction output gained...

German business sentiment improved further in November, reports said citing survey results from Ifo Institute on Friday. The business confidence index rose to 117.5, while the score was forecast to remain unchanged at October's initially estimated value of 116.7. Meanwhile, the current conditions...

Spain's producer price inflation eased to a year low in October, the statistical office INE said Friday. Producer prices climbed at a slower pace of 2.8 percent year-on-year in October, following a 3.5 percent rise in September. This was the slowest rate since November 2016. Excluding energy, producer...

Czech economic confidence weakened for the first time in five months in November, though slightly, survey data from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. The economic sentiment indicator dropped to 14.5 in November from October's 11-month high of 14.8. At the same time, the consumer confidence...

Finland's retail sales increased in October from a year ago, preliminary figures from Statistics Finland showed Friday. The retail sales value climbed 2.1 percent year-over-year in October. Similarly, the price adjusted volume of retail sales grew 2.5 percent. In daily consumer goods trade, sales...

Finland's producer price inflation eased in October, after accelerating in the previous three months, figures from Statistics Finland showed Friday. Producer prices for manufactured products climbed 3.6 percent year-over-year in October, slower than the 4.0 percent in September. The measure has been...

Germany's construction orders increased in September, figures from Destatis showed Friday. New orders in the main construction industry climbed 0.7 percent month-on-month in September. Orders advanced 1.5 percent in September from a year ago. During January to September, new orders grew 2.5 percent...

EEP3-091614_23Nov17.jpg Business sentiment data from Germany is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

Large majority of European Central Bank's policymakers supported the extension of the net asset purchases for nine months until the end of September 2018, amid robust and broad-based economic expansion in the bloc, an uptick in underlying inflation and the continued effective pass-through of the ECB's...

GermanGDP-112317.jpg Germany expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter on robust foreign demand and investment amid weak private consumption, official data showed Thursday. Despite political uncertainty, private sector activity growth in the largest euro area economy accelerated in November driven by a pick-up in manufacturing, a closely watched survey revealed today.

Iceland's unemployment rate increased for the third straight month in October, figures from Statistics Iceland showed Thursday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to 3.6 percent in October from 3.3 percent in September, which was revised up from 3.0 percent. In the corresponding month last...

British retail sales expanded in November following a significant contraction in October, the latest Distributive Trades survey from the Confederation of British Industry showed Thursday. About 39 percent of respondents reported that sales volumes were up on a year ago in November, while 13 percent...

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