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Slovakia's consumer confidence improved for the second straight month in November, while producer prices continued to fall in October, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Friday. The consumer confidence index rose to -13.3 in November from -14.5 in the previous month....

Italy's EU measure of inflation remained unchanged from the previous month in November, preliminary data from the statistical office ISTAT showed Friday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 0.2 percent annually, the same as in October. Economists were looking for an inflation rate...

Eurozone inflation slowed in November after accelerating slightly in the previous month, preliminary data from Eurostat showed Friday. The flash euro area annual inflation fell to 0.3 percent from October's 0.4 percent. The figure was in line with economists' expectations. The latest figure equaled...

Turkey's foreign trade deficit narrowed more-than-expected in October, preliminary figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed Friday. The trade deficit contracted to $6.25 billion in October from $7.42 billion in the same month last year. Economists had forecast the deficit to fall to $6.55...

France's consumer spending declined the most in nine months during October as unemployed climbed to a record high, official data revealed. Household consumption decreased 0.9 percent monthly following a 0.5 percent fall in September, the INSEE said Friday. That was in contrast to economists' expectations...

France's domestic producer prices declined in October as expected, figures from the statistical office INSEE showed Friday. The producer price index for the French market fell 1.4 percent annually, in line with economists' expectations. Prices fell at the same pace in September and August. Month-on-month,...

U.K house prices rose for the second straight month in November, albeit at a slower pace, survey figures from the Nationwide Building Society showed Friday. The house price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent month-over-month in November, slower than October's 0.5 percent increase. In September,...

GermanRetailSales-112814.jpg German retail sales grew at the fastest pace in more than three years in October, as consumer confidence strengthens amid favorable labor market conditions and low inflation. Retail sales rose a calendar-and-seasonally adjusted 1.9 percent month-over-month, preliminary figures from Destatis showed Friday.

Germany's retail sales grew at the fastest pace in more than three years in October, preliminary figures from Destatis showed Friday. Retail sales rose a calendar-and-seasonally adjusted 1.9 percent month-o-month, rebounding from a 2.8 percent slump in the previous month, which was revised from 3.2...

Consumer confidence in the U.K. stagnated at depressed levels in November, the results of a survey by the GfK Institute showed Friday. The consumer confidence index remained unchanged at -2 in November, in contrast to expectations for a modest improvement to -1.

Eurozone-112714.jpg Eurozone economic sentiment unexpectedly strengthened for a second consecutive month in November as an improvement in the factory confidence offset a deterioration in consumer morale, figures from the European Commission showed Thursday. The economic sentiment indicator rose to 100.8 from 100.7 in October. Economists had expected the index to ease to 100.3.

Germany's EU measure of inflation slowed to its lowest level in five years in November, preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office showed Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices rose 0.6 percent year-on-year following 0.7 percent increase in October. The figure was in line with...

German-Unemployment-112714.jpg German unemployment reached the lowest in more than two decades in November, boosting confidence among businesses and households. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate for November was 6.6 percent, unchanged from October's figure that was downwardly revised, data from the Federal Labor Agency showed Thursday.

German consumer confidence is set to strengthen further in December, as income expectations and willingness to buy improved for a second straight month from higher levels, survey results from the market research group GfK showed Thursday. The forward-looking consumer confidence index rose to 8.7 points...

Eurozone money supply supply growth remained steady in October, while lending to the private sector continued to fall, despite the stimulus efforts from the European Central Bank. The annual growth of broad money, or M3, was 2.5 percent in October, unchanged from September, the ECB said on Thursday....