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Germany's leading index, which measures perceptions on future economic activity, rose for the second straight month in May, survey figures from Conference Board showed Tuesday. The Conference Board leading economic index rose 0.3 percent in May. That followed a 0.2 percent increase in April and stagnation...

Global consumer confidence increased in the second quarter to reach the highest levels since the first quarter in 2007 as job optimism improved, results of a survey by Nielsen showed Tuesday. The Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index rose a point from the previous quarter to 97 in the second quarter....

U.K. budget deficit excluding financial interventions increased in June, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Public sector net borrowing excluding financial interventions totaled GBP 11.4 billion, which was GBP 3.8 billion than last June. It was forecast to rise to GBP 10.5...

Finland's unemployment rate eased in June from a one-year high registered in the previous month, figures from Statistics Finland showed Tuesday. The unemployment rate fell sharply to 9.2 percent from May's 10.7 percent. The youth unemployment, which applies to 15 to 24 age group, also fell sharply...

Switzerland's trade surplus declined more-than-expected in June as imports rose faster than exports, data from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration showed Tuesday. The trade surplus was at CHF 1.38 billion in June, which was less than the CHF 2.78 billion expected by economists. In May, the country...

The International Monetary Fund lifted its outlook for German economy and urged authorities to boost public investment on infrastructure, while adhering to the European fiscal rules. The Washington-based lender forecast the largest Eurozone economy to grow 1.9 percent this year, up from the prior...

Public Borrowing Data from the U.K. is among a handful of economic data due from Europe on Tuesday At 4:30 am ET, U.K 's Office for National Statistics is expected to release its public borrowing figures. Public borrowing is estimated to decrease to GBP 10.5 billion in June from GBP 13.3 billion in...

Greece's industrial turnover dropped in May from a year ago, but at a slower rate, preliminary figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Monday. The overall turnover index, which includes both domestic and non-domestic market, fell 4.9 percent year-on-year in May, after a 10.5 percent...

Poland's corporate sector is more optimistic regarding the third quarter than they were regarding the previous three months, despite remaining concerned about the uncertainty in the euro area and the worsening conflict between Russia and Ukraine, a survey from the National Bank of Poland showed Monday....

The German economy is likely to stall in the second quarter as geopolitical concerns dragged industrial production, Bundesbank said in its monthly report on Monday. Industry shifted down a gear, it said. Considering that the services sector probably expanded further, the real adjusted gross domestic...

Greece's current account in May turned to a deficit from a surplus logged in the same month last year, due to larger shortfalls in the trade and income accounts, figures from the Bank of Greece showed Monday. The current account showed a deficit of EUR 246.2 million in May versus a surplus of EUR...

U.K. consumer confidence declined in June for the first time in 2014, according to Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report, published on Monday. The overall consumer confidence index fell by a percentage point to 145 in June. However, spending growth on essentials was around 1 percent higher than a year...

Latvia's producer prices rose in June, after declining in the previous month, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Monday. The producer price index increased 0.4 percent year-on-year in June, in contrast to a 0.1 percent fall seen in the previous month. In April, prices rose 0.8 percent. Prices...

Dutch house prices rose for a third consecutive month in June, a report from Statistics Netherlands showed Monday. Prices of existing home increased 2.2 percent year-on-year in June. In May, prices rose 1.4 percent. House prices are now nearly the same level as in early 2003, the agency said. They...

Slovenia's output prices declined at slower pace for the second straight month in June, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. Output prices fell 0.9 percent year-on-year in June, after a 1.1 percent drop registered in May. Prices have been falling since September...