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The house price balance in the United Kingdom jumped in November, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said on Thursday, rising 30 percent. That beat forecasts for a gain of 26 percent and was up sharply from 23 percent in October. By region, the strongest areas for price growth were the...

Poland's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged at a record low again on Wednesday, in line with economists' expectations. The Monetary Policy Council decided to keep the key reference rate unchanged at a record low 1.50 percent, the National Bank of Poland said in a statement. Previously,...

ECB-Draghi-120616.jpg European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will likely announce an extension of asset purchases by the central bank beyond March 2017 on Thursday, hoping to spread some Christmas cheer amid the high political uncertainty, especially after the 'no' vote in the Italian referendum last weekend.

UKindmanoutput-120716.jpg British industrial output declined unexpectedly in October as the shutdown for maintenance of oil fields dampened production, the Office for National Statistics reported Wednesday. Industrial production declined 1.3 percent from September, the biggest fall since September 2012. Economists had forecast an increase of 0.2 percent after a 0.4 percent fall in September.

Croatia's economic growth improved slightly in the three months ended September as initially estimated, latest figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product rose an unadjusted 2.9 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, confirming the flash data, following...

Denmark's industrial production declined notably in October after rising in the previous month, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Wednesday. Industrial production excluding pharmaceutical industry, plunged 10.3 percent month-over-month in October, reversing a 7.2 percent climb in September. In...

British industrial and manufacturing output declined unexpectedly in October, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. Industrial production declined 1.3 percent from September, confounding expectations for an increase of 0.2 percent. Production had decreased 0.4 percent in...

Czech industrial production declined unexpectedly in October, after rising in the previous two months, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Wednesday. Industrial production fell 1.7 percent year-over-year in October, reversing a 2.7 percent climb in September. Meanwhile, economists had...

The French current account gap narrowed in October from a month ago, the Bank of France reported Wednesday. The current account deficit fell to EUR 3.5 billion in October from EUR 3.7 billion in September. The goods trade deficit widened to EUR 3.3 billion in October from EUR 2.8 billion in the...

U.K. house prices grew at a slower pace in November from October, data published by the mortgage lender Halifax showed Wednesday. House prices increased 0.2 percent month-on-month in November, in line with expectations, but slower than the 1.5 percent rise seen in October. Nonetheless, prices have...

France's trade deficit widened unexpectedly in October, as exports declined though imports remained firm, data from the French Customs showed Tuesday. The trade deficit rose to EUR 5.20 billion from EUR 4.79 billion in September and EUR 4.48 billion a year ago. Economists had forecast a shortfall...

Norway's current account surplus decreased in the three months ended September, figures from Statistics Norway showed Wednesday. The current account surplus fell to NOK 25.0 billion in the third quarter from NOK 28.5 billion in the previous quarter. That was well below the surplus of NOK 62.5 billion...

Norway's industrial production increased in October after declining notably in the previous two months, figures from Statistics Norway showed Wednesday. Industrial production climbed a calendar-adjusted 0.7 percent year-over-year in October, reversing a 12.4 percent plunge in September. In August,...

Germany's industrial production recovered in October, figures from Destatis showed Wednesday. Industrial production grew 0.3 percent in October from September, when it declined by revised 1.6 percent. Nonetheless, the pace of growth was weaker than the expected 0.8 percent increase. Excluding...

Estonia's consumer prices climbed for the fourth consecutive month in November, and at a faster pace than in the previous month, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 1.0 percent year-over-year in November, following a 0.6 percent climb in the previous month....

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