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Lithuania's industrial output expanded in December, led by growth in output in the utilities sector and mining and quarrying, preliminary figures from the Department of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Industrial production rose by a seasonally and working-day adjusted 1.2 percent month-on-month in...

Turkey's consumer confidence eases for the second straight month in January, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Wednesday. The consumer confidence index declined to 58.2 in January from 58.7 in December. The reading was the lowest in three months. The indicator measuring the...

Singapore's inflation rose slightly in December, defying expectations, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed on Wednesday. The consumer price inflation rose to 0.5 percent in December from 0.3 percent in November. Economists had expected the rate...

Denmark consumer confidence rose for the first time in seven months in January, after a sharp fall in the previous month, survey data from Statistics Denmark showed on Wednesday. The consumer confidence index climbed to 3.9 in January from 2.9 in December. The index had been easing since July last...

ecb-102418_23jan19.jpg The European Central Bank is set to leave its interest rates and forward guidance unchanged on Thursday, after ending its massive asset purchase programme in December, as a myriad of risks including the persistent slowing of the economy, global trade tensions and the Brexit chaos mar the outlook for Eurozone growth.

uk-unemployment-041217_22jan19.jpg The UK employment hit a record high in December and the workers' pay grew at the fastest pace in a decade amid steady unemployment, despite the Brexit chaos. The employment level grew by 141,000 sequentially to a record high 32.54 million in the three months to November, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Tuesday.

germanyeconomic-oct16_22jan19.jpg Germany's investor confidence improved further at the start of the year to its highest level in four months, defying expectations for a weakening, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose to -15.0 points from -17.5 in December, the Mannheim-based think tank said.

UK budget deficit for December exceeded economists' expectations and was the second lowest figure for the month in 18 years, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The public sector net borrowing, or PSNB, was GBP 3 billion in December, which was GBP 0.3 billion more than...

The UK employment hit a record high in December and the workers' pay grew at the fastest pace in a decade amid steady unemployment, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed on Tuesday. The employment level grew by 141,000 sequentially to a record high 32.54 million in the three months...

Germany's investor confidence improved further at the start of the year to its highest level in four months, defying expectations for a weakening, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose to...

Dutch consumer confidence eased for a sixth month running in January to its lowest level in over four years and the fall was the worst in more than seven years, preliminary data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index dropped to 1 from 9 in December....

Slovenia's output prices remained steady in December, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed on Monday. Compared to the previous month, output prices on an average remained unchanged in December. In the whole year 2018, output price inflation was 1.4 percent versus...

A measure reflecting UK households' perceptions regarding their finances in the coming 12 months remained subdued and they continue expect further deterioration in finances this year, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The IHS Markit UK household finance index rose to a three-month high...

Estonia's producer price inflation steady in December, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. Producer prices advanced 1.6 percent year-on-year in December, same as in November. The index was affected more than average by a price increase in electricity and heat energy supply and in the...

Germany's producer price inflation eased to a seven-month low in December, figures from Destatis showed on Monday. Producer prices climbed 2.7 percent year-on-year in December, slower than the 3.3 percent increase seen in November. This was the lowest rate since May, when prices rose 2.5 percent. Excluding...

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