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Belgium's economy expanded at a faster-than-estimated pace in the third quarter, latest figures from the National Bank of Belgium showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally-and-calendar adjusted 0.3 percent from the previous three months, which was faster than the flash estimate of 0.2...

Greece's economy expanded in the third quarter at the pace estimated earlier, latest data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority confirmed on Friday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.7 percent from the second quarter, when the economy grew 0.4 percent, revised from 0.3 percent....

Italy's unemployment rate climbed to a new record high in October, defying expectations for an easing, figures from ISTAT showed Friday. The jobless rate surged to 13.2 percent from 12.9 percent in September. Economists had expected the figure to ease to 12.6 percent. The rate rose for the second...

Lithuania's economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed Friday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally-and-working day adjusted 2.6 percent annually following 3.3 percent increase in the previous quarter. On a quarterly basis, GDP increased...

Norway unemployment eased in November for the first time in four months, taking the jobless rate to the lowest level in twelve months and retail sales increased at a faster-than-expected pace in October, official figures showed Friday. The number of unemployed fell by a seasonally adjusted 355 persons...

Sweden's economic growth eased in the third quarter, but exceeded economists' expectations, preliminary data from Statistics Sweden showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent from the second quarter, when the economy expanded 0.5 percent, revised from 0.7 percent....

A measure of the current economic situation in the euro area declined for the fifth successive month in November, a survey by the Bank of Italy and the Centre for Economic Policy Research showed Friday. The eurocoin indicator fell to 0.06 in November from 0.08 in October. The index has been falling...

Denmark's economic growth improved in the third quarter, defying expectations for a contraction, data from Statistics Denmark showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew 0.5 percent from the second quarter, when the economy expanded 0.1 percent, revised from 0.2 percent. Economists had forecast a...

Retail sales in Sweden rose at a faster-than -expected pace in October, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Friday. The retail sales volume climbed a seasonally adjusted 1.0 percent month-over-month in October, reversing a 0.5 percent fall in the previous month. Economists had forecast 0.3 percent...

The Czech economy expanded slightly more than estimated earlier, latest data from the Czech Statistical Office showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew an adjusted 2.4 percent year-on-year, slightly faster than the 2.3 percent flash estimate. The second quarter growth was revised down to 2.3 percent...

Spanish retail sales increased for a third straight month in October, albeit at a less-than-expected pace, figures from INE showed Friday. Retail sales grew a seasonally-and-calendar-adjusted 1 percent year-on-year following 0.8 percent increase in September, revised from 1.1 percent. Economists...

Austria's producer prices declined at a slower pace in October, figures from Statistics Austria showed Friday. Producer prices fell 1.0 percent year-on-year in October, slower than 1.2 percent drop in the previous month. In August, prices declined 1.0 percent. Prices in the energy sector fell...

A measure of the health of the Swiss economy eased slightly in November, survey data from the KOF Swiss Economic Institute showed Friday. The KOF Economic Barometer fell to 98.7 in November from 99.5 in October, revised from 99.8. Economists had expected an improvement in the score to 100. "Whereas...

Croatia's economy contracted for the twelfth quarter in row in the three months to September, flash estimates from the statistical office revealed Friday. Gross domestic product declined 0.5 percent year-on-year in the third quarter. That followed a 0.8 percent contraction in the second quarter....

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....