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Belgium's merchandise trade deficit for August narrowed from a year ago with exports growth exceeding the rise in imports, preliminary data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Monday. The trade deficit decreased to EUR 2.3 billion from EUR 2.6 billion in the same month last year. Exports grew...

The EY ITEM Club urged the Bank of England to hold off from lifting interest rate until economic prospects look brighter. Markets expect the BoE to hike the rate from a record low this November, EY ITEM Club said in its Autumn Forecast. However, the think tank advised the bank to wait until economic...

Croatia's consumer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in September, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. The consumer price index climbed 1.4 percent year-over-year in September, faster than the 1.1 percent rise in August. The measure has been rising...

The euro area trade surplus increased in August on exports, data from Eurostat showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 21.6 billion in August from EUR 17.9 billion in July. Exports increased 2.5 percent from previous month, while imports gained only 0.4 percent. On...

Denmark's producer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in September to the highest level in four months, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Monday. The producer price index rose 2.9 percent year-over-year in September, faster than the 2.2 percent climb in August. The measure...

Turkey's jobless rate rose to a 4-month high in July, the Turkish Statistical Institute reported Monday. The jobless rate rose to 10.7 percent in July from 10.2 percent in June. This was the highest since March, when the rate was 11.7 percent. In the same period of 2016, the rate was 10.7 percent. The...

Germany's manufacturing employment increased in August from a year ago, data from Destatis showed Monday. The number of people worked in local manufacturing units rose by around 97,000 or 1.8 percent from prior year in August. At the end of August, there were 5.5 million employed persons in local...

Czech producer price inflation accelerated for the second straight month in September, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Monday. Industrial producer prices climbed 1.7 percent year-over-year in September, faster than the 1.4 percent rise in July. The measure has been rising since January. Among...

Germany's wholesale price inflation rose to a five-month high in September, data from Destatis revealed Monday. Wholesale prices advanced 3.4 percent year-on-year in September, following a 3.2 percent rise in August. This was the fastest increase since April, when prices climbed 4.7 percent. Prices...

Norway's foreign trade surplus increased notably in September from a year ago, driven by sharp rise in exports, preliminary figures from Statistics Norway showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to NOK 9.18 billion in September from NOK 3.22 billion in the corresponding month last year. However, it...

External trade data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to release Germany's wholesale prices for September. Also, employment in manufacturing sector is due. In the meantime, Norway's external trade data is due...

The average asking price for a house in the United Kingdom was up 1.1 percent on month in October, property tracking website Rightmove said on Monday. That follows the 1.2 percent monthly decline in September. On a yearly basis, house prices climbed 1.4 percent - accelerating from 1.1 percent in...

Poland's accelerated sharply in September to its highest level in more than three years, figures from the National Bank of Poland showed Friday. The consumer price index excluding food and energy prices rose 1 percent year-on-year, marking its biggest increase since June 2014, when prices grew the...

The UK economy expanded at a muted rate in the third quarter despite improvements in manufacturing activity, quarterly economic survey from the British Chambers of Commerce showed Friday. In the manufacturing sector, the balance of firms reporting increased export sales rose to +29 from +27 and export...

Greece's import price inflation eased in August after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Friday. The import price index rose 3.8 percent annually in August, slower than the 4.2 percent climb in July. Among the main industrial groups, energy...

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