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Czech manufacturing growth remained robust in August, although expanded at the weakest pace in three months, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Tuesday. The purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 56.6 in August from July's 51-month high of 57.5. Economists had expected the index to drop...

Spain's manufacturing sector expanded in August albeit at a slower pace, survey results from Markit showed Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 53.2 in August from 53.6 in July. It was forecast to remain unchanged at 53.6. The index dropped for the third straight...

Poland's manufacturing sector expanded at the weakest pace in more than ten and half years in August, survey results from Markit Economics showed Tuesday. The purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 51.1 in August from 54.5 in the previous month. However, any reading above 50 indicates expansion...

The Dutch manufacturing sector expanded at the slowest pace in five months in August, survey data from Markit showed Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted NEVI Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 53.9 in August from 56 in July. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. Output growth in manufacturing...

Swedish manufacturing activity sustained its solid growth in August, though the pace of expansion eased more-than-expected, survey results from Swedbank and the logistics managers' association SILF showed Tuesday. The purchasing managers' index for the manufacturing sector fell to 53.2 from a three-month...

Germany's unemployment rate held steady in July, figures from Destatis showed Tuesday. The jobless rate came in at an adjusted 4.7 percent in July, the same rate as in the previous month. In the corresponding month last year, the rate was 5.0 percent. The number of unemployed people decreased to...

EEP06-011515_01Sep15.jpg Unemployment figures and final manufacturing Purchasing Managers' survey results from euro area are due on Tuesday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news.

Ireland's manufacturing sector expanded at the weakest pace in eighteen months in August, as growth of output, new orders and employment moderated, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted Investec purchasing managers' index fell to 53.6 in August from 56.7 in July....

Belgium's economic growth remained steady in the second quarter, as estimated earlier, led by industry and construction, final figures from the National Bank of Belgium revealed Monday. Gross domestic product rose 0.4 percent sequentially, same as in the first quarter. A year ago, growth was just...

Spain's current account surplus increased in June from last year, data from Bank of Spain showed Monday. The current account balance showed a surplus of EUR 1.3 billion versus EUR 1.2 billion in the same period of last year. Similarly, the surplus on capital account increased to EUR 0.5 billion...

Slovenia's economy expanded at a slower pace in the three months ended June, preliminary figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. Gross domestic product grew an unadjusted 2.6 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, following 2.8 percent stable growth in...

euroinflation-083115.jpg Eurozone inflation remained unchanged at a very low level in August as further fall in oil prices curbed its ability to move upward. Inflation came in at 0.2 percent in August, the same rate as seen in July and June, preliminary data from Eurostat showed Monday. It was forecast to ease to 0.1 percent. Inflation remains below the European Central Bank's target of 'below, but close to, 2 percent.'

Slovenia's consumer prices declined for the eighth straight month in August, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. The consumer price index fell 0.3 percent year-over-year in August, following a 0.4 percent drop in the previous month. Prices have been falling...

Iceland's producer price inflation eased for the fourth straight month in July, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Monday. The producer price index rose 7.4 percent year-over-year in July, much slower than June's 11.0 percent climb. The index has been rising since August 2014. Prices in the...

Portugal's economy expanded in the second quarter at the same rate as estimated earlier, mainly driven by domestic demand, final figures from Statistics Portugal showed Monday. Gross domestic product rose 0.4 percent sequentially in the second quarter, the same pace of growth in the previous two...

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