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Germany's EU measure of inflation unexpectedly slowed in October after holding steady in the previous two months, preliminary estimates from Destatis showed Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices rose 0.7 percent annually following 0.8 percent increase in each of the previous three months....

GermanUnemployment-103014.jpg Germany's unemployment declined unexpectedly in October, suggesting an improvement in the labor market conditions despite weak economic developments. The number of people out of work decreased by 22,000 to 2.887 million in October, data from the Federal Labor Agency revealed Thursday. Economists had forecast an increase of 4,000.

Latvia's economic growth slowed for a fourth straight quarter in the three months to September, preliminary estimates from the Central Statistical Bureau revealed Thursday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally non-adjusted 2.1 percent year-on-year following a revised 2.3 percent growth in the...

EurozoneEconomicConfidence-103014.jpg Economic confidence in the eurozone picked up in October from a 10-month low, with broad based improvement across sectors, the results of a survey by the European Commission showed Thursday. The economic confidence index rose unexpectedly to 100.7 in October from 99.9 in the prior month. The score was expected to fall to 99.7.

Greece's producer prices decreased annually for a third straight month in September, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Thursday. The producer price index in industry dropped 0.3 percent annually following 0.6 percent decline in August. Month-on-month, producer prices remained...

Portugal's consumer confidence rose for a second straight month to reach its highest level in more than 12 years in October as retail sales growth strengthened, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Thursday. The consumer confidence index climbed to -24 from -24.6 in September. It was the highest...

Eurozone economic confidence picked up in October from a 10-month low, survey results from European Commission showed Thursday. The economic confidence index rose unexpectedly to 100.7 in October from 99.9 in the prior month. The score was expected to fall to 99.7. The industrial confidence index...

Iceland's producer price increased at a slower rate in September, data released by Statistics Iceland showed on Thursday. Producer prices rose 4.4 percent year-on-year in September following the 5.6 percent growth in August. This marked the second consecutive month of increase. Domestic market...

Austria's manufacturing sector contracted at a faster rate in October, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Thursday. The Bank Austria manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, came in at 46.9 in October, less than the 47.9 in September. Production and new orders declined at the...

German unemployment declined unexpectedly in October, data from Federal Labor Agency revealed Thursday. The number of people out of work decreased by 22,000 to 2.88 million in October. Economists had forecast an increase of 4,000. The adjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent in...

A leading indicator for Switzerland increased unexpectedly in October, a report from economic institute KOF showed Thursday. The KOF leading indicator rose to 99.8 in October from the revised 99.3 in September. Economists had expected the index to come in at 99.2. All indicators relating to the...

Austria's economy stagnated in the third quarter, due to a decline in investment, weak foreign trade and subdued private consumption, preliminary figures from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research/WIFO showed Thursday. On a seasonally and working-day adjusted basis, gross domestic product remained...

Turkey's consumer confidence decreased in October as most of the sub-indices dropped, data from Turkstat showed Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to 70.3 in October from 74 in September. The index measuring expectations on the financial situation of households in the next twelve months...

Spain's consumer prices declined for the fourth consecutive month in October, flash estimate from the statistical office INE revealed Thursday. Consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent in October from last year following a 0.2 percent fall in September. Prices were expected to remain flat in October. At...

Austria producer prices fell at a slightly faster annual pace in September, data released by Statistics Austria showed on Thursday. Producer prices declined 1.1 percent year-on-year in September after a 1 percent fall in August. In July, prices had dropped 1 percent. Month-on-month, prices rebounded...