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Slovenia's business sentiment index improved slightly in July from the previous month, final figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted economic sentiment index, which combines both business tendency and consumer surveys, rose 1.0 percentage...

Ireland's central bank upgraded its economic outlook citing strong performance of exports and investment spending. In its quarterly bulletin, the bank on Monday said gross domestic product will grow 2.5 percent in 2014, up from the prior projection of 2 percent. Likewise, the 2015 estimate is revised...

Ireland's retails sales volume as well as value declined in June, after rising in the previous month, preliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Monday. Retail sales volume fell 1.7 percent monthly in June, reversing a 0.4 percent rise seen in May. Likewise, the value of retail...

Tourist overnights stays registered in the first six months period in Austria dropped from a year ago, preliminary figures from Statistics Austria showed Monday. The number of overnight stays dropped 1.4 percent compared to the same period last year to nearly 66.25 million. But, the number of arrivals,...

Lithuania's retail sales growth eased for the second straight month in June, preliminary figures from the Department of Statistics showed Monday. Retail sales excluding VAT rose 3.4 percent year-on-year in June, slower than May's 4.1 percent increase, which was revised up from 3.9 percent. In April,...

U.K. house prices increased at a slower rate in June, data from the Land Registry showed Monday. House prices rose 6.4 percent year-over-year in June following the 6.7 percent increase in May. The average house price in England and Wales was at GBP 172,011, down from its peak of GBP 181,466 hit in...

Italy's business confidence unexpectedly fell in July, as new order expectations declined, results of a survey conducted by the statistical office Istat showed Monday. The business confidence index for manufacturing firms dropped to 99.7 in July from a revised 99.9 in June. Economists had expected...

Slovakia's producer prices continued to decline in June, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Monday. The producer price index in the industrial sector fell 3.4 percent year-on-year in June, largely unchanged from May's 3.3 percent fall. Prices fell for the sixteenth consecutive...

Finland's business confidence remained stable in July, results of a survey by the Confederation of Finnish Industries, or EK, showed Monday. The indicator for business confidence remained unchanged at -9 in July, less than its long-term average of 2. The score for June was revised from -8. While...

Finland's consumer confidence improved slightly in July to mark its highest level in six months, after holding steady in the previous month, survey figures from Statistics Finland showed Monday. The consumer confidence index rose to 9.4 in July from 8.7 in June. It was the highest score since January...

Italian business sentiment and U.K house prices are amongst the handful of economic data scheduled for release on Monday. At 4 am ET, Italian statistical office ISTAT is scheduled to release its business sentiment report. The business sentiment index is expected to edge up to 100.2 in July from 100...

British homebuyers' confidence deteriorated in the second quarter, a survey from mortgage lender Halifax showed Monday. The balance of people who believe now is 'a good time to buy' fell to 5 from 34 in the previous quarter. This was the largest fall since April 2011. Meanwhile, about 57 percent...

Belgium's business confidence deteriorated more-than-expected in July, after improving in the previous month, mainly due to revision in demand forecasts, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Friday. The business confidence index dropped to -7.5 from June's -6.2. Economists had expected...

UKGDP-072514.jpg British economic growth remained high as expected in the second quarter as a robust expansion in the dominant service sector, and industry completely offset the slight weakness in the construction sector. With the second quarter expansion, GDP returned to its pre-crisis level. Gross domestic product grew 0.8 percent sequentially in the second quarter, the same rate as seen in the first quarter.

GermanIFO-072514.jpg German business confidence eased for the third successive month to its lowest level since October, amid rising concerns over the impact of the worsening conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East on the largest Eurozone economy. The Business Climate Index for industry and trade fell to 108.0 points in July from 109.7 in June, the results of a survey by the Munich-based Ifo Institute showed Friday.