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Iceland's wages grew at a slightly slower pace in October, Statistics Iceland reported Friday. Wages gained 0.6 percent month-on-month in October following a 0.7 percent rise in September. Meanwhile, annual growth accelerated to 6.6 percent from 6.2 percent a month ago. Real wages were up 0.5 percent...

Lithuania's industrial production in October increased from a year ago, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed Friday. The industrial production index advanced a working-day adjusted 1.2 percent year-on-year in October. Production in the manufacturing sector grew by 2.3 percent in October. On...

The leading index for Germany remained flat in September, figures from the Conference Board showed Friday. The leading index was unchanged month-over-month in September after the 1.3 percent decline in August. Four out of the seven sub-indices increased in September. The coincident index, a...

British government borrowing in October decreased from a year ago and was in line with economists' expectations, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Public sector net borrowing excluding interventions was GBP 7.7 billion in October, down 2.4 percent from GBP 7.9 billion...

Hourly wages in Italy increased in October, a report from the statistical office ISTAT showed Friday. Wages rose 0.1 month-on-month in October after remaining unchanged in September, August and July. Annually, wages rose 1 percent, slower than the 1.1 percent growth in September. Among the major...

The firm anchoring of inflation expectations is critical under any circumstances, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Friday. The inflation situation in the euro area has also become increasingly challenging, Draghi said at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress. He observed the risk...

Hungary's employee wage growth quickened in September from a year ago, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. Gross earnings rose 2.4 percent year-on-year in September, faster than the 2.2 percent rise in August. In July, earnings went up 3.1 percent. Net earnings...

Switzerland's money supply growth held steady in October, the Swiss National Bank said Friday. M3, the broad measure of money supply, grew 3.4 percent year-on-year, the same rate as seen in September. At the same time, the annual growth in the narrow measure, M1 rose to 2.9 percent from 2.8 percent...

The house prices sentiment index continued to remain positive in November, though it was at the lowest level in twelve months, results of the household property prices sentiment survey from Markit Economics showed Friday. The house prices sentiment index, or HPSI, came in at 58.4 in November. This...

Serbia reached a staff level agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a 36-month precautionary loan worth about EUR 1 billion. The IMF mission led by Zuzana Murgasova urged the Serbia's authorities to implement ambitious fiscal consolidation and structural reforms to lay the ground for...

EEP3-091614_21Nov14.jpg Public borrowing data from the U.K. is among a few economic data due for release on Friday. U.K 's National Office for Statistics is due to release its public borrowing figures at 4:30 am ET. Public borrowing, excluding interventions, is expected to fall to GBP 7.7 billion in October from GBP 11.8...

Eurozone's consumer confidence declined in November, defying expectations for an increase, preliminary data from the European Commission showed Friday. The flash consumer confidence indicator decreased to -11.6 from a -11.1 in October. Economists had forecast the index to rise to -10.7. For the...

Belgium's consumer confidence eased for a second straight month in November as households' economic as well as financial expectations deteriorated, survey figures from the National Bank of Belgium revealed Thursday. The consumer confidence indicator dropped to -14 from -12 in October. The latest score...

Poland's industrial production continued to grow in October, while producer prices declined further, figures from the Central Statistical Office revealed Thursday. Industrial production rose 3.5 percent month-on-month, slightly less than economists' forecast for 3.7 percent growth. Annualy, production...

EurozonePMI-112014.jpg Private sector growth in the eurozone slowed unexpectedly to a 16-month low in November, as new orders dropped for the first time since July 2013. Germany also posted the weakest activity growth in 16 months, while France continued to contract in November. The Eurozone composite output index dropped to 51.4 in November, the lowest score since July of last year.