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Poland's industrial production and producer prices declined in August, data from the Central Statistical Office showed Wednesday. Industrial output fell 1.9 percent in August from last year, confounding expectations for a 0.2 percent rise. Mining and quarrying output and manufacturing declined...

Switzerland's economic expectations turned negative for the first time since January 2013, a survey by the Mannheim-based Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Credit Suisse showed Wednesday. The ZEW-CS Indicator declined by 10.2 points to -7.7 in September. This was its first negative reading...

BoE-Building-091714.jpg Policymakers of the Bank of England split on the rate decision in September as two members repeated their call for a quarter- point hike given the rapid absorption of slack with economic growth. The British unemployment rate continued to fall in July, reaching the lowest since late 2008, and jobless claims declined more than expected in August.

The pace of decline in Portugal's industrial producer prices accelerated for a second straight month in August, data from Statistics Portugal showed Wednesday. The producer price index fell 0.9 percent annually following 0.8 percent decrease in July. It was the most severe drop since March, when...

British households' pessimism regarding their financial situation continued to ebb in September as pay growth remained strong, results of a survey by Markit Economics and financial information provider Ipsos Mori revealed Wednesday. The Markit Household Finance Index, which measures overall perceptions...

Eurozone construction output stagnated in July, after declining in June, figures from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Construction output remained unchanged month-over-month in July, after declining 0.4 percent increase in the previous month. In May, construction output dropped 1.4 percent. Output in...

Eurozone inflation remained stable at 0.4 percent in August, final data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Monthly inflation was 0.1 percent. The statistical office earlier estimated an annual rate of 0.3 percent for August. Inflation continues to stay below the European Central Bank's target of 'below...

A leading indicator of Spain's economy rose at a slower rate in July, results of a survey by the Conference Board showed Wednesday. The Conference Board leading economic index rose 0.3 percent month-over-month in July, after a revised 0.6 percent increase in June. Three out of the six sub-components...

The U.K. unemployment rate continued to fall in July, to the lowest since late 2008, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. The ILO jobless rate fell to 6.2 percent in May to July, down from 6.6 percent in February to April. The rate was seen at 6.3 percent. There were 2.02...

Policymakers of Bank of England split on rate decision again in September as two members preferred a quarter point rate hike. Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale sought to raise key rate by 25 basis points, while all other seven members voted to keep the rate at 0.50 percent. They assessed that economic...

Italy's trade surplus increased in July as imports declined at a faster rate than exports, data from the Italian Statistical Office ISTAT showed Wednesday. After seasonal adjustments, the trade surplus rose to EUR 2.82 billion from EUR 2.596 billion in June. Imports dropped by a seasonally adjusted...

The harmonised index of consumer prices, or HICP, for Slovakia fell at a stable rate in August, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Wednesday. The HICP, a measure of consumer prices comparable across all the Eurozone countries, dropped 0.2 percent year-over-year in August,...

Europe's passenger car registrations continued to rise in August, pursuing the upward trend commenced twelve months ago, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association reported Wednesday. Car sales increased 2.1 percent in August and 5.6 percent in July. Overall, 688,464 new cars were registered...

U.K. unemployment and final eurozone inflation data along with Bank of England minutes are some of the important Main Street events due from Europe on Wednesday. Nevertheless, the focus of the day is likely to be on the FOMC decision from across the Atlantic, as traders wait and watch whether the U.S....

Poland's average gross wages grew less than expected in August, data from the Central Statistical Office revealed Tuesday. Average gross wages climbed 3.5 percent year-on-year in August, the same rate as seen in July. Economists had forecast wages to grow 3.8 percent. On a monthly basis, average...