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Austria's manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in sixteen months in May as new orders contracted sharply amid rising price pressures, survey data from S&P Global showed on Friday. The UniCredit Bank Austria manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a 16-month low of 56.6 in May...

consumer sentiment4 052722 Revised data released by the University of Michigan on Friday showed consumer sentiment in the U.S. deteriorated by even more than previously estimated in the month of May. The report showed the consumer sentiment index for May was downwardly revised to 58.4 from the preliminary reading of 59.1.

Slovenia's retail sales decreased at the start of the second quarter, data from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed on Friday. Retail trade turnover declined 7.8 percent month-on-month in April. Except automotive fuel, the monthly fall in retail sales was 1.0 percent. Sales...

personalincome 052722 The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing personal income in the U.S. increased by slightly less than expected in the month of April. The report showed personal income rose by 0.4 percent in April after climbing by 0.5 percent in March. Economists had been expecting another 0.5 percent increase.

The Indian economy is relatively better placed to strengthen the recovery that is underway, despite many headwinds, the Reserve Bank of India said in its annual report, released on Friday. The central bank observed that the momentum is expected to broadly continue in 2022-23, though with risks to...

The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing personal income in the U.S. increased by slightly less than expected in the month of April.

Eurozone money supply expanded at a slower pace in April, while the growth in loans to the private sector accelerated, data from the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The broad monetary aggregates M3 grew at a pace of 6.0 percent in April, slower than the 6.3 percent increase posted in March....

Italy non-EU trade balance swung to deficit in April from a year ago, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The non-EU trade balance registered a deficit of EUR 2.292 billion in April versus a surplus of EUR 4.858 billion in the same month last year. In March, the trade deficit...

Lithuania's retail sales growth eased for the third successive month in April, figures from the statistical office showed Friday. Retail sales, excluding VAT, rose a calendar-adjusted 2.7 percent year-over-year in April, much slower than March's 8.0 percent increase. Retail sale of automotive fuel...

Sweden's retail sales growth increased in April after easing in the previous month, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Friday. Retail sales rose a working-day adjusted 2.4 percent year-on-year in April, following a 1.8 percent increase in March. A similar growth was seen in February. Sales...

Finland's consumer confidence improved marginally and industrial sentiment weakened in May, separate survey results showed on Friday. The consumer confidence index increased to -11.6 in May from -11.7 in April, Statistics Finland said. The reading improved for the first time in three months. Only...

Spain retail sales recovered unexpectedly in April, data from the statistical office INE revealed on Friday. Retail sales expanded by adjusted 1.5 percent year-on-year, reversing March's 4.1 percent decrease in March. Sales were forecast to drop 1.9 percent. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales...

preview aug02 27may22 The monetary aggregates data from Eurozone is the only major statistical report due on Friday. At 3.00 am ET, Spain's INE is slated to publish retail sales for April. Sales are forecast to drop 1.9 percent annually, slower than the 4.2 percent decrease in March.

China's industrial profits declined in April as lockdowns disrupted production and higher raw material prices squeezed margins, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. In April, industrial profits decreased 8.5 percent from the previous year. This was the biggest fall since...

Overall consumer prices in the Tokyo region of Japan were up 2.4 percent on year in May, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That missed expectations for 2.6 percent and was down from 2.5 percent in April. Core CPI, which excludes the volatile costs of food, was...

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