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UK supermarket sales grew 1 percent year-on-year in the past 12 weeks, data from market research group Kantar showed on Tuesday. The results are based on Kantar Worldpanel FMCG data for the 12 weeks to November 3. "The increase is slightly behind the equivalent rate last month, against a backdrop...

germanyifo-july25_12nov19.jpg German economic confidence strengthened sharply to a six-month high in November on rising hopes of an improvement in the global economic environment, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment rose more-than-expected to -2.1 in November from -22.8 in the previous month.

Latvia's trade deficit decreased in September, as exports rise and imports declined, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Tuesday. The trade deficit decreased to EUR 268.7 million in September from EUR 360.7 in the same month last year. In August, trade deficit was EUR 177.5 million....

Turkey current account surplus decreased in September, figures from the Central Bank revealed on Tuesday. The current account surplus decreased to $2.477 billion in September from $2.684 billion In August. The latest fall in the current account gap was mainly attributable due to the decrease in...

Romania consumer price inflation eased to the lowest level in nine months in October, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 3.4 percent year-on-year in October, after a 3.5 percent increase in September. The latest inflation was the...

ukunemployment-oct16_12nov19.jpg The UK labor market remained weak in the third quarter as employment and vacancies declined notably ahead of general election. The employment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 76 percent in the third quarter, the Office for National Statistics reported Tuesday. Employment declined by 58,000 to 32.75 million in the third quarter. The number of vacancies declined by 53,000 annually.

France economic growth is expected to slow slightly in the fourth quarter, survey data from the Bank of France showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product is forecast to grow 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter, which is slower than the 0.3 percent expansion seen in the third quarter. The confidence...

Lithuania's producer prices declined for a fifth consecutive month in October and at a faster rate, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed on Tuesday. Producer prices fell 4.5 percent year-on-year following a 3.3 percent decrease in September. The decline was the biggest since the falling trend...

Norway's economy logged nil growth in the third quarter, data from Statistics Norway showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product remained flat from the previous quarter, following a 0.1 percent rise in three months to August. GDP advanced 0.2 percent in the second quarter. At the same time, the Mainland...

Singapore retail sales declined at a slower rate in September, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Monday. Retail sales fell 2.2 percent year-on-year in September, following a 4 percent decline in August. Sales were forecast to fall 3 percent. Motor vehicle sales decreased 12.3 percent,...

New Zealand inflation expectation for two year ahead slowed in the fourth quarter, data from Reserve Bank of New Zealand showed on Tuesday. The inflation expectation for the next two years slowed marginally to 1.80 percent in fourth quarter from 1.86 percent rise in the previous quarter. The...

preview-nov12.jpg European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, GDP from Norway and current account from Turkey are due. Norway GDP is forecast to expand 0.5 percent on quarter, following a 0.3 percent rise in the second quarter.

Australia's business confidence as well as conditions improved slightly in October but remained below average, survey data from National Australia Bank showed Tuesday. The business confidence index rose two points to +2 in October. Likewise, the business conditions index edged up one point to...

Japan's money supply increased at a faster pace in October, data from the Bank of Japan showed on Tuesday. The monetary aggregate M2 expanded 2.5 percent year-on-year, following August's 2.4 percent increase. This was the fastest growth in five months. The rate was forecast to remain unchanged at...

Mexico's industrial production unexpectedly stagnated in September after rising in the previous month, figures from the statistical office INEGI showed on Monday. After seasonal adjustments, industrial production remained unchanged from August, when it grew 0.6 percent. Economists had expected a...

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