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Portugal's consumer confidence weakened for the first time in three months in September, while business confidence improved further, survey data from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence indicator eased to -26.3 from -26 in August. The index rebounded after hitting a low...

Germany's consumer prices declined in September largely due to the reduction in the value added tax, flash estimate from Destatis showed Tuesday. Consumer prices dropped 0.2 percent on a yearly basis after staying flat in August. Prices were expected to drop 0.1 percent. Month-on-month, consumer...

Turkish consumer confidence increased for a fifth straight month in September, survey data from the statistical office Turkstat showed on Tuesday. The economic sentiment indicator rose to 88.5 from 85.9 in August. The index has climbed in every month after hitting a low in April. A reading above...

Hungary's quarterly unemployment rate eased for the first time in eight months in August, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. The jobless rate dropped to 4.6 percent from 4.8 percent in the three months to July. The number of unemployed fell by 57,500 persons to 214,400...

Sweden's economic confidence strengthened further in September as sentiment improved in all industries except construction, monthly data from the National Institute of Economic Research, or NIER, showed Tuesday. The economic tendency indicator rose to 94.5 in September from 87.6 in the previous month. The...

Spain's consumer price inflation remained negative for the sixth straight month in September, preliminary data from the statistical office INE showed Tuesday. Another report from the statistical office showed that retail sales continued to fall in August but the pace of decline slowed further. Consumer...

UK mortgage approvals increased to the highest level in nearly 13 years in August as the housing market gained momentum after the easing of lockdown measures and stamp duty reduction, data published by the Bank of England showed Tuesday. The number of mortgages approved for house purchases increased...

eurozoneflag aug23 29sep20 Eurozone economic confidence index reached a six-month high in September driven by waning pessimism in industry, retail trade, construction and services, survey data from the European Commission showed Tuesday. The economic confidence index rose to 91.1 in September from 87.5 in August. This was the highest score since March and above economists' forecast of 89.0.

Vietnam's economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter but remained below pre-pandemic level, official data showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product rose 2.62 percent on yearly basis in the third quarter, following a revised 0.39 percent rise in the second quarter. During January to September,...

Denmark's industrial confidence weakened slightly in September after a strong improvement in the previous month, survey data from Statistics Denmark showed on Tuesday. The industrial confidence index slid to -11 from -10 in August. Production expectations and the assessment on the finished goods...

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Singapore producer prices declined at a faster pace in August on a sharp fall in oil cost, data from the Department of Statistics showed Tuesday. Producer prices decreased 9.3 percent on a yearly basis in August, following a 6.4 percent drop in July. Oil and non-oil indices were down 35.6 percent...

preview oct22 29sep20 Economic confidence from euro area and mortgage approvals data from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.45 am ET, the statistical office Insee publishes France's monthly consumer confidence survey data for September. The consumer sentiment index is forecast to fall marginally to 93.0 from 94 in August.

Overall consumer prices in the Tokyo area were up 0.2 percent on year in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Tuesday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 0.3 percent, which would have been unchanged from the August reading. Core CPI, which excludes...

foreximg 300413 Industrial output in South Korea fell a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent on month in August, Statistics Korea said on Tuesday - beating forecasts for a decline of 1.5 percent following the 1.6 percent increase in July. On a yearly basis, industrial production sank 3.0 percent - missing expectations...

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