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Hungary's industrial production declined for the fourth consecutive month in June, as initially estimated, final data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. Industrial production declined a working-day adjusted 12.2 percent year-on-year in June, following a 27.8 percent...

Eurozone industrial production grew for the second straight month in June, following a marked relaxation of the coronavirus containment measures, data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Industrial output grew 9.1 percent on month, slower than the 12.3 percent rise in May and the 10 percent rise economists'...

Romania's consumer price inflation rose to the highest level in four months in July, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Separate data from the statistical office showedt that industrial production declined sharply in June. The consumer price index rose 2.8 percent...

South Korea's unemployment rate fell in July, figures from Statistics Korea showed on Wednesday. The jobless rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent in July from 4.3 percent in June. In the same month last year, the unemployment rate was 4.0 percent. On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment...

The UK economy contracted for the second straight time in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic although there was some pick up in June after government relaxed restrictions on movement, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product contracted by...

Australia's consumer sentiment deteriorated in August as Victoria's lockdown stokes fears across the economy, survey data from Westpac showed Wednesday. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment declined 9.5 percent to 79.5 in August from 87.9 in July. The score was back near...

preview oct24 12aug20 Quarterly national accounts from the UK and industrial production from euro area are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics is set to issue UK quarterly GDP, industrial production and foreign trade data. The economy is forecast to contract 20.5 percent sequentially in the second quarter after easing 2.2 percent.

newzealandcentralbank sept25 11aug20 New Zealand central bank expanded the asset purchase programme unexpectedly on Wednesday as downside risk to the outlook remains amid global economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand decided to expand the Large Scale Asset Purchase programme up to NZ$100 billion and also agreed that a package of additional monetary in

Wage prices in Australia were up 1.8 percent on year in the second quarter of 2020, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. That was shy of expectations for 1.9 percent and down from 2.1 percent in the three months prior. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, wage prices rose...

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will wrap up its monetary policy meeting on Wednesday and then announce its decision on interest rates, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The RBNZ is widely expected to keep its Official Cash Rate unchanged at the record low 0.25 percent. South...

us ppi 081120 Partly reflecting a notable increase in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. producer prices climbed by more than expected in the month of July. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand rose by 0.6 percent in July after dipping by 0.2 percent in June.

India's industrial production fell for a fourth consecutive month in June, albeit at a slower pace, as coronavirus containment measures such as social distancing disrupted activity in several economic sectors, data published by the National Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial production...

Partly reflecting a notable increase in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. producer prices climbed by more than expected in the month of July.

China's bank lending declined more-than-expected in July, data from the People's Bank of China revealed Tuesday. Banks extended CNY 992.7 billion loans in July. Economists had forecast bank lending to fall to CNY 1.2 trillion from CNY 1.81 trillion in June. The broad money supply M2 climbed 10.7...

germanyeconomic oct16 11aug20 Germany's economic confidence improved unexpectedly in August on hopes of a speedy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic driven downturn, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment increased unexpectedly to 71.5 in August from 59.3 in July. The score was forecast to fall to 58.0.

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