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Italy's current account surplus increased in November from the previous year, the Bank of Italy reported Wednesday. The current account surplus rose to EUR 7.11 billion from EUR 5.09 billion last year. The good surplus increased to EUR 6.65 billion from EUR 5.07 billion. At the same time, the...

Eurozone's construction output rose in November, data form Eurostat showed on Tuesday. The construction output increased 1.4 percent month-on-month in November, after remaining unchanged in October. In September, output dropped 2.7 percent. Production in building construction rose 1.0 percent monthly...

Eurozone banks tightened lending conditions across all loan categories in the fourth quarter, the January Bank Lending Survey from the European Central Bank showed Tuesday. The banks credit standards for loans to enterprises, loans to households for house purchases and consumer credit were tightened...

Portugal's producer prices declined further in December, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday. The producer price index decreased 4.0 percent year-on-year in December, following a 4.7 percent decline in November. Excluding the energy group, producer prices fell 0.7 percent in December,...

Ireland's residential property prices grew in November, data from the Central Statistics Office showed on Tuesday. The residential property price index gained 0.2 percent year-on-year in November, after a 0.5 percent decline in October. In the capital region Dublin, residential property prices...

Croatia's unemployment rate rose in December from the previous month, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The registered unemployment rate increased to 9.5 percent in December from 9.3 percent in November. The number of unemployed persons increased 2.1 percent to 159,845...

Italy's trade surplus increased in November, as exports rose and imports declined, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Tuesday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 6.766 billion in November from EUR 5.198 billion in the same period last year. In October, the trade surplus was EUR 7.575 billion. Exports...

Hong Kong's jobless rate rose during the October to December period, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Tuesday. The unemployment rate increased to 6.6 percent during the October to December period from 6.3 percent during the September to November period. This was the highest...

Switzerland's producer and import prices decreased in December, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. Producer and import prices fell 2.3 percent year-on-year in December. The producer price index decreased 1.2 percent annually in December and import prices decreased 4.5 percent. On...

germanyeconomic oct16 19jan21 German economic sentiment improved more-than-expected in January despite the uncertainty over the further course of the lockdown, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment climbed 6.8 points to 61.8 in January. The reading was above the expected level of 60.0.

German economic sentiment improved in January despite the uncertainty over the further course of the lockdown, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment climbed 6.8 points to 61.8 in January. The reading was...

The euro area current account surplus declined in November due to a sharp fall in secondary income, the European Central Bank reported Tuesday. The current account surplus fell to EUR 25 billion in November from EUR 26 billion in October. The surplus totaled EUR 24 billion in the same period last...

The Czech Republic's producer prices remained stable in December, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. The industrial producer price index remained unchanged year-on-year in December, after a 0.1 percent fall in November. In October, producer prices rose 0.3 percent. Prices...

Germany's consumer prices declined in December, as initially estimated, final data from Destatis showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index decreased 0.3 percent year-on-year in December, same as seen in November, as estimated. Energy price inflation eased to 6.0 percent in December. Excluding...

Europe's new car registrations continued to fall in December, data published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, showed on Tuesday. Car registrations were down 3.3 percent on a yearly basis, but slower than the 12 percent fall logged in November. Data showed that the...

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