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Finland's economic output growth eased in August, data from Statistics Finland showed on Friday. Output of the national economy increased a working-day adjusted 4.6 percent year-on-year in August, after a 5.3 percent rise in July, which was revised down from the 5.5 percent growth. On a seasonally...

business inventories 101521 A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed U.S. business inventories increased in line with economist estimates in the month of August. The Commerce Department said business inventories climbed by 0.6 percent in August, matching the increase seen in the previous month as well as economist expectations.

us consumer sentiment 101521 Preliminary data released by the University of Michigan on Friday unexpectedly showed a modest deterioration in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of October. The report showed the consumer sentiment index slipped to 71.4 in October from 72.8 in September. The dip surprised economists, who had expected the index to inch up to 73.1.

empirestate manufacturing 101521 A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday showed a notable slowdown in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of October. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index tumbled to 19.8 in October from 34.3 in September, although a positive reading still indicates growth.

us import price index 101521 Import prices in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said import prices rose by 0.4 percent in September after dipping by 0.3 percent in August. Economists had expected import prices to climb by 0.6 percent.

retail sales 101521 The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing an unexpected increase in U.S. retail sales in the month of September. The report said retail sales climbed by 0.7 percent in September after jumping by an upwardly revised 0.9 percent in August.

Eurozone visible trade surplus for August decreased from a year ago, defying expectations for an improvement, preliminary data from Eurostat showed Friday. The goods trade surplus in August was EUR 4.8 billion versus EUR 14.0 billion in the same period last year. Economists had forecast a surplus...

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday showed a notable slowdown in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of October.

Import prices in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday.

The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing an unexpected increase in U.S. retail sales in the month of September.

Ireland's trade surplus increased in August, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Friday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 5.661 billion in August from EUR 5.161 billion in July. In the same month last year, the trade surplus was EUR 6.992 billion. Exports rose by a seasonally adjusted...

Poland's consumer price inflation increased more than estimated in September, final data from Statistics Poland showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 5.9 percent year-on-year in September, following a 5.5 percent increase in August. In the initial estimate, inflation was 5.8 percent. Transport...

Italy's consumer price inflation increased less than estimated in September, final estimates from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. Consumer prices increased 2.6 percent yearly in September, following a 2.0 percent rise in August. In the initial estimate, inflation was 2.5 percent. On...

Norway's trade balance swung to surplus in September, amid a rise in exports and imports, data from Statistics Norway showed on Monday. The trade balance registered a surplus of NOK 53.709 billion in September versus a deficit of NOK 9.303 billion in the same month last year. In August, trade surplus...

European new car registrations declined for a third month in a row in September and marked the lowest level for the month since 1995, data from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, showed Friday. Passenger car registrations shrank 23.1 percent year-on-year to 718,598 units...

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