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Latvia's consumer prices declined further in February, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Monday. Consumer prices decreased 0.2 percent year-on-year in February, following a 0.5 percent decline in December. Prices of goods fell 0.7 percent, while that of services increased 0.9...

Latvia's industrial production declined in January, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Monday. Industrial production decreased a seasonally adjusted 1.5 percent month-on-month in January, after a 0.8 percent growth in December. On a yearly basis, industrial production grew a calendar...

Malta's industrial production declined for the third month in a row in January, figures from the National Statistics Office showed on Monday. Industrial production decreased a working-day adjusted 6.0 percent year-on-year in January, following a 4.8 percent decrease in December. Among the main...

Spain's industrial production decreased in January after a robust increase in the previous month, figures from the statistical office INE showed Monday. Industrial production fell a non-adjusted 6.9 percent year-on-year in January after a 2.2 percent gain in December. On a seasonally and calendar...

Eurozone investor confidence improved to the highest level in more than a year in March as lockdowns had little negative impact, survey data from Sentix showed on Monday. The investor sentiment index advanced to +5.0 in March from -0.2 in February. This was the highest score since February 2020 and...

Lithuania's consumer price inflation rose to the highest in three months in February, figures from the statistical office showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in February, following a 0.3 percent increase in January. A similar higher rate of inflation was seen in...

germanymanufacturing aug06 08mar21 Germany's industrial production decreased unexpectedly in January on weak construction output, data from Destatis revealed on Monday. Industrial production fell 2.5 percent month-on-month in January, while economists had forecast an increase of 0.2 percent after climbing by revised 1.9 percent in December.

Switzerland's jobless rate increased in February, data from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs showed on Monday. The jobless rate rose a seasonally to 3.6 percent in February from 3.7 percent in January. This was in line with economists' expectation. On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment...

Norway's industrial production increased for the second straight month in January, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Monday. Industrial production grew 5.9 year-on-year in January, following a 2.7 percent increase in December. Manufacturing output rose 1.0 percent annually in January, after...

Denmark's industrial production increased in January, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Monday. Industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 2.0 percent month-on-month in January, after a 1.2 percent growth in December. In November, output had decreased 6.6 percent. The production of...

A measure of the public assessment of the Japanese economy increased in February, survey data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday. The current conditions index of the Economy Watchers' Survey, which measures the current situation of the economy, increased to 41.3 in February from 31.2 in January....

Germany's industrial production decreased unexpectedly in January, data from Destatis revealed on Monday. Industrial production fell 2.5 percent month-on-month in January, confounding expectations for an increase of 0.2 percent. Production had advanced 1.9 percent in December. On a yearly basis,...

Ireland's construction sector contracted sharply in February, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 27.0 in February from 21.2 in January. A score below 50 indicates contraction in the sector. Housing activity and commercial...

Japan's leading index increased to the highest level in two-and-a-half years in January, preliminary data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday. The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, grew to 99.1 in January from 97.7 in December. The latest reading was the highest...

Malaysia's unemployment rate increased marginally in January, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Monday. The jobless rate rose 4.9 percent in January from 4.8 percent in December. The number of unemployed persons increased to 782,500 in January from 772,900 in the previous month. The...

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