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consumer confidence2 092821 A report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday unexpectedly showed a continued deterioration in U.S. consumer confidence in the month of September. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index tumbled to 109.3 in September from an upwardly revised 115.2 in August.

jerome powell 112818 28sep21 Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will warn members of the Senate Banking Committee about upside risks to inflation during testimony on Tuesday. In prepared remarks, Powell predicted inflation will remain elevated in the coming months before moderating.

germany may25 28sep21 German consumer confidence is set to rise in October underpinned by strong improvement in income prospects and propensity to consume, survey results from the market research group GfK showed on Tuesday. The forward-looking consumer confidence index rose to +0.3 points from -1.1 in September. The score was forecast to fall further to -1.5.

Ireland's retail sales grew in August, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Tuesday. The volume of retail sales gained a seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent month-on-month in August, after a 2.7 percent fall in July. Retail sales grew 9.2 percent year-on-year in August, after a 7.6...

Iceland's consumer price inflation rose marginally in September, figures from Statistics Iceland showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 4.4 percent year-on-year in September, following a 4.3 percent growth in August. Excluding housing cost, inflation was 2.9 percent in September. On...

Hong Kong's merchandise exports grew at a softer pace in August, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Tuesday. Exports rose 25.9 percent year-on-year in August, after a 26.9 percent increase in July. Imports gained 28.1 percent annually in August, after a 26.1 percent increase...

Sweden's retail sales increased in August and the trade surplus increased from last year, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Tuesday. Retail sales rose 6.6 percent year-on-year in August, following a 5.3 percent increase in July. Sales grew for the eighth consecutive month. Retail sales in...

Hungary's jobless rate remained unchanged during the June-August period, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. The jobless rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent during the June to August period. The number of unemployed persons decreased to 196,800 during the June...

Slovakia's producer prices increased in August, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Tuesday. The producer price index increased 9.0 percent year-on-year in August, following a 7.7 percent rise in July. The domestic market prices rose 7.0 percent annually in August,...

Austria's manufacturing sector growth improved in September despite firms in the sector continuing to face stretched supply chains and surging costs, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The UniCredit Bank Austria manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 62.8 in September from...

Lithuania's retail sales increased at a softer pace in August, figures from the statistical office showed on Tuesday. Retail sales, excluding VAT, increased a working-day adjusted 10.4 percent year-on-year in August, after a 12.6 percent rise in July. Sales of non-food stores surged 17.2 percent...

French consumer confidence improved to a three-month high in September, survey results from the statistical office Insee showed on Tuesday. The consumer sentiment index rose more-than-expected to 102 in September from 99 in August. The reading was forecast to rise to 100. The latest score was the...

Norway's retail sales continued to decline in August, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Tuesday. Retail sales declined 3.8 percent month-on-month in August, following a 3.1 percent rise in July. Sales of other information, communication and technology decreased 15.5 percent monthly in August...

German consumer confidence is set to improve in October, survey results from the market research group GfK showed on Tuesday. The forward-looking consumer confidence index rose to +0.3 points from -1.1 in September. The score was forecast to fall further to -1.5. GfK said the consumer climate...

Dutch producer confidence improves in September, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The producer sentiment index rose to 11.1 in September from 9.6 in August. This was above the average score of 0.5 seen over the past twenty years. Producers opinions about the order position...

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