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The Czech Republic's producer price inflation rose to the highest level in seven-and-a-half years in April, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 4.3 percent year-on-year in April, following a 3.8 percent increase in March. Economists had expected...

Estonia's producer price inflation rose in April, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in April, following a 0.4 percent increase in March. Prices in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply grew the most by 7.0 percent...

Japan's industrial production declined less-than-estimated in March, final data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed on Monday. Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent month-on-month in March, smaller than the 0.9 percent decrease initially estimated. Meanwhile,...

Germany's producer price inflation rose marginally in April, figures from Destatis showed Monday. Producer prices climbed 2.5 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 2.4 percent increase in March. The annual rate was expected to remain at 2.4 percent. Energy prices had the biggest impact...

preview-may20.jpg Current account data from euro area is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Estonia releases producer prices for April. Prices had increased 3.8 percent annually in March.

UK house prices increased marginally in May, reports said citing data from the property website Rightmove on Monday. House prices edged up 0.1 percent from the last year, reversing a 0.1 percent drop in April. Meanwhile, asking price of a home in London declined 2.5 percent annually to GBP 621,589. Nationally,...

japanexports-112510.jpg Japan's gross domestic product climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2019, the Cabinet Office said in Monday's preliminary reading. That beat forecasts for a fall 0.1 percent and up from the downwardly revised 0.4 percent gain in the three months prior (originally...

The services sector in New Zealand continued to expand in April, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from BusinessNZ revealed on Monday with a Performance of Services Index score of 51.8. That's down from 52.3 in March, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

Japan's gross domestic product expanded a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2019, the Cabinet Office said in Monday's preliminary reading. That surprised to the upside, beating forecasts for a fall 0.1 percent and up from the downwardly revised 0.4 percent gain in...

Japan will on Monday release preliminary Q1 numbers for gross domestic product, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. GDP is predicted to ease 0.1 percent on quarter and 0.2 percent on year after climbing 0.5 percent on quarter and 1.9 percent on year in Q4. Nominal GDP is...

consumer-shopping-031519.jpg Reflecting a spike in consumer expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a substantial improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of May.

leading-indicator-051719.jpg A reading on leading U.S. economic indicators rose by slightly less than expected in the month of April, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Friday.

Russia's economic growth slowed sharply in the first three months of the year to the weakest pace in five consecutive quarters, preliminary data from the statistical office showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 0.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter from 2.7 percent in the final three...

hongkongtrade-may17.jpg The Hong Kong government on Friday maintained its weaker growth projection for this year as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalate. The real GDP growth forecast of 2-3 percent for this year as announced in the Budget was maintained in the current review. In 2018, the economy expanded 3 percent.

singaporetrade-jan17_17may19.jpg Singapore's non-oil domestic exports declined sharply in April, albeit at a slower pace compared to March, driven by a fall in electronic and pharmaceutical shipments, data from Enterprise Singapore showed Friday. Non-oil domestic exports, or NODX, slid 10 percent annually in April from the high base a year ago, after decreasing 11.8 percent in March.

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