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A report released by the Federal Reserve on Friday showed a breathtaking nosedive in U.S. consumer credit in the month of April.

Ireland's economic expansion slowed slightly in the first three months of the year as consumption decreased with the start of the coronavirus pandemic-triggered lockdown towards the end of the quarter, preliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Friday. Gross domestic product...

nonfarmpayroll2 060520 A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Friday claimed employment in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a substantial rebound in the month of May. The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment jumped by 2.51 million jobs in May after plummeting by a revised 20.69 million jobs in April.

ukhouse nov01 05jun20 UK house prices fell for a third successive month in May, though activity started picking up slightly, after the lockdown restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, were partly eased.

A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Friday claimed employment in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a substantial rebound in the month of May.

Italy's retail sales declined at a softer pace in April amid the Covid-19 outbreak, data from the statistical office ISTAT showed on Friday. The retail sales value fell a seasonally adjusted 10.5 percent month-on-month in April, following a 21.3 percent decline in March. Sales of non-foods declined...

Taiwan's consumer prices declined in May, mainly due to the fall in prices of fuels and lubricants, data from the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics showed on Friday. The consumer price index fell 1.19 percent year-on-year in May, following a 0.96 percent decrease in March. Economists...

Spain's industrial production declined at a faster pace in April, due to the impact of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, data from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. Industrial production fell 33.6 percent year-on-year in April, following a 11.7 percent decline in March. On a seasonal...

Austria's wholesale prices fell at the fastest pace in nearly eleven years in May, data from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. The wholesale price index declined 7.9 percent year-on-year in May, following a 6.9 percent fall in April. The latest decline was the worst since August 2009, when prices...

The Czech Republic's retail sales declined for the second straight month in April, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Friday. Retail sales fell by working-day adjusted 10.9 percent annually in April, following a 6.0 percent decline in March. Economists had expected a 20.0 percent fall. On...

Hungary's industrial production declined at the faster pace in April, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. Industrial production declined a working-day adjusted 36.6 percent year-on-year in April, following a 10.0 percent decrease in March. The economic effects caused...

Norway's industrial production grew at a softer pace in April, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Friday. Industrial production increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in April, following a 7.6 percent rise in March. Manufacturing output fell 5.1 percent annually in April, following a 1.3 percent...

Singapore retail sales declined sharply in April as consumption decreased due to the circuit breaker measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Retail sales declined 40.5 percent year-on-year in April, following an 13.3...

Estonia's consumer prices declined for the second straight month in May, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday. The consumer price index fell 1.7 percent year-on-year in May, following a 0.8 percent decrease in April. "The last time the change of the consumer price index in comparison with...

Germany's manufacturing orders declined at a record pace in April, extending the trend from the previous month, as the coronavirus pandemic hurt demand severely, preliminary figures from the statistical office Destatis showed on Friday. New orders in manufacturing fell a seasonally and calendar-adjusted...

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