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preview3 08feb23 Retail sales data from Italy is the major statistical report due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Statistics Sweden is scheduled to release industrial output, new orders and household consumption data for December.

India's central bank raised its benchmark rates for the sixth consecutive meeting, as widely expected, on Wednesday. At the end of its three-day monetary policy meeting, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India decided to raise the policy repo rate by 25 bps to 6.50 percent. Four...

Japan had a current account surplus of 33.4 billion yen in December, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday. That missed expectations for a surplus of 98 billion yen following the 1.804 trillion yen surplus in November. Exports were up 11.8 percent on year to 8.715 trillion yen, while imports...

Overall bank lending in Japan was up 3.1 percent on year in January, the Bank of Japan said on Wednesday - coming in at 599.178 trillion yen. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 2.5 percent and was up from 2.7 percent in December. Excluding trusts, lending jumped an annual 3.5 percent...

South Korea posted a current account surplus of $2.68 billion in December, the Bank of Korea said on Wednesday - following the $0.22 billion shortfall in November. The goods account saw a $0.48 billion deficit, down from the $4.43 billion surplus a year earlier. The services account deficit increased...

South Korea had a current account surplus of $2.68 billion in December, the Bank of Korea said on Wednesday - following the $0.22 billion shortfall in November. The goods account saw a $0.48 billion deficit, down from the $4.43 billion surplus a year earlier. The services account deficit increased...

Japan will on Wednesday release December numbers for current account, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The current account is expected to show a surplus of 98 billion yen following the 1.84 trillion yen surplus in November. Japan also will see January results for bank...

The Czech Republic's retail sales continued its declining trend in December, as both food and non-food products sales contracted, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. Retail sales, except motor vehicles and motorcycles, fell a calendar-adjusted 7.3 percent year-on-year in December,...

Estonia's consumer price inflation accelerated for the first time in five months in January, owing largely to sharp increases in food and housing costs, preliminary figures from Statistics Estonia showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 18.6 percent year-over-year in January, following a...

The Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing an increase in the size of the U.S. trade deficit in the month of December.

Finland's foreign trade gap widened at the end of the year, as exports fell faster than imports, preliminary figures from the Finnish Customs showed on Tuesday. The trade deficit rose to EUR 670 million in December from EUR 231 million in the corresponding month last year. The value of exports...

France's trade deficit widened in December as exports declined amid rising imports, data from the customs office showed Tuesday. The trade deficit climbed to EUR 14.93 billion in December from EUR 13.56 billion in November.  In the corresponding month of 2021, the deficit totalled EUR 12.06 billion....

ukhouse nov01 07feb23 House prices in the United Kingdom showed no variations at the start of the year after falling in the previous four months, and are likely to witness a sluggish housing market throughout this year amid the rising cost of living and higher interest rates, survey data from the Lloyds Bank subsidiary Halifax and S&P Global showed on Tuesday.

Taiwan's exports declined for the fourth straight month in January, and at the fastest pace in nearly thirteen-and-a-half years, as the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays and the weak global technology demand dampened overall exports, preliminary figures from the Ministry of Finance revealed on Tuesday. Exports...

germanyindustrialproduction oct08 07feb23 Germany's industrial production declined the most in nine months in December driven by the sharp fall in output of intermediate goods, data published by Destatis showed Tuesday. Industrial production slid 3.1 percent on a monthly basis, reversing the 0.4 percent rise in November.

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