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germanysurvey-july16.jpg Germany's investor sentiment continued to weaken in July as US-China trade disputes and Iran conflicts weighed on financial market experts' confidence, survey data from the ZEW-Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The economic confidence index declined for the third straight month in July, to -24.5 from -21.1 in June. This was the lowest score since October 2018 and we

uk-unemployment-041217_16jul19.jpg UK wages grew at the fastest pace in 11 years in the quarter to May and the jobless rate held firmly at a 44-year low amid relatively high vacancies, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. In the three months to May, average weekly earnings excluding bonuses climbed 3.6 percent from the previous year, the fastest rate of increase since 2008, and better that the forecast.

Croatia's consumer price inflation slowed to the lowest level in four months in June, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in June, slower than 0.9 percent increase in May. The latest inflation was the slowest...

Italy's consumer price inflation slowed marginally in June, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 0.7 percent annually in June, following a 0.8 percent rise in May. The flash estimate was 0.8 percent. The latest inflation was driven by a fall...

Eurozone's trade surplus grew in May, led by a rebound in exports, while imports decreased, preliminary data from Eurostat showed on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus rose to EUR 20.2 billion from EUR 15.7 billion in April. Economists had forecast a surplus of EUR 17.5 billion. Exports...

Corrects intro, first and second sentences of the article Germany's economic confidence weakened to a nine-month low in July, survey data from the ZEW-Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The economic confidence index declined to -24.5 in July from -21.1 in June. This...

The UK unemployment rate remained unchanged at 44-year low in three months to May and wages grew at the fastest pace in 11 years, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.8 percent in three months to May, in line with expectations....

Turkey jobless rate rose marginally in April, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Tuesday. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the unemployment rate rose to 13.8 percent in April from 13.7 percent in March. In the same period last year, the jobless rate was 10.3 percent. The jobless...

Finland's national economic output grew at the slowest pace in four months in May, data from Statistics Finland showed on Tuesday. Gross domestic product grew a working day adjusted 0.8 percent year-on-year in May after a revised 1.8 percent increase in April. Output growth for April was revised down...

India's trade gap narrowed in June despite a fall in exports, data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed Monday. Exports declined 9.71 percent year-on-year in June. This was the first contraction in nine months and slower than the expected fall of 8.7 percent. Largely reflecting lower...

singaporemerlion-july16.jpg The International Monetary Fund lowered Singapore's growth outlook for 2019 citing weak foreign demand amid trade disputes. Concluding the Article IV consultation with Singapore, the Executive Board of the IMF said growth is set to slow to 2 percent this year, which also weaker than the 2.3 percent projected in May. Growth is expected to improve to 2.3 percent in 2020.

reservebankofaustralia-nov06_15jul19.jpg The Reserve Bank of Australia said policymakers will continue monitoring the labor market closely and expressed willingness to adjust policy further if required. According to the minutes of the meeting held on July 2, the board observed that the lower interest rates would provide more Australians with jobs and helps in achieving the inflation target.

preview-july16.jpg Labor market statistics from the UK and economic sentiment from Germany are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Finland releases monthly national output for May.

newzealandcpi-071510.jpg Consumer prices in New Zealand advanced 0.6 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2019, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That was in line with expectations and up from 0.1 percent in the previous three months. Housing and household utilities rose 0.7 percent on quarter, influenced...

Consumer prices in New Zealand were up 0.6 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2019, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. That was in line with expectations and up from 0.1 percent in the previous three months. Housing and household utilities rose 0.7 percent on quarter, influenced by...

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