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Slovakia's retail sales increased at a softer pace in June, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Wednesday. Retail sales increased 6.6 percent year-on-year in June, after a 11.5 percent rise in May. Sales of automotive fuels increased 17.1 percent yearly in June....

ukpmi aug03 04aug21 UK service sector activity grew at the slowest pace since the end of the winter lockdown as staff shortages and supply issues weighed on business capacity, final survey results from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply services Purchasing Managers' Index declined to 59.6 in July from 62.4 in June. The index was the lowest since March.

Italy's retail sales rose in June after falling in the previous month, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Wednesday. The retail sales value increased 0.7 percent month-on-month in June, after a 0.1 percent fall in May. In April, sales rose 0.1 percent. On a yearly basis, retail sales...

eurozonepmi 022117 04aug21 The euro area private sector grew the most in more than 15 years in July, underpinned by steep manufacturing output growth and an accelerated expansion of services activity, final data from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The composite output index rose to 60.2 in July from 59.5 in the previous month. But the reading was below the flash score of 60.6.

Romania retail sales grew at a softer pace in June, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Retail sales rose by a working-day adjusted 13.6 percent year-on-year in June, after a 20.7 percent increase in May. sales of automotive fuels in specialized stores gained...

Eurozone retail sales grew at a slower pace in June largely due to the fall in food sales, data from Eurostat showed on Wednesday. Retail sales grew 1.5 percent on a monthly basis, slower than the 4.1 percent increase in May and economists' forecast of 1.7 percent. Food, drinks and tobacco sales...

Hungary's retail sales remained stable in June, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. Retail sales rose a calendar-adjusted 5.8 percent year-on-year in June, same as seen in May. Sales of food products rose 7.2 percent annually in June. Sales of non-food products...

Austria's trade deficit widened in May, as imports rose faster than exports, data from Statistics Austria showed on Wednesday. The trade deficit increased to EUR 872.186 million in May from EUR 460.581 million in the same month last year. Exports grew 31.5 percent yearly in May and imports increased...

previewimage aug03 04aug21 The final composite Purchasing Managers' survey results from euro area and the UK are due on Wednesday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, retail sales from Hungary and foreign trade data from Austria are due. At 3.15 am ET, IHS Markit is slated to release Spain's services PMI data. Economists forecast the index to rise to 63.0 in July from 62.5 in June.

Switzerland's consumer confidence rose sharply in July to its highest level in over a decade as households turned strongly optimistic regarding the economy, survey data from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs showed Tuesday. The consumer confidence index rose to 7.8 from -6.5 in the previous...

Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector grew at a softer pace in July, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 55.8 in July from 56.4 in June. Any reading above 50 indicates growth in the sector. Output and new order growth increased at a softer pace...

Latvia's industrial production increased in June, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Tuesday. Industrial production increased a seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent month-on-month in June. On a yearly basis, industrial production grew a calendar adjusted 7.6 percent in June. Manufacturing...

Eurozone producer price inflation accelerated in June on higher energy prices, data from Eurostat showed Tuesday. Producer prices increased 10.2 percent on a yearly basis in June, faster than the 9.6 percent growth posted in May but slightly slower than the economists' forecast of 10.3 percent. Excluding...

Ireland's manufacturing sector expanded at a softer pace in July, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted AIB factory Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 63.3 in July from 64.0 in June. Any reading above 50.0 indicates expansion in the sector. New orders increased...

Turkey's consumer price inflation and producer prices increased in July, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Tuesday. The consumer prices index rose 18.95 percent year-on-year in July, following a 17.53 percent increase in June. Economists had expected a growth of 18.5 percent. Prices...

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