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Latvia's industrial production rose in March, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Wednesday. Industrial production increased a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent month-on-month in March. On a yearly basis, industrial production grew a calendar adjusted 4.7 percent in March. Manufacturing...

Spain's unemployment decreased for the second straight month in April with the easing of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, data released by the labor ministry showed Wednesday. Unemployment fell by 39,012, or 0.99 percent, in April from the previous month. This followed a decline...

Sweden's industrial production increased in March, data from Statistics Sweden showed on Wednesday. Industrial production grew a calendar-adjusted 5.7 percent year-on-year in March, following a 2.3 percent rise in February. The overall private sector output rose 3.9 percent yearly in March, after...

Sweden's services sector activity expanded at a faster pace in April, survey data from Swedbank and the logistics association SILF showed on Wednesday. The Purchasing Managers' Index for the services sector rose to 65.6 in April from a revised 61.9 in March. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion...

eurozone m pmi 032417 05may21 The euro area private sector economy expanded further in April driven by gains in both manufacturing and service sectors, final data from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The composite output index rose to 53.8 in April from 53.2 in the previous month. The flash reading was 53.7. A score above 50 signals expansion in the sector.

Switzerland's consumer prices rose for the first time in fifteen months in April, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index grew 0.3 percent year-on-year in April, after a 0.2 percent fall in March. This was in line with economists' expectation. On a...

Romania's producer prices rose to the highest level in twenty-three months in March, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Wednesday. The producer price index grew 4.84 percent year-on-year in March, after a 2.11 percent rise in February. The latest inflation was the highest...

preview sept20 05may21 Final composite Purchasing Managers' survey results from euro area are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.30 am ET, the Federal Statistical Office releases Swiss consumer price data for April. Inflation is forecast to rise to +0.3 percent from -0.2 percent in March.

Greece's manufacturing activity expanded at a faster pace in April, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 54.4 in April from 51.8 in March. A reading above 50.0 indicates expansion in the sector. Overall growth was also the sharpest...

Poland's manufacturing sector expanded at the softer pace in April, survey data from IHS Markit showed Tuesday. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 53.7 in April from 54.3 in March. Economists had expected the index to climb to 55.0. A PMI reading above 50 suggests growth...

Russia's manufacturing expansion eased in April as output growth slowed and new orders declined, survey data from IHS Markit showed Tuesday. The IHS Markit Russia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, eased to 50.4 in April from 51.1 in March. A PMI reading above 50 signals growth in the...

Swiss consumer sentiment improved in April as expectations regarding economic outlook turned positive, quarterly survey results from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, or SECO, showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index rose to -7.1 in April from -14.2 in January. The score has returned...

ukpmi oct01 04may21 The UK manufacturing sector grew at the fastest pace on record in April underpinned by production and new orders, final data from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 60.9 in April from 58.9 in March and was above the flash estimate of 60.7. Output increased for the eleventh straight month in April.

British mortgage lending logged its biggest increase on record in March largely driven by the extension of stamp tax duty holiday, the Bank of England said Tuesday. The lending secured on dwellings increased by GBP 11.8 billion in March, which was the strongest since the series began in April 1993....

Ireland's manufacturing growth remained strong in April and the sector expanded at a slightly faster pace, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted AIB factory Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 60.8 in April from 57.1 in March. Any reading above 50.0 indicates...

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