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Belgium's consumer confidence rose for the first time in three months in October, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed on Monday. The consumer confidence index rose to -8 from -11 in September. In August, the score was -9. The revival of confidence is mainly due to a less gloomy...

Germany might have entered a technical recession in the third quarter, the Bundesbank said in its monthly report on Monday. However, a deep recession is not expected. A recession in the sense of a significant, broader and sustained decline in output with underutilized capacity is currently not in...

Latvia's producer price inflation rose in September for the first time in nearly a year, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in September, after a 0.4 percent increase in August. The acceleration was the first since...

Slovenia's output price inflation rose in September, figures from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia showed on Monday. Output prices rose 0.4 percent year-on-year in September, following a 0.2 percent increase in August and July. Energy prices rose 12.5 percent annually in August,...

Croatia's jobless rate fell marginally in September after remaining unchanged in the previous month, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. The registered unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent in September from 6.8 percent in August. In June, the rate was 6.7 percent. The...

Switzerland's money supply grew at the slowest pace in nearly a year in September, data from the Swiss National Bank showed on Monday. The broad money supply M3 grew 2.6 percent on a yearly basis, slower than the 2.7 percent increase seen in August. This was the weakest increase since last October,...

Poland's retail sales grew in September from last year, figures from Statistics Poland showed on Monday. Retail sales rose 4.3 percent year-on-year in September, following a 3.6 percent rise in the same month last year. Economists had expected a 5.6 percent growth. Sales in furniture, radio, TV...

UK households' perception of financial wellbeing remained negative in October but the assessment improved from September, data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The household finance index rose to 44.4 from 43.1 in the previous month. This was the highest score since January. Looking ahead, a downbeat...

Norway industrial confidence halved in the third quarter, mainly due to weaker stock of order and lackluster production growth expectations, data from Statistics Norway showed on Monday. Industrial confidence fell to 2.5 percent in the third quarter from 5.1 percent in the second quarter. The...

Germany's producer prices declined in September for the first time in nearly three years, data from Destatis showed on Monday. Producer prices fell 0.1 percent year-on-year in September, reversing a 0.3 percent rise in August. Economists had expected the price to decrease 0.2 percent. This was...

Estonia's producer prices decline slowed in September, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The producer price index declined 1.0 percent year-on-year in September, following a 1.3 percent fall in August. Prices of mining and quarrying industry grew 6.6 percent annually in September and...

preview-oct01_21oct19.jpg Producer price data from Germany is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germany's producer price figures for September. Economists forecast producer prices to fall 0.2 percent on year, following a 0.3 percent rise in August.

UK house prices logged the weakest growth for October since 2008 amid heightened Brexit uncertainty, property website Rigthmove reportedly said Monday. House prices grew 0.6 percent month-on-month in October. This was the slowest increase since the financial crisis. House prices had increased 1.6...

Russia's economic growth is expected to return to 1.5-2 percent next year, supported by stimulus from public spending and monetary policy, Governor of the Central Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina said Friday. "We think that budget policy will have a more stimulative stance and the normalization of...

European leaders on Friday confirmed the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the next president of the European Central Bank. Lagarde, who is the former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, will take office on November 1, after the incumbent Mario Draghi steps down on October 31....

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