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Switzerland's retail sales declined for the third straight month in May, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Thursday. Retail sales fell a working-day-adjusted 1.6 percent year-over-year in May, following a revised 5.5 percent decrease in April. In nominal terms, retail sales showed...

Estonia's retail sales rose at a softer pace in May, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Thursday. Retail turnover increased 2 percent year-on-year in May, after a 12 percent rise in April. "In May, the increase in turnover was primarily influenced by enterprises engaged in the retail sale of...

Dutch retail sales increased at a softer pace in May, data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. Retail turnover, adjusted for the composition of shopping days, rose 0.7 percent yearly in May, after an 8.2 percent growth in April. The latest sales growth was the slowest...

The UK economy grew in the first quarter, as initially estimated, underpinned by household spending and investment, revised data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday. Gross domestic product rose 0.8 percent from the fourth quarter, in line with the estimate published on May...

preview oct26 30jun22 Unemployment and retail sales from Germany and quarterly national accounts and house prices from the UK are due on Thursday, headlining a hectic day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases revised UK GDP data for the first quarter. The statistical office is expected to confirm 0.8 percent sequential growth.

germany feb14 29jun22 Germany's consumer price inflation unexpectedly slowed in June from a record high as the government took measures to reduce the burden of soaring energy prices on households and to reduce fuel consumption, after gas prices surged across Europe following the war in Ukraine.

Slovakia's economic sentiment worsened for the first time in four months in June, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Wednesday. The economic sentiment index dropped to 99.5 in June from 109.2 in May. The recent downward trend in economic sentiment was mainly due to...

Latvia's retail sales growth slowed for the fourth successive month in May, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Wednesday. Retail sales rose a calendar-adjusted 4.2 percent year-over-year in May, slightly slower than the 4.5 percent gain in the previous month. Sales have been rising...

Belgium's consumer price inflation accelerated further in June to reach its highest level in nearly four decades, driven primarily by increased energy prices, figures from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index climbed 9.65 percent year-over-year in June, faster than...

Germany's consumer price inflation unexpectedly slowed in June from a record high, preliminary data from Destatis showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation eased to 7.6 percent in June from 7.9 percent in May. The rate was expected to rise to a new record 8.0 percent. Similarly, the EU measure...

Portugal's unemployment rate increased slightly in May after remaining steady in the previous month, preliminary figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to 6.1 percent in May from 5.9 percent in April. In the corresponding month last year,...

Eurozone money supply growth slowed in May, while loans to private sector posted a faster expansion, data published by the European Central Bank showed Wednesday. The broad monetary aggregate M3 grew 5.6 percent annually in May, slower than the 6.1 percent rise in April. The growth rate was forecast...

Spain's consumer price inflation accelerated at a faster-than-expected pace in June to reach its highest level in more than thirty-seven years, largely driven by higher fuel and food prices, flash data from the statistical office INE revealed on Wednesday. The consumer price index climbed 10.2 percent...

eurozone 112819 29jun22 Eurozone economic confidence weakened to a 15-month low in June, reflecting the deterioration of morale among consumers and construction managers, survey results from the European Commission showed Wednesday. The economic confidence index fell to 104.0 in June from 105.0 in May. This was the lowest score since March 2021 but remained above economists' forecast of 103.0.

Sweden's economic sentiment worsened to a 15-month low in June, while consumer confidence declined further to a record low on concerns over the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, data from the National Institute of Economic Research showed on Wednesday. The economic tendency indicator fell 4.4 points...

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