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UK house prices continued to increase across the UK due to the lack of supply, the Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors showed on Thursday. A net 63 percent of respondents said house prices increased in July. The balance was forecast to ease to 60 percent. The...

Ireland's consumer price inflation held steady in July to remain at its highest level in just over thirty-eight years, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday. Consumer prices climbed 9.1 percent year-over-year in July, the same rate of increase as in June. This was the strongest...

Turkey's current account deficit narrowed notably in June, data from the central bank showed on Thursday. The current account deficit narrowed to $3.458 billion in June from $6.568 billion in May. It was expected to drop to $3.40 billion. The goods trade deficit decreased to $6.426 billion in...

Sweden's jobless rate increased slightly in July, preliminary data from the Public Employment Service showed on Thursday. The unadjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.72 percent in July from 6.63 percent in June. This was the highest unemployment rate since April, when the rate was 6.81 percent. In...

Romania's consumer price inflation eased for the first time in eight months in July, though marginally, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Thursday. Consumer price inflation slowed to 15.0 percent in July from 15.1 percent in June. Economists had forecast inflation to moderate...

Denmark's consumer price inflation rose to the strongest level since early 1983, largely driven by higher food, fuel and utility costs, data from Statistics Denmark showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation accelerated to 8.7 percent in July from 8.2 percent in June. The latest inflation was...

Austria's production index grew at a slower pace in June on weak construction activity, Statistics Austria reported Wednesday. The production index that combines industrial and construction output, rose by working-day adjusted 4.6 percent annually, slower than the 9.6 percent increase in May. The...

Latvia's foreign trade deficit decreased in June from a year ago, as exports increased faster than imports, preliminary data from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The trade deficit narrowed to EUR 381.5 million in June from EUR 410.1 million in the corresponding month last year. In May,...

Portugal's consumer price inflation accelerated as initially estimated in July to reach its highest level since late 1992, latest data from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday. Separate official data showed that the unemployment rate decreased in the second quarter. Consumer price inflation climbed...

Greece's unemployment rate dropped in June, data from Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 12.1 percent in June from 12.5 percent in May. In the same month of 2021, the jobless rate was 15.0 percent. The number of employed increased...

The Czech consumer price inflation continued to its rising trend in July, though at a slower-than-expected pace, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices climbed 17.5 percent year-over-year in July, following a 17.2 percent rise in June. Economists had expected inflation...

Greece industrial production growth more than doubled in June as all major sectors strengthened from the last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday. Industrial output increased 8.4 percent on a yearly basis in June, faster than the 3.6 percent increase in May. Among major...

Turkey's unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in June to its lowest level in more than four years, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 10.3 percent in June from 10.6 percent in May. In the corresponding...

Italy's consumer price inflation eased marginally as initially estimated in July, latest figures from the statistical office Istat showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation slowed to 7.9 percent in July from 8.0 percent in June. That was in line with the flash data published on July 29. Prices...

Norway's consumer price inflation accelerated unexpectedly in July to its strongest level in thirty-four years, and producer prices continued to log strong growth amid higher energy prices, data from Statistics Norway showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation rose to 6.8 percent in July from 6.3...

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