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Eurozone industrial production grew for the second straight month in June, following a marked relaxation of the coronavirus containment measures, data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Industrial output grew 9.1 percent on month, slower than the 12.3 percent rise in May and the 10 percent rise economists'...

Romania's consumer price inflation rose to the highest level in four months in July, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Separate data from the statistical office showedt that industrial production declined sharply in June. The consumer price index rose 2.8 percent...

The UK economy contracted for the second straight time in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic although there was some pick up in June after government relaxed restrictions on movement, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product contracted by...

preview oct24 12aug20 Quarterly national accounts from the UK and industrial production from euro area are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics is set to issue UK quarterly GDP, industrial production and foreign trade data. The economy is forecast to contract 20.5 percent sequentially in the second quarter after easing 2.2 percent.

germanyeconomic oct16 11aug20 Germany's economic confidence improved unexpectedly in August on hopes of a speedy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic driven downturn, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment increased unexpectedly to 71.5 in August from 59.3 in July. The score was forecast to fall to 58.0.

Sweden's unemployment rate rose in June to its highest level since the middle of 2005, data from the Swedish Public Employment Service/AMV showed on Tuesday. The data also showed that long-term unemployment was rising at a faster pace. The unemployment rate rose to 5.66 percent in July from 5.54...

Latvia's trade deficit narrowed in June amid a fall in both the exports and imports, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Tuesday. The trade deficit narrowed to EUR 180.1 million in June from EUR 229.7 million in the same month last year. In May, the trade deficit was EUR 119.3 million. Exports...

uk export factory 051117 11aug20 UK employment declined the most since the global financial crisis of 2009 as the coronavirus pandemic took its toll on the labor market, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. As the lockdown and social distancing to curb the spread of the Covid-19 weighed on job creation, employment declined by 220,000 from the previous quarter to 32.92 million in the second quarter.

Germany's economic confidence improved notably in August, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment increased unexpectedly to 71.5 in August from 59.3 in July. The score was forecast to fall to 58.0. Meanwhile,...

Hungary's consumer price inflation rose to the highest in four months in July, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 3.8 percent year-on-year in July, following a 2.9 percent increase in June. Economists expected 3.2 percent rise. The...

Lithuania's producer prices declined for the sixth straight month in July, though at a softer pace, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed on Tuesday. The producer price index decreased 10.1 percent year-on-year in July, following an 11.4 percent decrease in June. Excluding refined petroleum...

UK employment declined sharply in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. In three months to June, employment declined 220,000 from the previous quarter to 32.92 million. The employment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points...

UK like-for-like retail sales increased strongly in July as lockdown measures were eased and demand gradually began to return in some places, monthly data from the British Retail Consortium showed Tuesday. Like-for-like sales increased 4.3 percent on a yearly basis in July compared to an annual growth...

preview2 sept20 11aug20 Labor market statistics from the UK and economic confidence from Germany are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, July unemployment data is due from Sweden. The jobless rate stood at 9 percent in June.

Euro area investor confidence rose for a fourth straight month in August to its highest level since February this year, as the assessment of the current economic situation improved and expectations were remained positive, survey data from Sentix showed Monday. The investor confidence index rose to...

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