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France's consumer confidence remained unchanged in November, preliminary data from the statistical office INSEE showed Friday. The consumer confidence index reading was 99.0, same as in October. Economists had expected 98.0. In July, the score was 100. The confidence level remains below its long-term...

Austria's manufacturing sector growth weakened for the fourth time in five months in November,but remained robust, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The UniCredit Bank Austria manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index declined to 58.1 in November from 60.6 in October. A reading above...

Italy's consumer confidence weakened in November, survey results from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The consumer confidence index fell to 117.5 in November from 118.4 in October. Economists had expected a score of 117.0. The manufacturing confidence index increased to 116.0 in...

Switzerland's economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarter, but the expansion was better than expected, preliminary data from the State Secretariat For Economic Affairs or SECO showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew 1.7 percent from the second quarter, when the economy expanded 1.8 percent....

Sweden's retail sales increased in October, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Friday. Retail sales rose 5.2 percent year-on-year in October, after a 4.9 percent increase in September. Sales grew for the tenth consecutive month. Retail sales in durables grew 7.1 percent in October and those...

Sweden's economic confidence weakened in November, data from the National Institute of Economic Research showed on Friday. The economic tendency indicator rose to 118.0 in November from 119.9 in October. The consumer confidence index decreased to 99.7 in November from 102.9 in the previous month. The...

Lithuania's retail sales increased at a softer pace in October, figures from the statistical office showed on Friday. Retail sales, excluding VAT, increased a working-day adjusted 8.9 percent year-on-year in October, after a 11.3 percent rise in September. Sales of non-food stores surged 10.4 percent...

Germany's import price inflation accelerated to the highest since early 1980 due to second oil price crisis, data published by Destatis revealed on Friday. Import prices grew 21.7 percent yearly in October, following 17.7 percent in September. Economists had forecast an annual growth of 19.6 percent. This...

Norway's retail sales increased at a softer pace in October, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Friday. Retail sales gained 0.1 percent month-on-month in October, after a 0.4 percent rise in September. Sales not in stores rose 8.5 percent monthly in October. Sales of culture and recreation...

preview sept26 25nov21 Quarterly national accounts data from Switzerland is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis releases Germany's import prices for October. Import price inflation is expected to climb to 19.6 percent from 17.7 percent in September.

ecb 102418 25nov21 Staff projections in December may not resolve all uncertainties around the medium-term outlook and policymakers must keep sufficient options for future monetary policy actions, the minutes of the latest European Central Bank meeting showed Thursday.

Poland's jobless rate decreased marginally in October, figures from the statistical office showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October from 5.6 percent in September. This was in line with economists' expectation. In the same month last year, the unemployment rate was...

UK retailers reported an increase in sales growth in November as clothing and department stores logged a big upward swing in sales volume, the Distributive Trades Survey results from the Confederation of British Industry showed on Thursday. The retail sales balance rose to 39 percent in November from...

Spain's producer prices continued to accelerate in October to hit a record high, data from the statistical office INE showed on Thursday. Producer prices surged 31.9 percent year-on-year in October after rising 23.8 percent in the previous month. This was the fastest rate since the series began in...

Sweden's producer prices rose for the tenth straight month in October, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Thursday. The producer price index grew 16.8 percent year-on-year in October, following a 16.4 percent rise in September. Prices rose for the tenth month in a row. Import prices increased...

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