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Europe's new car registrations surged in March due to last year's exceptionally low base of comparison caused by the strict COVID-19 restrictions introduced in most markets in March 2020, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, said Friday. Registrations of new passenger cars...

preview nov05 16apr21 Consumer prices from euro area and new car registrations from Europe are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association is scheduled to issue Europe's new car registrations data for March.

turkey may31 15apr21 Turkey's central bank maintained its key interest rate, as widely expected, at the first meeting rate-setting meeting of Sahap Kavcioglu as the governor. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey decided to hold the key one-week repo rate to 19.00 percent.

Ireland's trade surplus increased in February, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Thursday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 6.216 billion in February from EUR 6.142 billion in January. In the same month last year, the trade surplus was EUR 3.924 billion. Exports rose by a seasonally...

Denmark's producer prices increased in March, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. The producer price index grew 5.8 percent year-on-year in March, following a 3.1 percent increase in February. Prices in energy supply surged 70.5 percent annually in March and those in mining and...

British lenders expect demand for secured lending as well as the availability of secured credit to households to increase in the next three months to end-May, the Credit Conditions Survey results from the Bank of England showed on Thursday. The availability of secured credit to households increased...

Poland's consumer price inflation rose to the highest level in six months in March, preliminary data from Statistics Poland showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 3.2 percent year-on-year in March, following a 2.4 percent increase in February. Economists had expected the inflation to rise...

Finland's economic output declined for a third consecutive month in February, but at a softer pace, data from Statistics Finland showed on Thursday. Output of the national economy fell a working-day adjusted 0.6 percent year-on-year in February, after a 1.3 percent decline in January, which was revised...

Italy's consumer prices increased in March, as initially estimated, from the statistical office Istat showed on Thursday. Consumer prices increased 0.8 percent year-on-year in March, after a 0.6 percent in February, as estimated. Non-regulated energy prices gained 1.7 percent and cost of services...

French consumer price inflation increased at the fastest pace in more than a year in March, as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office Insee showed on Thursday. Consumer prices increased 1.1 percent year-on-year in March, in line with the provisional estimate, and faster than the...

Norway's trade balance swung to surplus in March from a year ago, amid a rise in exports and imports, data from Statistics Norway showed on Thursday. The trade balance registered a surplus of NOK 25.448 billion in March versus a deficit of NOK 1.725 billion in the same month last year. In February,...

Germany's consumer prices increased at the fastest rate in more than a year in March, final data from the statistical office Destatis showed on Thursday. Consumer prices grew 1.7 percent year-on-year in March, in line with preliminary estimate, following a 1.3 percent rise in February. A similar...

Indonesia's trade surplus increased in March, figures from Statistics Indonesia showed on Thursday. The trade surplus rose rose to $1.56 billion in March from $715.7 million a year ago. Economists had expected a surplus of $1.64 billion. In February, the trade surplus was $1.991 billion. Exports...

preview oct03 15apr21 Final consumer prices from Germany and France are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases Germany's final CPI and HICP data for March. According to preliminary estimate, consumer price inflation advanced to 1.7 percent from 1.3 percent in February.

UK labor productivity declined in the fourth quarter after rebounding a quarter ago, the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday. Labor productivity, as measured by output per hour, decreased 0.7 percent annually, in contrast to a 4 percent rise in the third quarter. At the same time,...

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