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Italy's retail sales growth eased in October, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Monday. The retail sales value increased 0.1 percent month-on-month in October, after a 1.0 percent growth in September. Economists had expected the sales to remain unchanged. On a yearly basis, retail...

germanyfactoryorders sept06 06dec21 Germany's factory orders declined more-than-expected in October on weak foreign demand, data released by Destatis showed on Monday. Factory orders decreased 6.9 percent month-on-month in October, reversing a 1.8 percent rise in September. Economists had forecast a moderate fall of 0.5 percent.

eurozone july31 06dec21 Eurozone investor confidence eased to the lowest since last April as tighter lockdown measures weighed on current assessment, survey data from the behavioral research institute Sentix showed on Monday. The investor confidence index fell to 13.5 in December from 18.3 in the previous month. This was the lowest score since April 2021.

Austria's wholesale price inflation continued to increase in November, data from the from Statistics Austria showed on Monday. The wholesale price index grew 16.6 percent year-on-year in November, following a 15.8 percent rise in October. Prices for scrap and residual materials accelerated 97.9...

The Czech retail sales accelerated in October, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. Retail sales accelerated by a working-day 7.2 percent year-on-year in October, following a 3.5 percent growth in September. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales gained 5.6 percent annually in...

Germany's construction sector continued to contract in November but the pace of decline slowed, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The construction Purchasing Managers' Index rose marginally to 47.9 in November from 47.7 in October. Although the reading was below the 50.0 no-change...

UK construction activity logged a sharp expansion in November, led by the fastest upturn in commercial work since July amid reopening of the economy, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 55.5 in...

UK car registrations increased for the first time in five months in November, data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, or SMMT, showed on Monday. New car registrations grew 1.7 percent from last year in November. Sales totaled 115,706 units. The lobby cautioned that this...

Germany's factory orders declined sharply in October, data released by Destatis showed on Monday. Factory orders decreased 6.9 percent month-on-month in October, reversing a 1.8 percent rise in September. Economists had forecast a moderate fall of 0.5 percent. Domestic orders went up 3.4 percent,...

preview1 sept20 06dec21 Factory orders data from Germany is due on Monday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's factory orders data for October. Orders are forecast to fall 0.5 percent on month, reversing a 1.3 percent rise in September.

Sweden's services sector expanded at the fourth fastest pace in the survey history in November, survey data from Swedbank and Silf showed on Friday. The purchasing managers' index for the services sector rose to 68.7 in November from 68.0 in October. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the...

Russia's service sector contracted at the fastest pace since October last year, data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 47.1 in November from 48.8 in October. Any reading below 50 indicates contraction in the sector. New sales declined at a solid pace...

The UK service sector continued to log strong recovery in November driven by the fastest rise in new business intakes for five months, final data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply services Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 58.5 in November from October's...

eurozoneservices july 03dec21 Eurozone private sector growth re-accelerated in November primarily reflecting the resilience in the service sector as severe supply-related constraints weighed on manufacturing activity, final survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. Official data showed that retail turnover in the currency bloc recovered, as expected, in October despite a fall in food sales.

Hungary's retail sales grew at softer pace in October, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. Retail sales rose a calendar-adjusted 5.7 percent year-on-year in October, after a 5.8 percent increase in September. Sales of food products rose 3.4 percent annually in...

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