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Finland's economy exited recession in the third quarter and expanded at a faster than expected pace, latest figures from Statistics Finland showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally adjusted 3.3 percent from the previous quarter, the latest figures showed, versus the initial estimate...

Spain retail sales declined further in October, albeit at a softer pace, data released by the statistical office INE showed on Friday. Sales adjusted for calendar effects declined 2.7 percent yearly in October, following a 3.3 percent fall in the previous month. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales...

Italy's consumer confidence weakened in November and producer prices continued to decline in October, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The consumer confidence decreased to 98.1 in November from 101.7 in October. Economists had expected a score of 99.0. The economic confidence...

Iceland's consumer price inflation eased in November after rising in the previous month, figures from Statistics Iceland showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 3.5 percent year-on-year in November, after a 3.6 percent increase in October. A similar rate of inflation was seen in September. Excluding...

French consumer prices rose in November, flash data from the statistical office Insee showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in November, after remaining unchanged in October. Economists had forecast a 0.1 percent rise. This increase in inflation should result from the acceleration...

Sweden's retail sales grew the most in eight months in October, and the trade balance swung to a surplus, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Friday. Retail sales rose 3.6 percent year-on-year in October, following a 2.7 percent increase in September. The latest growth in sales was the highest...

Hungary's jobless rate fell during the August to October period, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. The jobless rate rose to 4.3 percent during the August to October period from 4.4 percent during the July to September period. The number of unemployed persons decreased...

eurozone july31 27nov20 Eurozone economic confidence weakened to a four-month low in November as new restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 weighed on sentiment among retailers, service providers and consumers, survey results from European Commission showed Friday. The economic confidence index fell less-than-expected to 87.6 from 91.1 in the previous month. The expected reading was 86.5.

Turkey's economic confidence decreased in November, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. The economic confidence index decreased to 89.5 in November from 92.8 in October. In the same month last year, the confidence index was 95.0. The consumer confidence index fell to...

Germany's import prices declined further in October, albeit at a softer pace, data from Destatis revealed on Friday. Import prices declined 3.9 percent year-on-year in October, following a 4.3 percent decrease in September. Economists had expected a 4.1 percent fall. Excluding oil, import prices...

Norway's retail sales rose sharply in October, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Friday. Retail sales rose 1.2 percent month-on-month in October, after a 0.3 percent increase in September. Economists had expected a 0.1 percent rise. Sales not in stores grew 9.3 percent monthly in October...

Denmark's business confidence weakened in November, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Friday. The industrial confidence index declined to -10 in November from -7 in October. The overall business confidence fell to 88.0 in November from 89.6 in in the previous month. The confidence index...

Sweden's economy grew more than previously estimated in the third quarter, revised data from Statistics Sweden revealed Friday. Gross domestic product grew 4.9 percent sequentially instead of 4.3 percent estimated on November 5. The decline reversed an 8 percent fall posted in the second quarter. Year-on-year,...

The French economy rebounded at a faster than initially estimated pace in the third quarter, revised data from the statistical office Insee showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 18.7 percent on a quarterly basis, which was revised up from 18.2 percent estimated previously. The expansion was...

Finland's consumer and industrial confidence improved in November, separate surveys data from Statistics Finland and the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK showed on Friday. The consumer sentiment index rose to -4.8 in November from -6.9 in October, the statistical office said. Among the four...

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