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alanturing-boe-071519.jpg The Bank of England announced on Monday that the mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing will appear on the new GBP 50 polymer note. "Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today," Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said, while making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.

germanyflag-aug27_15jul19.jpg Germany's industrial activity is set to remain sluggish amid moderating foreign demand, and the service sector growth is likely to lose steam, suggesting that economic trends in the biggest euro area economy will be weak in the second quarter.

Ireland's trade surplus increased in May, as exports rose and imports declined, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Monday. The visible trade surplus rose to EUR6.5 billion in May from EUR5.3 billion in April. Exports grew a seasonally adjusted 5.0 percent monthly in May and imports...

Poland's consumer price inflation rose for fifth month in a row in June, final data from Statistics Poland showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 2.6 percent in June, following a 2.4 percent increase in May. The statistical office confirmed the preliminary estimate released on June 28....

Bulgaria's consumer price inflation slowed to the lowest level in six months in June, figures from the National Statistical Institute showed on Monday. The consumer price index climbed 2.8 percent in June, following a 3.5 percent rise in May. The latest inflation was the slowest since December...

Slovakia's consumer price inflation slowed in June after rising in the previous month, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Monday. The consumer price index climbed 2.6 percent year-on-year in June, after a 2.7 percent in May. In April, inflation was 2.3 percent. Housing,...

The Czech Republic's current account recorded a surplus for the second straight month, albeit smaller than the previous month, preliminary figures from the Czech central bank showed on Monday. The current account surplus decreased to CZK 11.2 billion from CZK 17.7 billion in April. In May, the...

Denmark's producer prices fell at the fastest pace in three years in June, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Monday. The producer price index declined 2.5 percent year-on-year in June, following a 0.4 percent fall in May. The latest rate was the lowest since May 2016, when the producer...

Swiss producer and import prices decreased in June, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Monday. Producer and import prices decreased 1.4 percent year-on-year in June. On a monthly basis, the index dropped 0.5 percent in June due to lower prices of petroleum and metal products. Producer...

Finland's consumer price inflation slowed to the lowest level in over a year in June, data from Statistics Finland showed on Monday. The consumer price index climbed 1.0 percent year-on-year in June, following a 1.2 percent increase in May. The latest inflation was the slowest since May last year,...

Dutch export growth improved in May after slowing in the previous month, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. Another report from the statistical office showed that retail sales growth accelerated on non-food products turnover in May. The volume of exports grew 1.5...

UK house prices declined for the first time this year in July, reports said citing data from property website Rightmove, on Monday. House prices decreased 0.2 percent month-on-month in July, following a 0.3 percent rise in June. On a yearly basis, house prices dropped 0.2 percent as Brexit uncertainty...

The Bank of Italy on Friday projected that Italy's economic growth is set to slow to 0.1 percent this year from 0.7 percent in 2018. The economy grew 0.1 percent in the first quarter after contracting 0.1 percent in the final three months of 2018. The pace of growth was projected to improve to...

Hungary's industrial production growth rose in May after slowing in the previous month, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. Industrial production rose 6.1 percent year-on-year in May, after a 6.0 percent increase in April. In march, industrial production rose 8.0...

Turkey's industrial production declined at a slower rate in May, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. Industrial production fell 1.3 percent year-on-year in May, following a 3.8 percent decline in April. Economists had expected a 2.0 percent fall. Among sectors, mining...

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