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Euro area consumer confidence deteriorated less than expected in October, after improving in the previous month, preliminary data from the European Commission showed Thursday. The flash consumer confidence index dropped to -4.8 from -4.0 in September. Economists had forecast a score of -5.0. In...

turkey may31 21oct21 Turkey's central bank resorted to another sharp rate cut on Thursday, despite high inflation and weaker currency. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey governed by Sahap Kavcioglu, decided to cut the one-week repo rate by 200 basis points to 16.00 percent from 18.00 percent.

ukpublicfinance sept21 21oct21 The UK budget deficit narrowed in September from the last year on higher tax receipts, still this was the second biggest shortfall for the month since the records began in 1993, data published by the Office for National Statistics revealed on Thursday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was GBP 21.8 billion in September, the second-highest September borrowing on record.

UK manufacturers expect new orders to grow at a faster pace in the next quarter, survey results from the Confederation of British Industry showed on Thursday. According to the Industrial Trends survey results, a net of 22 percent said new orders grew in three months to October, which was slower than...

Confidence among French manufacturers remained unchanged in October, survey results from the statistical office Insee showed on Thursday. The manufacturing confidence index held steady at 107 in October. The score was forecast to fall to 105 from September's initially estimated value of 106. The...

Italy's industrial turnover remained unchanged in August, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Thursday. Industrial turnover grew 0.8 percent month-on-month in August, same as seen in July. Domestic turnover rose 0.8 percent in August, after a 1.7 percent gain in July. Foreign turnover...

Sweden's jobless rate decreased in September, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Thursday. The jobless rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 8.2 percent in September from 8.5 percent in August. The number of unemployed persons increased to 454,300 in September from 478,500 in the previous month. The...

Turkey's consumer confidence weakened in October, survey results from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to 76.8 in October from 79.7 in September. The survey was carried out in cooperation with the Turkish Statistical Institute and the Central...

Denmark consumer confidence weakened in October, survey data from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to 3.3 in October from 8.2 in September. The average for the past six months was 3.9. The index measuring consumers' view regarding the future personal financial...

The Dutch jobless rate fell marginally in September, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The ILO jobless rate for the 15-75 year old age group fell a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent in September from 3.2 percent in August. The number of unemployed persons fell to 292,000...

The Netherlands' consumer confidence weakened in October, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The consumer confidence index fell to -10 in October from -5 in September. The score was below the 20-year average of -8 points. Among components, the economic climate index...

The UK budget registered its second biggest deficit for the month of September since the records began in 1993, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was GBP 21.8 billion in September, the second-highest September borrowing since...

preview1 sept20 21oct21 Public sector finances from the UK and business confidence from 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 UK public sector finances for September. The budget deficit is seen at GBP 14.7 billion versus GBP 19.78 billion in August.

Cyprus's EU measure of consumer prices increased in September, data from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, grew 3.6 percent year-on-year in September, following a 3.3 percent increase in August. Housing, water, electricity, gas and other...

ukconsumerprices oct22 20oct21 UK consumer price inflation slowed unexpectedly in September largely due to strong base effects, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Consumer price inflation slowed slightly to 3.1 percent from 3.2 percent in August. Economists had forecast the rate to remain unchanged at 3.2 percent. Inflation remained well above the central bank's 2 percent target.

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