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The Czech Republic's consumer confidence decreased for the third straight month in April to its lowest level in nearly three years, survey results from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. The consumer confidence index fell to 1.5 in April from 2.3 in March. That was the lowest reading...

Finland's producer price inflation slowed for a seventh straight month to a thirteen-month low in March, data from Statistics Finland on Wednesday. The producer price index climbed 2.3 percent year-on-year in March, after a 3.0 percent rise in February. The latest reading was the slowest since...

France manufacturing confidence deteriorated for the first time in five months in April to its lowest level in over two-and-a-half years, preliminary data from the statistical office INSEE showed on Wednesday. The manufacturing confidence index fell to 101 from a revised 103 in March. The reading...

UK households' assessment of their financial well-being rose at the fastest rate in March, survey data from the IHS Markit showed on Monday. The IHS Markit Household Finance Index, or HFI, rose to 44.0 in April from 43.4 in March. Job security perceptions stabilized amid a pick-up in workplace....

The euro area government deficit narrowed at the end of 2018 as revenue increased amid a fall in expenditure, figures published by Eurostat showed Tuesday. The general government deficit to GDP fell to 0.5 percent in 2018 from 1.0 percent in the previous year. Data showed that government revenue...

Denmark's consumer confidence weakened in April, survey data from Statistics Denmark showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index fell to 3.7 in April from 3.8 in March. The index measuring consumers' view regarding the past economic situation in Denmark rose to 5.9 in April from 5.0 in the...

Netherlands' consumer confidence declined at a slower pace in April, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index fell to minus 3 in April from minus 4 in March. "With -3, consumer confidence in April is on the average over the past twenty years (-3),"...

Turkey consumer confidence rose to the highest pace in eight months in April, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Monday. The consumer confidence index rose to 63.5 in April from 59.4 in March. The latest reading was the highest since last August, when it was 68.2. The indicator...

Estonia's producer price inflation slowed in March, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 0.4 percent year-on-year in March, slower than the 0.6 percent rise in February. Price for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply fell the most by 3.7 percent...

Eurozone private sector expanded at the slowest pace for the second successive month in April as manufacturing contracted and service sector growth slowed, preliminary data from the IHS Markit survey showed on Thursday. The Eurozone Composite Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a three-month low of...

UK retail sales grew at a faster rate than expected in March, data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday. Retail sales grew 1.1 percent month-on-month in March, after a 0.6 percent rise in February. Sales rose to the highest in four months, when it was 1.5 percent. Economists...

UK households' availability of unsecured credit as well as demand is expected to fall in the second quarter, the latest quarterly Credit Conditions survey from the Bank of England revealed Thursday. Survey showed that demand for unsecured lending was stable in the first quarter, driven by a slight...

Switzerland's exports slowed in March after rising in the previous month, while imports decreased further, data from the Federal Customs Administration showed on Thursday. Exports edged up a real 0.1 percent month-on-month in March, after a 1.5 percent rise in February. On a monthly basis, imports...

Germany's producer price inflation slowed to the lowest pace in eleven months in March, figures from Destatis showed on Thursday. The producer price index rose 2.4 percent year-on-year in March, slower than 2.6 percent increase in February and January. Economists had expected the inflation to rise...

Slovakia's EU measure of inflation rose to its highest level in six months in March, data from the Statistical Office Of the Slovak Republic showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 2.7 percent year-on-year in March, following a 2.3 percent increase in February....

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