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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....

Eurozone trade surplus increased in February to its highest level in nearly a year, figures from Eurostat showed on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus rose to EUR 19.5 billion from EUR 17.4 billion in January. The surplus was the biggest since March 2018, when it was EUR 20.4 billion....

Eurozone headline inflation slowed in March and core price growth eased to its lowest level in a year, as initially estimated, latest data from Eurostat confirmed on Wednesday. Headline inflation slowed to 1.4 percent from 1.5 percent in February. In January, price growth was 1.4 percent. Compared...

ukinflation-aug15_17apr19.jpg UK consumer price inflation was unchanged in March, defying expectations for a modest acceleration, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 1.9 percent year-on-year, same as in February. Economists had expected inflation of 2 percent.

Austria consumer price inflation rose in March, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in March, following a 1.5 percent increase in February. The rise in March was led by the price increases in housing, water and energy, followed...

germanyeconomic-oct16_16apr19.jpg Germany's investor confidence rose sharply in April and topped economists' expectations, raising hopes of a rebound in the biggest euro area economy, but a sharp deterioration in the current assessment suggest that the outlook is set to remain greatly subdued in the near term.

uk-unemployment-041217_16apr19.jpg UK total pay growth sustained its strong momentum in the three months to February, growing at the fastest pace in over a decade, as employers ramped-up hiring to a fresh record high, ahead of a possibly chaotic Brexit. The total pay grew 3.5 percent year-on-year in the three months to February, same as in December and January, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics showed.

Eurozone construction output accelerated to a two-year high in February, after falling in the previous month, with an increase in civil engineering and building construction, data from the statistical office Eurostat showed on Tuesday. Construction output rose 3.0 percent month-on-month in February,...

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