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germanyeconomic-oct16_19mar19.jpg Germany's investor confidence rose sharply in March, reversing a steep fall in the previous month, to its highest level in a year, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose to -3.6 from -13.4 in February, the Mannheim-based think tank said.

uk-unemployment-041217_19mar19.jpg UK employment level climbed to a record high in the three months to January, while the jobless rate eased to its lowest level since the mid-1970s, as the labor market shrugged off the chaos caused by the uncertainties linked to Brexit. Employment grew by 222,000 persons to a record 32.71 million in the three months to January, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics showed.

A panel of economic advisers to the German government known as the "wise men" slashed the growth projection for this year to 0.8 percent from 1.5 percent predicted in November, on Tuesday. The group, officially called the German Council of Economic Experts, forecast 1.7 percent expansion for next...

Germany's investor confidence rose sharply in March, reversing a steep fall in the previous month, to its highest level in a year, preliminary data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose to -3.6 from...

UK employment level climbed to a record high in the three months to January, while the jobless rate eased to its lowest level since the mid-1970s, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Tuesday. Employment grew by 222,000 persons to a record 32.71 million in the three months...

The German economy is unlikely to rebound in the first quarter as the manufacturing slowdown continued, the Bundesbank said Monday. "The economic situation remained subdued after the turn of the year," the Bundesbank said in its monthly report. While the manufacturing sector could remain the...

UK households' assessment of their financial well-being fell to the lowest level in thirteen months in March, survey data from the IHS Markit showed on Monday. The IHS Markit Household Finance Index, or HFI, fell to 43.3 in March from 43.4 in February, marking the lowest reading since February 2018....

Czech Republic's producer price inflation rose further in February, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 3.6 percent year-on-year in February, following a 2.9 percent rise in January. Economists had expected a 3.4 percent rise in price. The...

Eurozone's merchandise trade surplus for January decreased sharply from a year ago with the pace of increase in imports outpacing that of exports. The trade surplus fell to EUR 1.5 billion in January from EUR 3.1 billion in the same month last year, figures from the euro area statistical office Eurostat...

Turkey's retail sales fell in January, but at a slower pace, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. The retail sales volume fell a calendar adjusted 6.7 percent year-on-year in January, after an 8.8 percent slump in December. The biggest decline was in non-food sales, down...

Austria's consumer price inflation eased slightly in February to its lowest level in February, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. The consumer price index climbed 1.5 percent year-on-year in February, following a 1.8 percent rise in January. The latest inflation rate was the weakest...

Czech industrial production fell in January, after rising in the previous month, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Friday. Industrial production fell a working day adjusted 1.1 percent in January, after a 1 percent gain in the previous month. In November, production grew 2.1 percent. The...

Germany's wholesale price inflation rose in February after slowing in the previous month, data from Destatis revealed on Friday. Wholesale price inflation rose to 1.6 percent in February from 1.1 percent in February. The wholesale price was influenced by price increase in wholesalers of cereals,...

The Netherlands' retail sales grew at the slowest pace in ten months, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. Retail sales climbed 1.6 percent year-on-year in January following a 2.4 percent rise in December. The pace of growth was slowest since March last year, when retail...

Eurozone inflation accelerated as expected in February, while the core price growth eased, latest figures from Eurostat confirmed on Friday. The harmonized inflation rose to 1.5 percent from January's 1.4 percent. The core inflation rate that excludes energy, food, alcohol and tobacco, slowed...

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