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Eurozone inflation rose as initially estimated in September, final data from Eurostat revealed on Wednesday. Inflation advanced to 3.4 percent in September from 3.0 percent in August. In the same period last year, prices were down 0.3 percent. The rate matched the preliminary estimate published...

The euro area current account surplus declined sharply in August, the European Central Bank said on Wednesday. The current account surplus fell to EUR 13 billion in August from EUR 23 billion in July. The surplus on goods trade came in at EUR 17 billion versus EUR 26 billion a month ago. At the...

Germany's producer prices rose at the fastest pace since 1974 on strong energy prices, data released by Destatis showed on Wednesday. Producer prices increased 14.2 percent year-on-year in September after rising 12 percent in August. Prices were expected to gain 12.7 percent. This was the highest...

Slovakia's EU measure of inflation increased in September, data from the Statistical Office Of the Slovak Republic showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 4.0 percent year-on-year in September, following a 3.3 percent gain in August. Economists had expected a 5.1...

Austria's consumer prices increased marginally in September, data from Statistics Austria showed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation rose to 3.3 percent in September from 3.2 percent in August. Inflation based on the harmonized index of consumer prices increased 3.3 percent in September from...

UK consumer price inflation slowed slightly in September, 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...

Estonia's producer prices increased in September, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Wednesday. The producer price index grew 19.2 percent year-on-year in September. On a month-on-month basis, producer prices rose 2.8 percent in September. "Compared to August, the index was mostly affected...

preview oct17 20oct21 Consumer and producer prices data from the UK is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK consumer and producer prices for September. Consumer price inflation is seen unchanged at 3.2 percent in September. Economists forecast output prices to climb 6.8 percent annually after rising 5.9 percent in August.

Hungary's central bank raised its interest rates in October, as signaled in previous months, for a fifth policy session in a row amid concerns over rising inflation and upside risks to the outlook. The Monetary Council decided to raise the central bank base rate by 15 basis points to 1.80 percent,...

Eurozone construction output declined in August after rising for the first time in four months in July, data from Eurostat showed on Tuesday. Construction output declined 1.3 percent month-on-month in August, in contrast to a 0.1 percent rise in July. Building output decreased 1.3 percent and...

Poland's average gross wages increased in September, data from Statistics Poland showed on Tuesday. Average gross wages and salaries grew 8.7 percent year-on-year in September and amounted to 5841.16 PLN. This was in line with economists' expectation. On a monthly basis, average gross wages remained...

Switzerland's exports rose in the third quarter, data from the Federal Customs Administration showed on Tuesday. Exports increased 1.5 percent sequentially in the third quarter, following a 0.6 percent rise in the second quarter. Imports rose 1.1 percent in the third quarter, same as seen in the...

Czech's producer prices increased in September, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The industrial producer price index grew 9.9 year-on-year in September, following a 9.3 percent increase in August. This was in line with economists' expectaion. Prices for water supply gained...

Finland's economic output growth eased in August, data from Statistics Finland showed on Friday. Output of the national economy increased a working-day adjusted 4.6 percent year-on-year in August, after a 5.3 percent rise in July, which was revised down from the 5.5 percent growth. On a seasonally...

Eurozone visible trade surplus for August decreased from a year ago, defying expectations for an improvement, preliminary data from Eurostat showed Friday. The goods trade surplus in August was EUR 4.8 billion versus EUR 14.0 billion in the same period last year. Economists had forecast a surplus...

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