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Spain unemployment declined at a record pace in July as the labor market started to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, data from the labor ministry showed on Tuesday. Exceeding the record falls of the previous two months, unemployment decreased sharply by 197,841 in July. Unemployment...

Romania's producer prices rose for the seventh straight month in June, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The producer price index grew 11.78 percent year-on-year in June, following a 10.38 percent rise in May. Prices in the domestic market increased 12.36 percent...

preview nov05 03aug21 Unemployment from Spain and producer prices from euro area are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, Spain's monthly unemployment data for July is due from the labor ministry. Unemployment declined by a record 166,911 in June.

Greece's manufacturing activity increased at a softer pace in July, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 57.4 in July from 58.6 in June. A reading above 50.0 indicates expansion in the sector. Production expanded in July and new order...

The Dutch manufacturing sector growth slowed in July, but the pace of expansion remained strong, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The NEVI manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, decreased to 67.4 in July from 68.8 in June. Any reading above 50.0 indicates expansion in the...

Poland's manufacturing sector grew at a softer pace in July, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 57.6 in July from 59.4 in June. Economists had forecast a score of 59.0. A PMI reading above 50 suggests growth in the manufacturing...

Turkey's manufacturing growth was the fastest in six months in July, mainly due to the loosening of Covid-19 restrictions, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The headline Istanbul Chamber of Industry Turkey manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 54.0 in July from 51.3 in June....

Hungary's producer price inflation increased slightly in June, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Monday. The producer price index rose 11.6 percent year-on-year in June, following a 11.3 percent increase May. The development of prices was influenced by the change...

Italy's manufacturing activity grew less than expected in July, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' index dropped to 60.3 in July from 62.2 in June. The score was forecast to fall 61.5. Nonetheless, the latest reading was the fourth highest on...

ukpmi oct01 02aug21 The UK manufacturing sector growth slowed in July as supply gridlock resulted in a moderate deceleration in the rates of expansion of production, new orders and job creation, final survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index came in at 60.4 in July, down from May's record high of 65.6.

Sweden's manufacturing sector expanded at a softer pace in July, survey data from Swedbank and the logistics association SILF showed on Monday. The purchasing managers' index for the manufacturing sector fell to 65.3 in July from a revised 65.4 in June. A PMI reading above 50 suggests growth in...

eurozonepmi aug01 02aug21 The euro area manufacturing sector growth moderated in July but the pace of expansion remained elevated, final data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The final factory Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 62.8 from 63.4 in June. This was the lowest reading since March. But the reading was above the flash 62.6 and the sector has recorded successive months of expansion since July 2020.

Switzerland's retail sales increased in June, preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Monday. Retail sales adjusted for sales days and holidays grew by 0.1 percent year-on-year in June. On a monthly basis, seasonally adjusted retail sales declined 3.5 percent in June. Sales...

Switzerland's consumer price inflation rose marginally in July, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Monday. The consumer price index grew 0.7 percent year-on-year in July, following a 0.6 percent increase in June. This was in line with economists' expectation. On a monthly basis,...

Russia's manufacturing activity deteriorated to the lowest since November last year amid weak client demand, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The IHS Markit Russia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 47.5 in July from 49.2 in June. A PMI reading below 50 signals...

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