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The Dutch unemployment rate rose marginally in June after remaining unchanged in the previous months, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The ILO jobless rate rose to 3.4 percent in June from 3.3 percent in May. The number of unemployed persons increased to 313,000 in...

preview-july18.jpg Retail sales data from the UK is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 12.30 am ET, the Dutch jobless data for June is due. The unemployment rate stood at 3.3 percent in May.

Eurozone construction output declined for the third straight month in May, data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. Construction output fell 0.3 percent month-on-month in May, smaller than the 1.7 percent decrease seen in April. This was the third consecutive decline in production. Building construction...

ukinflation-071719.jpg UK consumer price inflation remained stable at the central bank target in June. However, factory gate inflation eased to the lowest in nearly three years in June, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. Consumer prices increased 2 percent year-on-year in June, the same pace of growth as seen in May and in line with expectations.

Portugal's producer prices declined in June, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Wednesday. The producer price index fell 0.2 percent year-on-year in June, reversing a 0.9 percent rise in May. Excluding energy, producer prices rose 0.4 percent in June, but slower than 0.6 percent increase...

Italy's industrial orders rose in May after falling in the previous month, figures from Istat showed on Wednesday. Industrial orders rose 2.5 percent month-on-month in May, reversing a 2.2 percent decline in April. Orders from both domestic and foreign markets grew 2.5 percent, each. On an...

Poland's average gross wages rose less than expected in June, figures from Statistics Poland revealed on Wednesday. Average gross wages rose 5.3 percent year-on-year in June, slower than 7.1 percent increase economists had expected. On a monthly basis, average gross wages rose 0.9 percent in...

Austria's consumer price inflation slowed in June, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index climbed 1.6 percent year-on-year in June, following a 1.7 percent rise in May. Prices for housing, water and energy, and restaurant and hotels rose by 3.1 percent, each...

The Czech producer price inflation eased more-than-expected in June, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. The producer price index climbed 2.5 percent year-on-year in June, following a 3.8 percent increase in May. Economists had expected a 3.3 percent rise. Among components,...

Eurozone inflation climbed in June, according to final data from Eurostat, released Wednesday. Consumer prices rose by a revised 1.3 percent year-on-year in June, slightly faster than the 1.2 percent rise in May. The flash estimate showed a steady growth of 1.2 percent in June. The European Central...

UK consumer price inflation remained stable in June, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. Consumer prices increased 2 percent year-on-year in June, the same pace of growth as seen in May and in line with expectations. Consumer prices including owner occupiers' housing...

Turkey's retail sales fell in May but at a slower pace, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Wednesday. The retail sales volume fell by a calendar adjusted 3.7 percent year-on-year in May, after a 6.6 percent decline in April. This was the ninth consecutive fall in sales. The biggest...

Europe's new car registrations declined notably in June, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, or ACEA, reported Wednesday. Car sales decreased 7.8 percent year-on-year in June, reversing a 0.1 percent rise in May. This was the biggest fall seen so far this year. Sales totaled 1.44 million...

preview-july17.jpg Consumer and producer prices from the UK are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association is scheduled to issue Europe's new car registrations data for June. Sales had gained 0.1 percent on year in May.

eurozonetrade-july16.jpg Eurozone's trade surplus grew in May led by a rebound in exports, which was not enough to entirely reverse the slump logged in the previous month. The outlook for European exports is likely to remain weak due to rising trade tensions and slowing global demand. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus rose to EUR 20.2 billion from EUR 15.7 billion in April, preliminary data from Eurostat showed.

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