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  • David Becker

    European stocks have started to make a move in tandem with US stocks which is giving the rally some additional momentum. Germany is the key driver along with France. Germany has hit a record high, while France is trading at the highest level in seven years. Italy and Spain stocks rallying as well. Both are

  • James Boston

    The Eurozone services sector is showing further signs of weakness this morning according to the latest Purchasing Managers Indices (PMI) just released by Markit Economics. The headline indicator for the bloc has been announced as reading at just 51.1 for the month of November, this represents a fall back from October’s 52.1 and is the

  • James Boston

    It was not altogether unexpected that we would experience a fall in the overall Eurozone’s inflation rate today, particularly considering the drop in the equivalent German figures yesterday. The November figures for the Zone, just published in Preliminary format by Eurostat, clearly point to a slowing in much need price growth activity. The headline Consumer

  • James Boston
    Forex » Spain Confirms Q3 GDP Growth
    James Boston - November 27, 2014, 09:47 GMT

    Spain’s National Institute of Statistics has just reconfirmed the relatively strong economic growth experienced in the third with the publication of the country’s Final Q3 GDP figures. There was no change announced from the Preliminary estimate of 0.5% growth on the quarter published at the end of last month, nor was there any alteration of

  • James Boston

    The four largest economies in the Eurozone have been reporting their final October inflation figures this morning, there is little in the way deviation from the preliminary numbers published earlier this month and therefore little by the way of surprise. The differentials in the finalised figures for the month however are decidedly mixed. Italy clearly

  • James Boston

    The recent unexpected drop in the Spanish unemployment rate may be a somewhat short lived phenomena if the latest Unemployment Change numbers are anything to go by. Data just released for the month of October is showing a surprise rise in the unemployment numbers, this latest reading has produced an increase of 79.2k in the

  • James Boston

    Despite a general improvement in the latest Eurozone Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data, there remains significant disparity across the individual nation’s manufacturing sectors. The periphery and recovering countries have unsurprisingly posted healthy figures while some of the zone’s larger core nations have been struggling to reproduce these results. Germany, Greece and Ireland all improved their

  • James Boston

    Preliminary inflation figures for the Eurozone just published by Eurostat are showing a marginal increase in the rate of price growth across the 18 member bloc. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) data which has been released in preliminary format for the year to October is now reading at 0.4%, this represents a pick up from

  • James Boston

    The official early estimates for third quarter GDP growth in Spain are showing that the country’s economy is continuing to expand albeit at a slight reduction in pace. The preliminary quarter on quarter number for Q3 has been announced as 0.5%, this was more or less the anticipated level and compares to the final second

  • James Boston
    Forex » Spanish Retail Sales Numbers Improve
    James Boston - October 29, 2014, 08:30 GMT

    The consumer sector has softened a little in Spain according to the latest Retail Sales figures just published. The September report is showing that sales fell -1.8% month on month, this represents a reversal of the August growth number of 2.8%, the surprise element is somewhat limited as this particular economic metric has persistently oscillated

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