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870,000 Americans filed new unemployment

September 24, 2020
Another 870,000 Americans filed for first time unemployment benefits last week, unexpectedly rising slightly from the prior week to reaffirm a slowdown in the U.S. economic recovery.

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French business confidence grew in September despite coronavirus resurgence


French business confidence grew in September despite coronavirus resurgence

September 24, 2020
French business confidence rose in September to its highest level since just before the coronavirus outbreak, despite a resurgence of new cases in recent weeks, a monthly survey showed on Thursday.

Netherlands GDP declined 8.5 percent in Q2 2020

September 24, 2020
According to the second estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 8.5 percent in Q2 2020 relative to Q1 2020.

Spanish economy contracts 17.8 pct in Q2

September 24, 2020
Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) suffered a fall of 17.8 percent in the second quarter of 2020, data published by the Spanish Statistical Office (INE) showed.

Morocco central bank forecasts economy to shrink 6.3 pct in 2020

September 23, 2020
Morocco's economy will shrink by 6.3 percent in 2020, the central bank said on Tuesday after it's third quarterly meeting this year.

Stournaras says Greece GDP to contract 7.5%

September 23, 2020
Bank of Greece has revised to the worse its previous GDP estimates for this year to 7.5% contraction from 5.8% previously, before returning to a 5.6% growth rate next year, governor Yannis Stournaras said.

South Korea export rises 3.6 pct in first 20 days of September

September 21, 2020
South Korea's export rose for the first 20 days of this month due mainly to more working days, customs office data showed Monday.

Finland's exports to China soared 69 percent

September 19, 2020
Finland's exports to China soared 69 percent Statistics Finland said in a press release on Friday.

New Zealand enters first recession in decades

September 17, 2020
Following strict coronavirus restrictions, New Zealand entered a recession as the country's economy shrank 12.2% in the June quarter, a record drop since 1987.

Ireland exports to China up 35 pct in July

September 17, 2020
Ireland exported over 1 billion euros (about 1.18 billion U.S. dollars) of goods to China in July, up 35 percent when compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures released by the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO).
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