Once again, export-oriented branches of Poland’s industrial segment fared the best in March.
Slovakia's death toll increased by 65% compared to the average level between 2016 and 2019, while Czechia posted a 40% growth in excess mortality amid severe wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Producer prices increase on back of weak zloty, supply chain problems and rising commodity prices.
Shares in the Romanian chemical group are up 92% since the beginning of this year.
Montenegro's biggest creditor is China’s Exim Bank, which lent the country most of the funds for the Smokovac-Matesevo highway.
Analysts expect headline CPI to hover around 3% in 2021, above the central bank’s inflation target of 2.5%.
Better performance in February and strong growth in civil engineering failed to counter sluggish January.
Resurgence in Turkey’s coronavirus outbreak looks set to hinder flag carrier’s attempts to stage a recovery.
Russian industrial output posted 1.1% year-on-year growth in March 2021, according to RosStat statistics agency data, making the first y/y growth in a year.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) raised Ukraine’s prime rate by a full percentage point, to 7.5% on April 16, more than analysts had anticipated, after inflationary pressures surged in March.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is expected to raise its prime interest rate on April 15 in order to combat rising inflation, according to a Reuter’s poll of analysts, the newswire reported on April 14.
Small caps have offered huge returns with flotations the new "kitsch". Turk Ilac, locked at the price ceiling for 20 days, became a rich butt of jokes.
Annual inflation in Ukraine sped up to 8.5% y/y in March from 7.5% y/y in February, the State Statistics Service reported on April 9, making a rate hike at this week’s monetary policy meeting likely, say analysts.
Russian equity markets saw a surprisingly modest outflow of $10mn from Russia dedicated funds on the week’s trading ending April 8 despite the arrival of the most Russian troops at the border with Ukraine since 2014.
Labour demand reached about 95% of its pre-pandemic level in March, Online Vacancy Index showed.
Slovenia’s bourse blue-chip index SBI TOP exceeded 1,000 points on April 7, which is the highest value since the end of 2009.
Russia's consumer price inflation in March 2021 posted 0.7% month on month and 5.8% year on year (versus 5.7% y/y in February and 5.2% y/y in January), according to the latest data from RosStat statistics bureau.
Romania's retail sales index increased by 1.5% y/y in January-February compared to the same period last year — softer growth than previously but still positive despite the worsening of the pandemic in early 2020.
The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Russia Services Business Activity Index jumped to a seven-month high of 55.8 in March, up from 52.2 in February, the consultants said in a press release on April 4.