The volume of new loans extended by Romanian banks in Q3 hit €4.38bn, a massive 14.8% y/y increase as mortgage lending rallied.
Although retail sales growth in Estonia is relatively slow, it is fuelled by the increase in wages which grew 6.8% y/y in the second quarter
Industrial production in Estonia has been slowing for three consecutive months now, but the overall positive trend reinforces earlier forecasts that the Estonian economy is well on track to pick up speed
The forecast for Ukraine's GDP has been raised from its gloomier prediction of 1.6% in July to 2.2%. A rise in consumer consumption is thought to be the main driver of the higher than expected growth
Turkey’s home price growth in August measures 11.31% y/y, short of the 11.61% y/y recorded for July.
Turkey’s business confidence index deteriorated in October after posting gains in the previous two months.
Romania is the EU's fastest growing economy but a new survey shows political instability and policy u-turns have caused foreign investors' confidence in the business environment to deteriorate.
Growth has accelerated since April helped by the decline in NPLs as local currency lending remains particularly active.
UK-based companies were the largest investors in Bulgaria's outsourcing sector, followed by companies from the Netherlands, the US and Germany.
Sharp rise in Istanbul home sales helps drive nationwide gain of nearly a third during the month to 140,298 units.
Hike in prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco creates modest acceleration from August's 1% growth.
Turkey's consumer sentiment index fell for a third month in a row in October, slipping to the lowest level recorded since February.
Number of registered unemployed down 3.5% y/y at end-August as the IMF calls on Sarajevo to accelerate critical reforms in order to achieve more sustainable growth and create more jobs.
The expansion in September marks the 13th straight month of growth as Lithuania's economy looks set to beat last year’s performance.
Russia's GDP expands by 2.4% y/y in September according to economic development minister
On an annual basis, the gross debt stock of Turkey's central government in September climbed 18%.
Romania was the region’s leader in export growth in the six years since the recent crisis, with annual growth averaging 9%, while numerous other CEE countries saw export growth beat China's both pre and post crisis.
Turkish equities experienced a slight net inflow of $5.3mn in the week ending October 13.
Romanian public debt rose by €5bn in the year ending August 2017, but remain below the 39.4% it hit at the end of 2014 after tripling since before the global recession.
Retail sales were up and incomes continue to recover as Russia’s consumers return as modest force for an economic recovery. Nominal wage gains are slowing as companies get used to the lower inflation environment; and consumers are using more credit