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Recent macro-economic and financial market data

Reports on macro-economic situation

Macro-economic projections

Information on government budget

Speeches

Important home pages

Links for individual EU countries


Recent macro-economic and financial market data

[ Selected key indicators (ECB)] [ Principal economic indicators (Eurostat)] [ Key indicators(IMF's Dissemination Bulletin Board)] [ Key indicators for euro area (Eurogroup tables)] [ monthly Statistics Pocket Book of the ECB] [ Charts of Key indicators]

[ Press releases of Eurostat] [Labour costs in euro's per hour (German statistical office; 2007 Q4; April 2008] [GDP (quarter on quarter)] [GDP (quarter on quarter previous year)] [Inflation (harmonised)] [Unemployment] [ Other Euro-area indicators] [ Statistical press releases of ECB] [ ACEA press release on car sales] [ Price and Cost competitiveness]

[Eurostat: Business Cycle Clock (EU 27 and US)]

[ Business and consumers surveys] [ download business and consumers surveys] [ Purchasing managers' indices] [ Belgian leading indicator] [ IFO Business Climate Index for Germany] [ CEPRs Eurocoin indicator ] [ Euro area business cylce dating ]

GDP-forecasts for current and next quarter: [ Euroframe] [ IFO, INSEE, ISAE] [ Eurocoin(CEPR)] [ European Commission(discontinued in November 2007)]

[ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex / Flashfile ]

[US$ vis-a-vis Euro (intra-day graph)] [ US$/euro (1;end-of-day graph)] [euro/US$ (2;end-of-day graph)] [euro/US$ (3;end-of-day graph)] [yen/euro] [ Euro vis-a-vis US$ and yen (end-of-day graph)] [ To make a customised graph of the euro]

[ Nominal effective exchange rate of the euro(end-of-day table&graph)] [Euro daily reference rates] [Euro conversion rates 1998]

[ Official interest rates(table)] [ Official interest rates(daily rates; graph)] [ Short-term interest rates(daily rates; graph)] [ future short-term interest rates(daily)] [ Euro interest rates yield curve] [ Rate on indexed bonds(daily data)] [ Capital market rates(table, monthly data)] [ Term structure of swap rates(graph)] [ Euribor historical data]

[ Interest rate on federal government bonds (9 to 10 years) (Germany, monthly and daily rates)]

Stock market: [Ftseurofirst80 (real-time)] [FTSE eurotop 300(real-time)] [Other European indices]

[ Download of statistical annex of the ECB Monthly Bulletin ] [ Financial data (Eurosystem/ECB)] [ download of macroeconomic database of Commission (AMECO)] [ Eurosystem statistics: euro area aggregates and national contributions (Bank of Italy)] [ Labref (labour market reform database) ] [ Micref (microreform database) ] [ European data centre for work and welfare] [ Eurostat Yearbook 2009 (September 2009)]


Reports on macro-economic situation

[ ECB Monthly Bulletin ] [ European Commission: Quarterly report on the euro area]

[ European Commission Forecast (including interim forecast)]

[ European Commission: Economic Crisis in Europe: Causes, Consequences and Responses(September 2009)]

[ European Commission: 2009 Annual Statement on the euro area(October 2009)]

[ European Commission: EMU@10 - successes and challenges after ten years of Economic and Monetary Union (May 2008)] [ ECB: 10th anniversary of the ECB (June 2008)]

ECB interest rate decisions and currency interventions: [ Table of changes in official interest rates] ] [ 7 May (25bp cut to 1%) ] [ 2 April (25bp cut to 1.25%) ] [ 5 March (50bp cut to 1.5%) ] [ 15 January (50bp cut to 2%) ] [ 4 December (75bp cut to 2.5%) ] [ 6 November (50bp cut to 3.25%) ] [ 8 October 2008 (50bp cut to 3.75%; coordinated cut) ] [ 3 July 2008 (25bp hike to 4.25%) ] [ 6 June 2007 (25bp hike to 4.0%) ] [ 8 March 2007 (25bp hike to 3.75%) ] [ 7 December 2006 (25bp hike to 3.5%) ] [ 5 October 2006 (25bp hike to 3.25%) ] [ 3 August 2006 (25bp hike to 3%) ] [ 8 June 2006 (25bp hike to 2.75%) ] [ 2 March 2006 (25bp hike to 2.5%) ] [ 1 December 2005 (25bp hike to 2.25%)] [ 10 May 2001 (25bp cut to 4.5%)]

[ OECD Economic Survey] [ Other OECD documents focussed on EU and euro area] [ IMF reports on euro area

[ European Commission: country pages] [ European Commission: ECFIN Country Focus]


Macro-economic projections

[ The Economist Poll of Forecasters] [ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters] [ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex / Flashfile ]

[ ECB staff projections (September 2009)]

[ European Commission (including interim forecast)]

[EFN (Bocconi) ] [EUREN ]


Information on government budgets

[Stability Programmes and excessive deficit procedures (including Commission assessments and Council opinions)]  [Commission reaction and Council opinion

[European Council: Approval European Economic Recovery Plan (12 December 2008) ] [Bruegel: estimate size stimulus package(10 December 2008) ]

[ Eurogroup conclusions (April 2007) ] [ European Council/Ecofin: Improving the implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact" (March 2005) ] [ Reaction ECB (March 2005) ]

[ government debt and deficit data (October 2009)] [ General government data]

[ European Commission: Sustainability Report (October 2009)] [ European Commission: Public Finances in EMU 2009 (June 2009)]

[ European Commision: Long-term sustainability of public finances in the European Union (October 2006)]


Speeches

[President of European Central Bank] [Press conferences of the president of European Central Bank]

[ European Commissioner of Economic and Financial Affairs(2009)] [ Other Commissioners ]


Important home pages

[ Eurostat] [ EDS European Data Service]

[ECB] [European Parliament: Monetary Dialogue with the ECB] [ECB Watchers(CFS)]

[ European Commission Directorate General of Economic and Financial Affairs] [ Bureau of Economic Policy Advisors (BEPA)] [Economic Policy Committee] [European Commission] [Council of the EU] [European Parliament: Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs]

Stock markets: [Stoxx] [Euronext] [Virt-x]

Research institutes: [vox] [Euro-intelligence] [BRUEGEL] [CEPR (London)] [Euro area business cycle committee] [ENEPRI] [IEE] [CER] [CEPS] [EUROFRAME] [EUREN] [EABCN][Federal Trust] [OBCE] [ZEW] [ZEI] [GERFIP] [EFN (Bocconi)] [AIECE]

Social partners: [Employers (Business Europe)] [Employees (ETUC)] [Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO)] [ Social Protection Database (MISSOC)]

Real-time/daily news: [EurActiv] [EuroNews] [BBC] [What's new page of Commission] [Commission press releases (RAPID)] [EurLex]

[ Election results]

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