Following is a summary of the September federal budget balance from National Bank of Belgium in Brussels:
Following is a summary of the August federal budget balance from National Bank of Belgium in Brussels:
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Belgian business confidence in December rose more than expected as executives in the construction industry were more optimist about demand.
Belgian business confidence sank in August to the lowest level since December 2009, driven down by declining optimism in the business-services sector.
Belgian business confidence fell more than economists forecast in June, pulled down by growing pessimism in the manufacturing industry.
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen will give her first semi-annual report on U.S. monetary policy and the economy as head of the central bank in testimony before Congress.
The National Bank of Belgium may propose Mathias Dewatripont and Pierre Wunsch as directors to replace Luc Coene and Peter Praet , Le Soir reported, without saying where it got the information.