Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Falling domestic and export demand hit Germany's key mechanical engineering sector in December, and 2013 as a whole was a difficult year for the sector, the VDMA industry federation said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
France on Monday said the number of registered jobless rose to a record 3.3 million in December, belying President Francois Hollande's pledge to reverse the trend by the end of last year.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Russia on Monday imposed a ban on Australian beef byproducts such as offal over the use of a growth stimulant allowed in some nations but that Moscow considers unsafe.
The Turkish lira remained at low levels on Monday and started the day at 2.33 despite the central bank's intervention in the foreign exchange market last week.
Monday, January 27, 2014
The World Economic Forum, where only 16 percent of the delegates this year are women, on Saturday heard impassioned arguments for gender quotas to boost female participation in the workplace.
Land prices in eastern Germany are rising at dizzying rates and local farmers feel they are being squeezed out by foreign investors in a phenomenon known as “land grabbing.”
The big players in the traditional toy market have come out fighting in Britain as little fingers are increasingly occupied by iPad-type devices at playtime.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Activity in the eurozone private sector economy rose to a 31-month high in January as economic recovery gathered pace across the region, a key indicator showed on Thursday.
Spain announced Thursday its unemployment rate topped 26 percent in the final quarter of 2013 as the eurozone's fourth-largest economy emerged only haltingly from a long, job-wrecking recession.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Britain's unemployment rate has dropped more than expected, edging closer to the point at which the Bank of England will consider raising interest rates.