Saturday, January 9, 2016
Industrial production in Europe's two biggest economies fell in November, casting a cloud over the outlook for recovery in the eurozone as a whole, data showed on Friday.
American employers added a robust 292,000 jobs in December, suggesting that the U.S. economy is so far defying global weakness and growing solidly.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
The 19-country eurozone economy is poised for a year of "robust expansion" following its best quarterly performance in 4 and a half years, a closely watched survey indicated Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Belgium on Monday restarted a reactor that was shut down at the weekend just three days after returning to service amid concern in neighboring countries over its nuclear safety.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Greece's prime minister on Sunday said his government will not give in to "unreasonable" demands as the debt-ridden country braces for critical negotiations with international creditors on the thorny issue of pension reform.
An ageing Belgian nuclear reactor shut down on Saturday afternoon, just three days after it was restarted, but there was no safety risk, the power utility that operates it said.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Russia's finance ministry said Friday it was suing Ukraine for defaulting on a US$3-billion debt to Moscow, following an order by President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine's free-trade deal with the EU comes into effect Friday, coinciding with the start of Moscow's food embargo against Kiev that will force the impoverished former Soviet republic to revisit its economic model.
Online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday it will donate the profits from the online purchase of a tune released by the far-right anti-migrant PEGIDA movement to refugees in Germany.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
The volume of loans to the private sector in the euro area expanded in November, with a bigger bounce recorded than the previous month, European Central Bank (ECB) data showed on Wednesday.