Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, who has spent two months walking from Rome to protest “the tyranny of the markets,” returned to France Sunday at midnight where he is due to start a three-year prison term.
Monday, May 19, 2014
The badly tarnished countries of southern Europe where investors dared not venture at the height of the debt crisis are now the focus of a rush into government bonds.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Russia on Thursday reported a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter that analysts attributed to fallout from the raging crisis in neighboring Ukraine.
Friday, May 16, 2014
First-quarter growth in the eurozone was a “major disappointment,” falling well short of forecasts and stoking fresh concerns a modest recovery is struggling to make ground, official data showed on Thursday.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
A 100-carat yellow diamond sold for 14.5 million Swiss francs (US$16.3 million,11.9 million euros) at auction in Geneva on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A European court, in an important test of the “right to be forgotten,” ruled Tuesday that Google must amend some of its search results at the request of ordinary people when they show links to outdated, irrelevant information.
Monday, May 12, 2014
“The sun could be yours,” the Spanish government promised in 2007, encouraging citizens to invest in solar power. Many who did now wish they could give it back.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Standard & Poor's upgraded the outlook for Portugal's creditworthiness on Friday, citing the bailed-out nation's unexpectedly strong economic and deficit-cutting performance.
Germany's trade surplus shrank in March from the February level after exports again fell, data showed Friday.
Industrial output across Britain surprisingly eased in March after a solid gain seen the previous month, official data showed on Friday.