Friday, October 24, 2014
A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday failed to inspire much optimism in European markets amid ongoing worries over the state of the 18-country eurozone and of France in particular.
British retail sales fell by 0.3 percent in September from the level in August as warm weather delayed purchases of autumn-style clothing, official data showed on Thursday.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
A leading German pilots' union called a new 35-hour walkout at Lufthansa on Monday in an ongoing dispute over retirement benefits after a weekend of train strikes.
The British economy will slow down sharply next year due to political uncertainty and a potential referendum on membership of the EU, a leading forecaster said on Monday.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Britain's government officially launched on Monday an attempt to sell its 40-percent stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting London with Paris and Brussels.
Monday, October 13, 2014
An EU probe into a tax deal between Ireland and Apple is raising pressure for a tightening of a controversial corporate tax system helping the country accelerate away from crisis.
A raft of grim eurozone data this week alarmed financial markets and placed both Germany's doctrine of budgetary rigor and European Central Bank's monetary policy in the hot seat.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The International Monetary Fund stepped up its warnings over a possible eurozone recession Thursday, pressing governments like Germany to spend more for reverse a stall.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Ireland's treasury sold 10-year bonds at a record-low yield of 1.63 percent on Thursday, providing the latest evidence of the country's strong rebound from a debt crisis and international bailout.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Struggling French flag carrier Air France on Wednesday said last month's two-week strike would have an impact of around 500 million euros on its bottom line for this year.