Thursday, October 17, 2013
Registration of new cars jumped by 5.4 percent last month in the EU, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) said Wednesday, the second time sales have jumped in the past three months.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Switzerland broke the seal on its banking secrecy, until now considered virtually ironclad, by signing an international agreement on fighting tax evasion on Tuesday, the OECD said.
Investment sentiment in Germany rose in October, a survey found on Tuesday, in a new sign of strength in the biggest eurozone economy and as actors on financial markets shrugged off the U.S. debt ceiling battle.
EU finance ministers prepared Tuesday to take a key step towards a new bank regulatory framework with final clearance of a single supervisor regime for the eurozone.
Beijing agreed Tuesday to make London a center for handling investment denominated in China's tightly controlled currency as the two sides set aside a spat over the Dalai Lama to expand financial ties.
British annual inflation stood at 2.7 percent in September, unchanged from the level in August, official data showed on Tuesday.
Investment sentiment in Germany rose in October, a survey found on Tuesday, in a further sign of strength in the biggest eurozone economy.
The cost to Germans of subsidizing renewable energy is set to rise nearly 20 percent next year — highlighting a problem for the government as it manages the country's exit from nuclear power.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Industrial output across the eurozone rebounded in August, official figures showed Monday, raising hopes that the sector will contribute to a pick-up in economic growth.
Eight out of 10 British manufacturers would choose to stay in the European Union if a referendum on membership of the 28-nation bloc were held today, a survey found on Monday.