Friday, January 24, 2014
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.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Investment sentiment in Germany stalled unexpectedly in January after rising to a seven-year high the previous month, but recovery of Europe's top economy remains intact, a survey found on Tuesday.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Ultra-low inflation in the eurozone has sparked a divide among officials and analysts over whether the risk of deflation is a real “ogre” or just a phantom menace.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Registrations for new cars in the European Union slid 1.7 percent in 2013, manufacturer data showed Thursday, although country figures were varied, with Britain showing a big increase while sales in Italy and France slumped.
The French state has raised 451 million euros (US$614 million) by selling a one percent stake in European aircaft and defence corporation Airbus Group, the economy minister said Thursday.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Britain's 12-month inflation slowed to the target rate of 2.0 percent in December and to the lowest level for more than four years, official data showed on Tuesday.
Spain's economy grew by about 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, faster than the 0.1 percent seen in the previous quarter, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said Monday.
Monday, January 13, 2014
The exclusive Swiss private banking sector has been revolutionized by key players Pictet, Lombard Odier and Mirabaud, amid a tough new regulatory environment and a crackdown on tax cheats.
Sweden scores high in international rankings of mining nations, but concern is growing that the Scandinavian country is selling its vast underground resources far too cheap.