Monday, January 13, 2014
Bulgaria's economic outlook may be gloomy but Dragomir Kouzov, founder of bicycle manufacturer Drag and one of a new breed of niche entrepreneurs in the EU's poorest country, is anything but.
Friday, January 10, 2014
The European Central Bank opted to hold key rates at its first meeting of 2014 on Thursday, but analysts said it may have to take more concrete action later.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Eurozone unemployment continued near record highs in November at 12.1 percent but there were signs the bad times may be easing as the debt crisis peaks out, analysts said on Wednesday.
Germany's booming trade surplus, long a source of friction in Europe, was back in the spotlight on Wednesday as U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was due to meet Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.8 percent in December from 0.9 percent in November, data showed on Tuesday, stoking fresh concerns over the risk of falling prices which could endanger growth prospects.
Monday, January 6, 2014
The European Central Bank looks set to ring in the New Year with interest rates on hold, but will have its work cut out for it in 2014, analysts say.
Saturday, January 4, 2014
New figures show that European banks are lending less to companies — another sign the continent's economic upswing remains less than robust.
The French auto market sank to its lowest level in 15 years last year with 1.79 million new cars sold and with only a hesitant rebound expected in 2014, data published Thursday showed.
Friday, January 3, 2014
ess activity in the eurozone posted its strongest growth in 31 months in a fresh sign of recovery though France remained a sore point, a key survey showed Thursday.
World energy power Russia said on Thursday that its 2013 oil output hit a post-Soviet high while natural gas production of its giant Gazprom holding slipped for the second successive year.