Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The broken European car market picked up speed in January for the fifth month running, with a 5.5-percent increase in sales, trade data showed on Tuesday.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
The eurozone economy showed on Friday enough of improvement in the fourth quarter to suggest a modest recovery remains on track but problems remain, notably near-record unemployment and deflation risks.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Many of Germany's rich, powerful and famous have hit trouble recently, not because of drugs or sexual escapades, but because the taxman has found out about their Swiss bank accounts.
Britain's data watchdog launched a probe Sunday after confidential files relating to Barclays Bank customers were allegedly stolen then sold on to rogue brokers.
About 40 men pace around on a busy Madrid square to keep warm as they wait to be hired for the day at building sites across the Spanish capital.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
France cut a crippling trade deficit by nearly nine percent last year partly due to falling imports, official data showed on Friday in figures that contrasted starkly with a record surplus in Germany.
Germany's trade surplus narrowed slightly in December, as export momentum tailed off at the year-end, but Europe's biggest economy notched up a record surplus for the whole year, data showed Friday.
Friday, February 7, 2014
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the eurozone economy remains weak and will recover “at a slow pace” but that, for now, additional stimulus isn't needed.
The European Central Bank is weighing conflicting signals from the economy as it considers whether to cut interest rates again for the 18-country euro bloc.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Disappointing retail sales figures are likely to reinforce concerns at the European Central Bank that the eurozone economic recovery is failing to gain momentum at a time when inflation is stubbornly low.