Thursday, May 14, 2015
France's conservative-led Senate has approved a pro-business economic reform bill that the Socialist government has promoted despite a rebellion within its own ranks.
Britain has cut its stake in state-rescued Lloyds Banking Group to just under 20 percent after offloading another chunk of shares, the government said Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
France is poised for economic growth of 0.3 percent in the second quarter of the year, the country's central bank forecast Tuesday, as solid industrial production boosts the eurozone's second-biggest economy.
European competition officials have suspended their review of General Electric's proposed US$14 billion acquisition of the energy business of French rival Alstom.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Sporting T-shirts and caps printed with marijuana leaves and with joints hanging from their lips, hundreds of people demonstrated in Paris on Saturday as part of a world march calling for the legalization of cannabis.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Germany's industrial output was hit by a surprise fall in March while its trade surplus narrowed slightly, official data showed Friday, with analysts pointing to likely slower growth early this year.
Eurogroup chair Jeroen Dijsselbloem played down hopes of an imminent deal on Greece's debt, saying a meeting of finance ministers of the single currency on Monday was unlikely to be conclusive.
Friday, May 8, 2015
The EU's trade commissioner defended plans Wednesday for an international investment court that could deal with any disputes arising from a massive free trade treaty with the United States.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Following a solid start to the year, signs emerged Wednesday that the 19-country eurozone economy is losing some traction.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The EU on Tuesday sharply slashed its growth outlook for Greece this year due to its ongoing battle with its international creditors, dampening an otherwise improved outlook for the eurozone.