Friday, February 21, 2014
Business activity in the 18-nation eurozone stayed robust in February but slipped off its highs, a reminder that the economic recovery remains fragile, a key survey showed on Thursday.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Policymakers at the Bank of England voted unanimously at their last meeting to keep the key interest rate at the record low of 0.5 percent, buoyed by a strengthening economy and subdued inflation.
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.