Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Airlines were forced to cancel flights to and from Paris's main airports and several cities in southern France Tuesday as air traffic controllers kicked off a six-day strike.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Tens of degrees below zero during winter and home to endangered species and remote infrastructure — welcome to the Russian Arctic, a new promised land for oil companies despite clear obstacles.
To Olli Rehn, the EU's low-key but hardline economics affairs commissioner, another push against austerity could not have come as much of a surprise.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The eurozone's current account surplus grew to 21.5 billion euros (US$29.3 billion) in April, European Central Bank (ECB) data showed Friday.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Cyprus returned to international markets on Wednesday after raising 750 million euros (US$1 billion) with its first public issue of bonds since last year's bailout saved it from bankruptcy.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Bulgaria's foreign minister says Cyprus could supply his country and other central European nations with natural gas to lessen the region's heavy dependence on Russian deliveries.
Monday, June 16, 2014
The small- and mid-sized companies that form the backbone of the German economy are increasingly being snapped up by foreign — and predominantly Chinese — investors as the families that run them find no suitable heirs to pass their businesses on to.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Britain's finance minister George Osborne has unveiled measures aimed at curbing London's surging house price inflation, as the Bank of England stands ready to finally raise interest rates.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to take up tobacco industry appeals over more than US$64 million in damages awarded to former smokers for health problems resulting from their addiction.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Mario Draghi took another great step this week in leading the eurozone, including the reluctant German Bundesbank, into the world of negative interest rates, showing for the second time that he is a central banker with the magic touch.