Thursday, April 2, 2015
Europe's new banking supervisory chief, Daniele Nouy, suggested Wednesday that banks should limit their exposure to sovereign debt which she said can no longer be regarded as risk-free.
Germany's total debt increased slightly in 2014, but because the economy grew, its proportion of overall output fell, the country's central bank or Bundesbank said Wednesday.
As the main blast furnace at one of Europe's most polluted steelworks belches its last toxic cloud, activist Fabio Matacchiera was the only one there celebrating.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Dutch state-owned bank ABN Amro on Sunday said its board members had spurned a 100,000-euro pay rise following public outrage.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies.
The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece's sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The EU unveiled an ambitious plan to overhaul Europe's fragmented digital landscape on Wednesday that would allow Europeans traveling in other bloc countries to get their Netflix film fix or watch BBC iPlayer even when abroad.
Loans to the private sector in the euro area, a gauge of economic health, slipped year-on-year in February, but by less than in January, the European Central Bank said Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The EU said Wednesday it has decided to impose anti-dumping duties for six months on flat-rolled stainless steel imports from China and Taiwan.
German business confidence rose to its highest level in eight months in March, as optimism continues to grow about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy, the Ifo economic institute said Wednesday.