Monday, September 29, 2014
The European Central Bank will this week unveil details of its plans to inject cash into the moribund eurozone economy, even as analysts express doubt about the effectiveness of the measures.
Ireland is mounting a spirited fightback from economic collapse but as recovery takes hold, a housing shortage has sparked talk of another dangerous property bubble.
Germany, which has long seen itself as the star pupil among debt-mired European economies, is heading for a steep decline driven by serious delusions about its own model, prominent experts are warning.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Greece has not yet made any request for an early exit to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) bailout program, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday.
Spain raised its growth forecast on Friday for this year and next and said unemployment would ease by two percentage points in 2015 as the economic recovery gathers pace.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak warned Friday that Europe is contractually not allowed to re-export gas to Ukraine and could see its supplies cut if it did so.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Britain on Thursday said new powers to punish rigging of Libor interest rates with criminal sanctions should be extended for seven major benchmarks, drawing in oil, gold and currency markets.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Germany's Ifo business confidence indicator fell to its lowest level in 17 months in September, data showed on Wednesday, as Europe's biggest economy increasingly feels the chill from geopolitical crises.
The Warsaw stock exchange, central Europe's leading market, said Tuesday it had decided to put the brakes on a possible merger with its Vienna-based counterpart.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
European equities slid on Tuesday as news of a sharp slowdown in eurozone business activity stoked fears over the timid economic recovery.