Friday, February 27, 2015
Germany's economy, Europe's largest, is showing more signs of strength, with new figures released Thursday showing consumer confidence at a 13-year high and unemployment declining further.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Moody's cut Russia's debt rating by one notch into “junk” territory Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis and the fall in oil prices and the ruble will further undermine Russia's economy.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Greece was expected Wednesday to bid for extra debt crisis aid from the EU without strings attached, ahead of a closely watched ECB meeting on the country's emergency funds.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Strong growth in Germany helped the eurozone economy expand faster than expected in the final three months of 2014, the latest in a string of indicators showing the region is picking up steam amid lower oil prices and a weaker euro.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The former HSBC employee who leaked sensational secret documents alleging the bank helped wealthy customers dodge millions of dollars in taxes warned Tuesday that the revelations are just the “tip of the iceberg.”
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Greece was locked Monday in intense talks with its EU partners after the country's prime minister stuck to his anti-austerity guns with the deadline for a deal needed to avoid the risk of default and a euro exit just days away.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The EU raised its growth forecast for the eurozone on the back of cheap oil and a weak euro, but warned that with deflation taking hold the bloc's struggling economies must keep up their reforms.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Maybe all the doom and gloom surrounding the 19-country eurozone has been overdone.
Monday, February 2, 2015
U.S. negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.
Portugal's property market continues to expand at double digit rates thanks to foreign buyers, including China's new wealthy, despite a corruption scandal over visas used to lure in rich non-Europeans.