Monday, January 20, 2014
Ultra-low inflation in the eurozone has sparked a divide among officials and analysts over whether the risk of deflation is a real “ogre” or just a phantom menace.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Registrations for new cars in the European Union slid 1.7 percent in 2013, manufacturer data showed Thursday, although country figures were varied, with Britain showing a big increase while sales in Italy and France slumped.
The French state has raised 451 million euros (US$614 million) by selling a one percent stake in European aircaft and defence corporation Airbus Group, the economy minister said Thursday.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Britain's 12-month inflation slowed to the target rate of 2.0 percent in December and to the lowest level for more than four years, official data showed on Tuesday.
Spain's economy grew by about 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, faster than the 0.1 percent seen in the previous quarter, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said Monday.
Monday, January 13, 2014
The exclusive Swiss private banking sector has been revolutionized by key players Pictet, Lombard Odier and Mirabaud, amid a tough new regulatory environment and a crackdown on tax cheats.
Sweden scores high in international rankings of mining nations, but concern is growing that the Scandinavian country is selling its vast underground resources far too cheap.
Bulgaria's economic outlook may be gloomy but Dragomir Kouzov, founder of bicycle manufacturer Drag and one of a new breed of niche entrepreneurs in the EU's poorest country, is anything but.
Friday, January 10, 2014
The European Central Bank opted to hold key rates at its first meeting of 2014 on Thursday, but analysts said it may have to take more concrete action later.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Eurozone unemployment continued near record highs in November at 12.1 percent but there were signs the bad times may be easing as the debt crisis peaks out, analysts said on Wednesday.