Monday, April 14, 2014
U.S. energy major Chevron, shielded by barbed wire, under police protection and under fire from egg throwers, is in trouble in Romania with villagers angry at its drive to drill for shale gas.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Standard and Poor's on Friday downgraded Finland's outlook to “negative,” putting another crack in the credit image of one of the few countries to hold the top-notch “AAA” rating.
The rate of inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, fell to its lowest level in more than three years in March, official final data showed on Friday.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Bailed-out Greece returned to bond markets with a bang on Thursday after a four-year exclusion, raising 3.0 billion euros and sending a major signal that the eurozone debt crisis is fading.
The masterminds of sun-powered plane Solar Impulse formally unveiled their new aircraft Wednesday, a year ahead of their planned round-the-world flight.
Germany's leading economic think tanks on Thursday raised their growth forecast for Europe's top economy this year and next year, but warned of headwinds from new government policies.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Bank of England (BOE) is forecast Thursday to freeze interest rates at a record-low 0.50 percent, amid caution over the strength of Britain's economic recovery, analysts said.
Germany's trade surplus shrank nine percent in February from the January level, allowing for seasonal blips, the federal statistics office Destatis said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Government data show that German industrial production grew for the fourth consecutive month in February, underlining expectations of a pickup in Europe's biggest economy.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Oil-rich Norway moved Friday to target its huge sovereign wealth fund's investments more closely at boosting green businesses, but environmentalists said the proposals were not strong enough.