- Euro Zone Inflation Drops Well Below ECB Target
September 16 2013 7:09 AM
But, the ECB's Mario Draghi said the 'risk of an extreme event' had reduced and that capital flows had resumed to non-core economies.
- Euro Zone Employment Falls, Swedish GDP Contracts
September 13 2013 6:59 AM
Second-quarter employment data showed that job cuts are slowing, but an upturn in the labor market is still distant.
- US Economic Freedom On The Decline
September 12 2013 2:56 PM
The United States, which ranked 10th on the Economic Freedom Index, scored 76, the lowest it has scored since 2000.
- July Euro Zone Industrial Output Drops
September 12 2013 6:29 AM
Put it in the category of a disappointment: industrial production in the euro zone fell in July, after analysts had predicted no change.
- UK Jobless Rate Dips
September 11 2013 6:29 AM
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said that the bank could raise interest rates if the unemployment rate drops below 7 percent.
- Where In The World Are The Latest Tax Havens?
September 06 2013 12:38 PM
Looking for a good place to stash cash? Here's a map of countries and regions that are former, current and emerging tax havens.
- G-20 Leaders Agree On Tax Evasion Measure But Split On Syria, Emerging Markets
September 06 2013 7:00 AM
Trouble in emerging markets dominated discussions about the global economy, while tensions between world leaders on Syria hung over the summit.
- G-20 Summit To Focus On Syria
September 04 2013 7:52 AM
Other expected topics: government deficits, turbulence in emerging markets and an agreement to combat tax evasion.
- Only Nine Countries Have A Higher Minimum Wage Than The US’
September 03 2013 3:31 PM
After adjusting for buying power, the U.S. minimum wage doesn’t sound quite so low.
- ECB Minutes: To Publish Or Not To Publish?
September 03 2013 3:26 PM
Currently, the ECB is the only major central bank that doesn’t publish meeting minutes.
- The European Economic Rebound: Three Promising Trends
September 03 2013 11:14 AM
Strong manufacturing and air freight data are just some positive economic signs for Europe, alongside the U.K.’s slightly more robust recovery.
- Euro Zone, UK Continue Recovery In Manufacturing Sector
September 02 2013 6:38 AM
UK’s factory activity remained robust in August, while many euro zone nations, except France and Greece, posted growth.
- Euro Zone Jobless Rate Steady In July
August 30 2013 6:39 AM
The lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria and Germany, while jobs continued to be scarce in Greece and Spain.
- Bank Of England Ready To Inject More Stimulus
August 28 2013 9:40 AM
In his first speech since taking office July 1, BoE Governor Mark Carney says the recovery seen so far isn't enough.
- Many Historic Italian Brands Shuttered As Recession Drags On
August 27 2013 6:00 AM
It is too soon to conclude that the crisis in Italy is nearing an end.
- German Ifo Index Beats Expectations
August 27 2013 5:04 AM
Overall business sentiment in Germany improved while retail business sentiment took a dip. Six-month outlook bright.
- Lagarde Says Withdrawing Stimulus Is Tricky
August 24 2013 2:34 PM
Long periods of low interest rates and loose monetary policy were a necessary risk, but they must eventually end, the IMF chief said.
- Ever Hear Of Jante? It Saved Sweden From The Global Financial Crisis
August 23 2013 10:18 PM
The little-known Law of Jante may be the reason that Sweden skimmed over the world's recession relatively unscathed, but at what cost?
- Germany, UK GDP Maintain Recovery Momentum
August 23 2013 5:38 AM
Chancellor Merkel is looking forward to a sweet September and a great Oktoberfest: Germany's economy grew 0.9% in 2013; the U.K.'s, 1.5%.
- Iceland Remains Europe's Problem Child As Debt Problems Threaten
August 16 2013 12:10 PM
Iceland is casting a chill over the euro zone's economic warm-up.