EU Leaders Tread Uncharted Waters With Ambitious Banking Reform
December 20 2013 4:00 AM
The deal involves the creation of a $75 billion common European fund to tackle ailing banks while avoiding expensive, taxpayer-funded bailouts.
EU Loses S&P AAA Rating
December 20 2013 3:38 AM
Recent rating cuts involving several member countries affected the overall rating of the EU.
Under Bernanke, US Averted Catastrophe, And Inflation Remains Under Control
December 18 2013 4:40 PM
Chairman Bernanke defended his eight-year track record at the Fed in his last press conference.
UK Jobless Rate Falls, But Has The BOE Moved On?
December 18 2013 6:05 AM
The Bank of England said short-term interest rates in the U.K., U.S. and euro zone have diverged more than earlier in the year.
German Business Index Continues To Rise
December 18 2013 5:28 AM
In Germany, the future holds more promise than the present-day situation, the latest data indicates.
UK’s Tesco Applies To Enter Indian Market; What About Other Retailers?
December 17 2013 12:05 PM
Tesco, which is to close its unprofitable stores in Japan and the United States, seems to think India offers huge potential.
German ZEW Sentiment At Highest Level In 7 Years
December 17 2013 6:09 AM
ZEW analysts expect economic development in Germany and the euro zone to improve further in 2014, while others urge caution.
UK Inflation Hits 4-Year Low
December 17 2013 5:31 AM
Slower increases in food and energy prices caused the inflation to moderate to a multiyear low.
Euro Zone, EU Post Trade Surplus
December 16 2013 6:44 AM
The EU's trade balance overcame a trade deficit from the previous month, while the euro zone's surplus nearly doubled over last year's.
Her Majesty's Kingdom - Startup Magnet
December 13 2013 1:31 PM
Despite many structural hurdles and economic headwinds, Britain is in the midst of an entrepreneurial renaissance.
Why The ECB Is Promising To Extend Easy Money Policy
December 12 2013 6:39 AM
Those expecting a quick tightening of monetary policy in 2014 will encounter a sobering reality.
French Inflation Holds Steady, Italy Records Decline
December 12 2013 5:13 AM
A drop in fuel prices, among other factors, exerted downward inflationary pressure in both France and Italy.
Greek Unemployment Rate Refuses To Inch Down
December 11 2013 5:53 AM
A stubborn jobless rate keeps Greece reeling under austerity measures put in place after the nation's debt crisis.
German Inflation Steady In November
December 11 2013 3:01 AM
Low energy prices helped Germany's consumer inflation rate to hold steady in the month of November.
China 2035 - Talk About Electricity Demand
December 10 2013 8:22 AM
Even with a Chinese economic slowdown, China's total power demand is expected to hit a remarkable level in 2035.
Italy Stops Shrinking While UK Continues To Grow
December 10 2013 6:47 AM
Data on industrial production from around Europe painted a mixed picture about the health of the region's economy.
What The Latest WTO Agreement Means For The Global Economy
December 09 2013 10:39 AM
WTO leaders hailed the weekend trade pact as a major breakthrough, but some economists think it's just so much small change.
German Industrial Output Slips Unexpectedly
December 09 2013 6:38 AM
Analysts had expected industrial production to gain momentum in October. Instead, it raises concerns about the state of the economy.
Germany's Trade Surplus Narrows In October
December 09 2013 2:49 AM
Germany’s exports to EU member states grew by 2.1 percent while imports rose by 3.1 percent.
Your Ultimate Guide To The 2014 Global Economy
December 06 2013 12:31 PM
Two indicators per country, or, how to stay on top of global economic trends in 2014 like an economist.