- 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.
- Euro Zone: Out Of The Woods Yet?
August 14 2013 8:40 AM
A months-long recession has ended, with GDP performance boosted by above-consensus U.K. employment data.
- July Euro Zone Econ Sentiment Better Than Expected
August 13 2013 7:59 AM
Upbeat economic data from the euro zone and the U.K. strengthen hopes of a recovery in the region's economies.
- Myanmar Fish Exporters Grateful For EU Trade Breaks But Doubt They're Ready
August 13 2013 5:53 AM
Myanmar's fish exporters appreciate new EU's policies aiming to boost their trade but are uncertain how they will benefit.
- Want A Private Airport? Spain Has A Big One For Sale
August 09 2013 1:19 PM
Spain's painful two-year recession is about to end. But the worst isn't over yet.
- Norway's Investment Fund Is Rethinking Its Strategy
August 09 2013 10:45 AM
Does Norway's sovereign wealth fund, which generates its money from oil and gas taxes, need to re-position its assets?
- What Will It Take For The UK Central Bank To Change Interest Rates?
August 07 2013 8:22 AM
The Bank of England aims to keep interest rates low until mid-2016, but only if certain criteria are met.
- Bank Of England To Follow Fed's Lead On Interest Rates?
August 06 2013 2:10 PM
The big day is almost upon us. The BoE is expected to unveil new guidance for setting interest rates on Wednesday.
- Italy's GDP Contracts Less Than Feared
August 06 2013 8:32 AM
The latest stat is another sign of recovery in an economy that is clawing back from an 8-quarter-long recession.
- June Euro Zone Retail Sales Dip
August 05 2013 8:44 AM
The latest statistic follows a mixed performance for the index in recent months.
- EU And UK Post Promising PMI Numbers
August 05 2013 7:57 AM
EU business activity expands indicating signs that economies in the region are clawing back from months of economic decay.
- Euro zone Manufacturing Rises
August 01 2013 8:43 AM
Manufacturing output rose in Europe, fueling speculation that recovery may be around the corner.
- ECB Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged
August 01 2013 8:08 AM
The continent's manufacturing sector appears to have found a floor, after months of contracting.
- June Europe Unemployment Up Year Over Year
July 31 2013 8:01 AM
There were 1 million more jobless in the EU than in June 2012, and youth unemployment neared 60% in Greece and Spain.
- Spain Recession Eased In Q2; Growth Seen
July 30 2013 12:07 PM
Spain's economy barely contracted in the second quarter, possibly auguring an end to the country's four-year recession.
- EU Economic Sentiment Uptrend Continues
July 30 2013 8:56 AM
Europe's rising economic sentiment, which has been trending higher since May, extended its increase in July.
- July German Inflation Up Slightly More Than Expected
July 30 2013 8:48 AM
The inflation gains were led by sharply higher food prices, officials said.