- Super Luxury Prices Rising In UK Faster Than General Inflation
June 26 2013 10:35 AM
Asia and Middle Eastern superrich have helped push up the cost of British ultra-luxury goods and services.
- Eiffel Tower Workers Walk Out And Strand Tourists
June 25 2013 3:33 PM
About 300 workers walked out after negotiations with tower officials failed, leaving thousands of tourists on the ground.
- Germany's Ifo Index Shows Businesses Growing Upbeat
June 24 2013 10:26 AM
Expert analysts say this Ifo reading could lead to annual GDP growth of a solid 2 percent or so.
- This Week's Economic Events: US Housing Data On Tap
June 24 2013 5:49 AM
This week’s U.S. data releases are likely to highlight the current contrast between trends in the industrial and household sectors.
- BIS Asks Govts To Stop Leaning On Central Banks, Enact Reforms
June 24 2013 1:52 AM
The BIS said the global economic crisis had peaked, and governments should take over from central banks the task of rejuvenating their economies.
- Trans-Siberian Railway To Be Modernized
June 21 2013 12:54 PM
Russia will invest half of its welfare reserves in a bid to boost the flagging economy.
- Developed Economies Steady; Emerging Markets Struggle
June 21 2013 12:40 PM
China in particular is struggling through a period of transition, with lower growth rates, said Barclays economists.
- PMI Suggests EU Slowdown Easing
June 20 2013 6:52 AM
Euro zone PMI data on Thursday hinted at an easing of the downturn despite signs the economy contracted for a seventh consecutive quarter.
- ECB Could Use Negative Deposit Rates To Aid EZ: Draghi
June 18 2013 6:17 AM
ECB's Mario Draghi said Tuesday that the bank may resort to unusual policy measures such as negative deposit rates to save the euro zone.
- German Sentiment, UK Inflation Up
June 18 2013 5:47 AM
Investor sentiment in Germany and the euro zone improved more than expected while inflation in the UK rebounded, data released on Tuesday show.
- G8 Leaders Call Jobs And Growth 'Top Priority'
June 18 2013 12:01 AM
Complete text of the G-8 communique on global economy issued on Monday. The meeting continues Tuesday.
- EU-US Trade Pact Talks Under Way
June 17 2013 12:21 PM
The EU and the U.S. launched negotiations over a historic trade deal at the G-8 summit, despite French objections late last week.
- Assessing The Mixed Impact Of An EU-US Trade Deal
June 17 2013 8:53 AM
A study says an EU-US trade deal could harm their traditional trading partners and emerging markets.
- IMF Cuts 2014 US Growth Outlook To 2.7% From 3.0%
June 14 2013 11:50 AM
The International Monetary Fund blamed the sequestration and deficit reduction for its lowered GDP outlook for the U.S.
- EU Inflation, Jobless Stats Causes Of Concern
June 14 2013 8:46 AM
The latest European Union inflation and unemployment data show the continent's economy is still struggling to recover.
- Portugal's President: Kick IMF Out Of The Troika!
June 14 2013 5:55 AM
Portugal's President Aníbal Cavaco Silva says the IMF has different goals than the EU, which governs the two other branches of the Troika.
- G-8 Summit Draws Flak From Tax Havens, Anti-capitalists
June 14 2013 3:30 AM
The two-day G-8 summit, scheduled to begin Monday in Northern Ireland, is facing a flurry of criticism from various quarters.
- Is Transatlantic Free- Trade Agreement Coming Soon?
June 13 2013 10:51 AM
Free trade between Europe and North America is being discussed, but there are some barriers to an agreement.
- G-8 Summit Discussions Will Range From Taxes To Trade And Banks
June 13 2013 9:02 AM
The upcoming G-8 summit in Ireland will focus on central bank policy, tax evasion and free trade.
- Senior BoE Official Warns Of A Mega Bubble In Govt Bonds
June 13 2013 2:24 AM
A senior BoE official warned of a major bond bubble threat while the BoE said the consequences of raising rates too quickly would be severe.