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.
Which Country Has The Highest Retirement Age In The Developed World, At 69?
December 06 2013 10:08 AM
Retirement shouldn't take up more than two decades according to the U.K. government.