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Euro zone services and manufacturing activity expanded in December, offering hope that the region's recovery is becoming more entrenched.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone posted its strongest growth since May 2011 in December but the data point to continuing divergence in the bloc.
Despite years of speculation about which country will quit first, the euro zone will become one country bigger when Latvia joins on January, 1.
The euro zone debt crisis may be have eased in the markets this year, but analysts have told CNBC that 2014 could bring disturbance on a political front.
The former head of the European Central Bank told CNBC that global growth is set to pick up in 2014.
The creation of a new union for Europe’s banks has already been subject to more negotiations than a billionaire’s pre-nup agreement.
European leaders are beginning a two-day summit on Thursday in an attempt to sign off on a banking union deal before the weekend.
The euro zone’s plans to reshape its banking system and deal with future crises can seem like nothing more than an excuse to create new bureaucracies.
German business sentiment rose in December, according to data released by the Ifo Institute on Wednesday, adding to a raft of recent positive economic data from the euro zone's largest economy.
The dangerous link between fragile banks and governments in the euro zone has been detailed in a new transparency report by the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The declining cost of repaying debt for the weaker euro zone economies in the past 2 years is one of the key reasons for a partial euro zone recovery.
It has been three centuries since Catalonia was independent from Spain, but the day when it regains autonomy seems closer.
Ireland becomes the first of the euro zone’s financial crisis casualties to stage a recovery when it exits its $114 billion aid program.
Switzerland's exchange rate peg against the euro remains "absolutely necessary", despite the upturn in the single currency, the head of the Swiss National Bank told CNBC.
Slovenia's banks need $6.62 billion to plug the holes in their balance sheets, the central bank said on Thursday.
Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras told CNBC he was still hopeful that Greece would receive its next 1 billion euro installment of aid.
While there's still a war to be fought, the austerity advocates are pretty clearly winning the battle over how to fix the global economy.
The ECB on Thursday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.25 percent after surprising markets with a rate cut last month.
The U.K. government is to introduce a new levy on foreign homebuyers, raising concerns that this could put the brakes on London's property market.
The world economy will put on a growth spurt next year, accelerating to beat 30-year averages by growing by 3.7 percent in 2014, Credit Suisse said.