BRUSSELS, July 25- The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.» Read More
The risks of debt deflation and disorderly sovereign and private-sector defaults are rising because policymakers are pressing ahead with spending cuts and raising taxes before seeing strong signs of an economic recovery, economist Nouriel Roubini wrote in a commentary piece for Project Syndicate.
European investors were set to take a wait-and-see approach to start Tuesday, with indications of little change to major markets at the opening bell.
China’s inflation is soaring, Democrats in Congress are likely to pass the tax cut extension and spending bill, the FOMC meets this week, European Union leaders will also meet this week and what has everyone so bullish? Here's what you need to know for this week.
Europe was nowhere near ready for the euro when it was introduced in 1999 and the sovereign debt crisis has proven critics of a one-size-fits-all monetary policy right, London mayor Boris Johson wrote in an opinion piece for UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph on Monday.
Perhaps there’s a lesson to be learned from the Germans whose economy has bounced back from the recession quicker that the US’s and who have a workforce that is, largely, working.
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy meet in the small German town of Freiburg to discuss their next move in the euro-zone debt crisis, the market is still questioning what International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Khan calls the EU’s "piecemeal" response.
European shares looked set to extend their winning streak to a fifth session Friday as investor sentiment got a boost from positive economic data from the U.S.
New developments on the EU debt trading speculation front.
Austerity measures have been a major point of tension between European governments and their population, often resulting in violent clashes.
In late 2006, the German engineering giant Siemens, one of world’s largest companies, was engulfed in a corruption scandal.
European stocks looked set to continue the strong performance of the previous session at the open Thursday as commodities regained strength and boosted the major indexes.
Will the euro zone survive in its current form? Martin Wolf addresses this question by considering three more issues in the Financial Times.
European stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, with stocks poised to halt a week-long rally, mirroring a mixed session on Wall Street.
Some countries in Western Europe are bankrupt or are having serious liquidity problems and they should be allowed to restructure their debt, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Tuesday.
The baby boomers will retire earlier and live longer, draining young people's income with their final salary pension schemes - something youth will find impossible to attain.
European stocks were seen rising on Tuesday, lifted by U.S. President Barack Obama's compromise deal to extend all Bush-era tax cuts for two years.
Europe’s leaders face fresh splits over how to tackle the euro zone’s escalating crisis after being urged to create a vast market for joint European government bonds. The FT reports.
European shares are seen opening little changed Friday after Thursday's strong gains, with investors waiting for widely-watched US nonfarm payrolls data for near-term market direction.
Ireland’s banks are among the most exposed to some of the other weaker euro zone nations, in spite of the industry’s tiny network of foreign operations. The FT reports.
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