Germany offered Greece further aid to establish a growth fund on Thursday, but a German member of the European Parliament (MEP) told CNBC the amount was too small, and came two years too late.
Car sales for June in the European Union fell to their lowest point since 1996, prompting analysts to warn the data could get worse before it gets better.
U.K. bankers earning more than 1 million euros ($1.3 million) in 2010 and 2011 outnumbered all of their counterparts in the rest of the European Union put together, although the average pay of U.K. bankers fell.
China's economy will continue to slow, a number of high profile analysts said on Monday, forecasting that growth could fall to as low as 4-to-5 percent by the end of the decade.
The French president Francois Hollande appeared the eternal optimist on Sunday when he told the nation that France was "in recovery" despite economic evidence to the contrary, prompting analysts to say Hollande was refusing to face up to France's economic reality.
The European Central Bank's monetary policy will stay loose for an extended period of time as Europe's recovery lags behind the U.S., the vice-president of the European Central Bank told CNBC.
The latest interest rate hike by Brazil's central bank will "severely" affect the country's growth outlook and signals that the central bank is getting tough on inflation, analysts told CNBC.
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