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Inflation across the single currency bloc fell to 0.7% in January moving closer to deflationary territory

Rivals leaving Britain behind in ‘global race’ for recovery

Analysis of IMF data claims UK growth will trail most other major economies by the end of Coalition’s term

Hamish McRae: It is in Europe's interest to be nice to us – even if we do want a divorce

From the City: We have had a dry run for this great debate in the one about the adoption of the euro

Better exports boost manufacturing sector

Stronger exports helped the manufacturing sector record its best performance for more than two years in July as its recovery gathered pace.

Joblessness is down but eurozone still suffers, say analysts

Unemployment in the eurozone fell for the first time in two years in June, but City analysts warned that the single currency's economic problems were far from resolved.

The Business Matrix: Wednesday 31 July 2013

Profits down a fifth at Drax 

Most City analysts had pencilled in about £433 million pre-tax profit for easyJet

EasyJet lifts profit forecast after rivals start to pull out of routes

EasyJet flew still higher today with shares up almost 8 per cent as struggling competitors pulling out of routes helped the budget carrier put out a stronger-than-expected profit forecast for this year.

Single currency could emerge from recession as eurozone bounces back to growth

China's huge manufacturing engine loses steam

The new Great Game: Europe looks within for roots of renewal

The need for greater  integration to deal with its debt problems may be the catalyst for the shift to autarchy

Maybe investors should consider commercial rather than residential property?

Shares or property – what's best?

It's your choice because both bricks and mortar and stocks are on the up, says Julian Knight

Postcard from... Brussels

The eurozone is getting a new member, and with Latvia’s entry comes a new coin that could rattle around in pockets from the southern shores of Cyprus to the northern reaches of Finland.

The IMF raised UK economic growth forecast to 0.9% but has cut its prediction for global growth

IMF raises UK economic growth forecast to 0.9% but cuts prediction for global growth

Boost for George Osborne's deficit-busting plans as it almost entirely reverses the IMF's earlier growth forecast cuts

Hamish McRae: People are moving to where the jobs are – within Europe or outside

Europe is experiencing a huge shift in population, exacerbated by the eurozone’s rigidities

Mark Carney debuts with clear signal Bank of England will not raise rates soon

FTSE 100 surges, sterling plunges within seconds of announcement; ECB echoes with first ever forward guidance for markets

Portugal's economy in crisis as two ministers resign from coalition government

The junior People's Party prompts political and economic crisis over austerity split

'S***storm' is a word Chancellor Angela Merkel likes, having used it to describe the Eurozone crisis

Scheißesturm! Why foreign swearing is best (as Angela Merkel knows)

Despite the fact that German is a better language than English for compound nouns, the latest addition to German dictionaries has a particularly British ring to it.

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