Inflation across the single currency bloc fell to 0.7% in January moving closer to deflationary territory
European Central Bank
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Saturday 29 June 2013
A couple of years ago there was universal outrage when it was discovered well after the event that Goldman Sachs had used its bankerly skills to help the Greek government of the time disguise the country’s true financial position so it would qualify for membership of the euro.
Friday 28 June 2013
Croatia already effectively lives with interest rate decisions made by the European Central Bank so it might as well sign up for full membership
Sunday 23 June 2013
Ecnomic View: Understandably there has been criticism of the timing and phraseology of the Bernanke speech
Saturday 22 June 2013
The FTSE 100 index hit a 5-month low yesterday as it ended a fifth successive week of losses, while disruption in Greece signalled there could be more turmoil ahead.
Friday 21 June 2013
London’s leading shares were today set for a fifth successive week of losses — their worst performance since the eurozone crisis triggered a summer of turmoil in markets in 2011.
Monday 10 June 2013
Crisis could be reignited if Germany’s highest court rules against the European Central Bank
Friday 07 June 2013
The unemployment rate rsoe from 7.5 to 7.6 per cent
European Central Bank leaves interest rates unchanged, leaving unconventional measures to kick eurozone out of recession 'on the shelf'
Thursday 06 June 2013
The European Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged, admitting it has discussed a number of policy options in case the eurozone fails to emerge from recession later in the year.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Profits ‘will soar at European airlines’
Eurozone in crisis: One in four youths is jobless as unemployment across 17 nations in the single currency reaches record high
Saturday 01 June 2013
Total unemployment rises to 19.4 million amid fresh criticism of austerity
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Bloomberg apologised after the financial news agency let its reporters access clients' information
Saturday 11 May 2013
Lloyds Banking Group, bailed out to the tune of £20bn by the taxpayer four years ago, yesterday made two moves signalling its strengthening balance sheet.
Friday 10 May 2013
Lloyds Banking Group, bailed out to the tune of £20 billion by the taxpayer four years ago, today made two moves signalling its strengthening balance sheet.
Thursday 09 May 2013
The Bank of England today decided against giving a further boost to the British economy in Governor Sir Mervyn King’s penultimate meeting at the helm.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The FTSE 100 index has hit its highest level since December 2007, buoyed by a cut in Australian interest rates, some better-than-expected German factory output data and the afterglow from last week's decent US jobs report.
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