Inflation across the single currency bloc fell to 0.7% in January moving closer to deflationary territory
European Central Bank
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Tuesday 26 February 2013
Fear stalked markets today as the prospect of political gridlock in Italy and panic over a new phase in the eurozone crisis triggered a global sell-off.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Saturday 16 February 2013
Tension builds over Japan's efforts to drive down yen, but ministers resist crackdown
Friday 15 February 2013
Global finance ministers braced for more skirmishes today in a week of simmering tension over “currency wars” as the G20 gathered in Moscow.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Monday 11 February 2013
The world’s biggest nations will struggle to raise an extra $8 trillion (£5.1 trillion) in badly needed investment without “far-reaching reform” of the global financial system, a panel of international experts warned today.
Thursday 07 February 2013
The former Anglo Irish Bank is to be liquidated after emergency laws were enacted in Ireland overnight.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Monday 04 February 2013
Spain was yanked back closer to the danger zone as financial markets reacted badly to accusations of corruption made at the weekend against Mariano Rajoy's ruling Popular Party.
Friday 01 February 2013
Recent months have seen a marked calming of the crisis that, as recently as last summer, threatened to pitch Greece out of the eurozone and its remaining members – if not the entire world – into chaos.
Saturday 26 January 2013
Europe banks rally and sterling takes tumble in latest blow to Chancellor
Friday 18 January 2013
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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Athens has got its Troika bailout cash and seen its credit rating upgraded. So can Greece now breathe a little easier? Not so fast, says Ben Chu
Thursday 13 December 2012
PM demands concessions as quid pro quo for closer eurozone monetary union
Tuesday 11 December 2012
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