Wednesday May 27, 2015
Consumer confidence in Germany is at its highest in 13 and a half years, as the positive economic outlook and low inflation persuade consumers to open their purses.
Friday May 22, 2015
The president of the ECB has called on euro zone countries to reform their economies, warning that future growth, in the face of entrenched unemployment and low investment, will be modest.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Japan's economy expanded at its fastest pace in a year in three months from January to March as business investment rose slightly.
Monday May 18, 2015
Greece needs to strike a deal with its creditors by the end of the month to stay afloat, the government has said, as investors ditched Greek bonds in a sign of growing concern about possible bankruptcy.
Friday May 15, 2015
The European Central Bank will not stop short in rolling out its €1 trillion money printing scheme, its president said, playing down fears that quantitative easing could blow price bubbles.
Thursday May 14, 2015
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland is calling on the Government to double investment in Research, Development and Innovation to 3% of GDP by 2025.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
Euro zone economic growth was slightly weaker than expected in the first quarter because of slower than anticipated expansion in Germany.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
Economic growth appears to be flagging in the US, while France and Italy are outperforming as the euro zone economy recovers, a monthly OECD measure showed today.
Monday May 11, 2015
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakishas has warned the country would face a cash crunch within two weeks, and was in an urgent need of the last tranche of rescue funds from its €240 billion bailout.
Friday May 08, 2015
Sterling bounced back to its highest level in a week last night and had its most dramatic one day jump in six years after it became apparent that there would not be long drawn out negotiations on the formation of the next UK government.