Friday February 27, 2015
US economic growth braked more sharply than initially thought in the fourth quarter amid a slow pace of stock accumulation by businesses and a wider trade deficit.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
The European Commission has granted France until 2017 to bring its budget deficit below the EU limit of 3% of GDP after Paris missed an already extended 2015 deadline.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Germany's public finances were back in the black in 2014, when Europe's biggest economy clocked up a surplus equivalent to 0.6% of overall output.
Friday February 20, 2015
British chancellor George Osborne has received a boost in the last set of public finance figures before the country's budget as bumper income tax receipts and a £3.6bn revision helped him near his deficit target.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
Ireland had the smallest increase in inflation in the five years to 2013, was the fifth most expensive EU state that year, had the EU's highest fertility rate and the third highest percentage increase in population between 2003 and 2013.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
The Swiss government said it suffered its first federal budget deficit in nearly a decade last year following a surprise 9% drop in key sources of tax revenue.
Thursday February 05, 2015
The US trade deficit in December widened sharply to its highest level since 2012 as imports rose despite a lower energy bill, which could see the fourth-quarter growth estimate revised down.
Friday January 30, 2015
US economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of 2014 as weak business spending and a wider trade deficit offset the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006.
Thursday January 29, 2015
Ulster Bank is believed to be speeding up the sale of the lender's remaining Irish loans as the UK parent decides to cut its losses and wind up its toxic loans unit early.
Thursday January 15, 2015
The Reserve Bank of India surprised markets with a 25 basis point cut in interest rates today and signalled it could do more.