Economy & Finance

Avoid ideology over ECB bond-buying: Nowotny

Published 31/08/2012

ALPBACH, Austria (Reuters) - ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny called on Friday for ideological differences over whether the European Central Bank should buy bonds [more…]

Japan’s surprisingly weak industrial output darkens economic outlook

Published 31/08/2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output unexpectedly fell as factories cut output to key Chinese and European markets while a leading indicator for manufacturing hovered [more…]

Markets will wait for ECB silver bullet, but not for long

Markets will wait for ECB silver bullet, but not for long

Published 29/08/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors have put their faith in the European Central Bank's ability to get on top of the euro zone debt crisis and [more…]

Spain, EU in agreement over bad bank terms: minister

Spain, EU in agreement over bad bank terms: minister

Published 29/08/2012

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government and European Union officials are in agreement on the general terms for creating a bad bank to hold toxic [more…]

German leader looks to reassure Chinese on euro

Published 28/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel makes her second trip to China in half a year this week, hoping to strengthen booming trade ties and [more…]

Judge to stay Tribune plan pending $1.5 billion creditors bond

Published 23/08/2012

(Reuters) - Tribune Co creditors won a stay Wednesday of last month's order confirming the company's plan to exit bankruptcy, so long as they pay [more…]

Oil lower in choppy trading- Euro zone issues weigh

Published 20/08/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Monday in choppy trading as investors worried about the European Central Bank's ability to address the euro [more…]

Global stocks slip, euro wavers on ECB comment

Published 20/08/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global shares and the euro closed almost flat on Monday after the European Central Bank sought to squash speculation about a [more…]

Small states squabble over euro zone’s future

Published 17/08/2012

VIENNA/HELSINKI (Reuters) - Smaller euro zone countries that have retained top credit ratings through the region's crisis squabbled on Friday over whether struggling nations like [more…]

Eurozone shuttle diplomacy to pick up pace before critical month

Eurozone shuttle diplomacy to pick up pace before critical month

Published 16/08/2012

BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - After a brief summer lull, euro zone leaders are gearing up for a round of shuttle diplomacy in the run-up to what [more…]